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" A rising nation, spread over a wide and fruitful land, traversing all the seas with the rich productions of their industry, engaged in commerce with nations who feel power and forget right, advancing rapidly to destinies beyond the reach of mortal eye... "
The Mormons: Or Latter-day Saints: With Memoirs of the Life and Death of ... - Page 135
by Henry Mayhew - 1852 - 326 pages
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The Life and Times of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Edward Watson - Presidents - 1903 - 596 pages
...awful presentiments which the greatness of the charge and the weakness of my powers so justly inspire. A rising nation, spread over a wide and fruitful land,...the reach of mortal eye ; when I contemplate these transcendent objects, and see the honor, the happiness, and the hopes of this beloved country committed...
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American orators

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1903
...awful presentiments which the greatness of the charge and the weakness of my powers so justly inspire. A rising nation spread over a wide and fruitful land,...the reach of mortal eye; when I contemplate these transcendent objects, and see the honor, the happiness, and the hopes of this beloved country committed...
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Eighty Years of Union: Being a Short History of the United States, 1783-1865

James Schouler - United States - 1903 - 416 pages
...of eloquent thought, unadorned by graces of delivery — for Jefferson was no orator — he depicted "a rising nation, spread over a wide and fruitful...rapidly to destinies beyond the reach of mortal eye." Of the strength and adequacy of this, JEFFERSON'S INAUGURATION 85 a republican government, for its...
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I. Colonialism. II. Constitutional government. III. The rise of democracy ...

Alexander Johnston, James Albert Woodburn - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1904
...presentiments, which the greatness of the charge, and the weakness of my powers, so justly inspire. A rising nation, spread over a wide and fruitful land,...the rich productions of their industry, engaged in com* For notes on Jefferson see Appendix, p. 366. 155 merce with nations who feel power and forget...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 13

Thomas Jefferson - History - 1904 - 513 pages
...forecast the directions in which the United States must grow. He speaks of it in his first inaugural as "A rising nation spread over a wide and fruitful land, traversing all seas with the rich production of its industry." Under him the "First Census" was completed, and he...
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Letters and Addresses of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson - Statesmen - 1905 - 360 pages
...awful presentiments which the greatness of the charge and the weakness of my powers so justly inspire. A rising nation, spread over a wide and fruitful land,...the reach of mortal eye — when I contemplate these transcendent objects, and see the honor, the happiness, and the hopes of this beloved country committed...
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The Works of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 9

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1905 - 518 pages
...greatn8 of y* charge, & y* weakn8 of my powre so justly inspire. A rising nation spread over a wide & fruitful land, traversing all the seas with the rich...the reach of mortal eye ; when I contemplate these transcend* objects, & see the honor, the happins, & the hopes of this beloved country committed to...
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 7

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1905 - 458 pages
...awful presentiments which the greatness of the charge and the weakness of my powers so jnstly inspire A rising nation spread over a wide and fruitful land,...forget right, advancing rapidly to destinies beyond tha reach of mortal eye; when I contemplate these transcendent objects, and see the honor, the happiness,...
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American History Told by Contemporaries ..., Volume 3

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1901
...presentiments which the greatness of the charge, and the weakness of my powers, so justly inspire. A rising nation, spread over a wide and fruitful land,...the reach of mortal eye; when I contemplate these transcendent objects, and see the honour, the happiness, and the hopes of this beloved country committed...
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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1906, Volume 5

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1906
...dislike of Adams, and ness of my powers RO justly inspire. A the Democrats used the Alien and Sedition rising nation, spread over a wide and fruitful land,...the reach of mortal eye; when I contemplate these transcendent objects, an.d see the honor, the happiness, and the hopes of this beloved country committed...
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