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" It requires but a small portion of the gift of discernment for any one to foresee that Providence will erect a mighty empire in America. "
Life of Arthur Lee, LL. D.: Joint Commissioner of the United States to the ... - Page 219
by Richard Henry Lee - 1829
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THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORY, FROM THE DISCOVERY OF THE CONTINENT BY THE NORTHMEN ...

CHARLES W. ELLIOTT - 1857
...the sooner be brought to pass, viz., the entire separation and independence of the Colonies. * * * It requires but a small portion of the gift of discernment...Providence will erect a mighty empire in America. * * * And that we shall be respected in England exactly in proportion to the firmness and strength of our opposition."...
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The New England History: From the Discovery of the Continent by ..., Volume 2

Charles Wyllys Elliott - America - 1857
...the sooner be brought to pass, viz., the entire separation and independence of the Colonies. It requires but a small portion of the gift of discernment...Providence will erect a mighty empire in America. ft And that we shall be respected in England exactly in proportion to the firmness and strength...
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Life and Times of Joseph Warren

Richard Frothingham - 1865 - 558 pages
...people are in council; their opposition grows into a system; they are united; they are resolute; and it requires but a small portion of the gift of discernment...Providence will erect a mighty empire in America." 4 There is no report of the speeches that were made at this conference. The Boston delegates reminded...
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Life and Times of Joseph Warren

Richard Frothingham - 1865 - 558 pages
...people are in council; their opposition grows into a system; they are united; they are resolute; and it requires but a small portion of -the gift of discernment...foresee that Providence will erect a mighty empire in America."4 There is no report of the speeches that were made at this conference. The Boston delegates...
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The Life and Public Services of Samuel Adams: Being a Narrative of ..., Volume 2

William Vincent Wells - United States - 1865
...nation, I mean the being of its importance, however strange it may now appear to some, will depend on the union with America. It requires but a small portion of the gift of discernment for any to foresee that Providence will erect a 1 Justice to the Colonies is here made the alternative. Yet...
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The Declaration of Independence: Its History ...

John Hampden Hazelton - Electronic books - 1906 - 627 pages
...the sooner be brought to pass, viz. — the entire separation and independence of the Colonies ... It requires but a small portion of the gift of discernment for anyone to foresee that Providence will erect a mighty empire in America . . ." Of the opinions of John...
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Our Struggle for the Fourteenth Colony: Canada, and the American ..., Volume 1

Justin Harvey Smith - Canada - 1907
...as Elisha opened the eyes of his servant. ' It requires but a small portion of the gift of prophecy for any one to foresee that Providence will erect...in America; and our posterity will have it recorded ' The language of Warren : Frothingham, Warren, pp. 33, 177, 381, 392, 393, 396, 414. ' Froth ingham,...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 7

History - 1908
...the thirteen colonies. Using the words of Samuel Adams written April 4, 1776, we are informed that, "It requires but a small portion of the gift of discernment for anyone to foresee that Providence will erect a mighty empire in America." The author naturally has...
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Samuel Adams, Promoter of the American Revolution: A Study in Psychology and ...

Ralph Volney Harlow - United States - 1923 - 363 pages
...independence of the colonies." The time might come, he continued, when the importance of Great Britain "will depend on her union with America. It requires...providence will erect a mighty empire in America." * It might have been the part of abstract wisdom for Lord North and his colleagues to permit Adams...
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After the Revolution: Profiles of Early American Culture

Joseph J. Ellis - History - 2002 - 256 pages
...foresaw...." The following year Sam Adams also predicted that American growth made independence inevitable: "It requires but a small portion of the gift of discernment for anyone to foresee, that providence will erect a mighty empire in America," Adams wrote, "and our posterity...
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