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" The wisdom of our sages and blood of our heroes have been devoted to their attainment; they should be the creed of our political faith: the text of civic instruction; the touchstone by which to try the services of those we trust; and should we wander... "
The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical ... - Page 288
by William Hickey - 1854 - 521 pages
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Judicial Dictatorship

William Quirk, R. Randall Bridwell - Law - 1995 - 143 pages
..."wisdom of our sages and the blood of our heroes." Should we wander from them in "moments of error or alarm, let us hasten to retrace our steps and to regain...which alone leads to peace, liberty, and safety." Most successful revolutions just change the ruling elite; the new group, after a brief period of idealism...
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Great American Speeches

History - 1997 - 88 pages
...of civic instruction, the touchstone by which to try the services of those we trust; and should we wander from them in moments of error or of alarm,...road which alone leads to peace, liberty, and safety. * What Do You Think? 1 . Though his faith in the common man was strong, Jefferson didn't use a common...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 920 pages
...of civic instruction, the touchstone by which to try the services of those we trust; and should we wander from them in moments of error or of alarm,...and to regain the road which alone leads to peace, liherty, and safety. I repair, then, fellow-citizens, to the post you have assigned me. With experience...
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Jefferson: Political Writings

Thomas Jefferson, Joyce Appleby, Terence Ball - History - 1999 - 623 pages
...which to try the services of those we trust; and should we wander from them in moments of error or alarm, let us hasten to retrace our steps and to regain...leads to peace, liberty, and safety. I repair, then, fellow citizens, to the post you have assigned me. With experience enough in subordinate offices to...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Fred L. Israel, Jim F. Watts, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...of civic instruction, the touchstone by which to try the services of those we trust; and should we wander from them in moments of error or of alarm,...road which alone leads to peace, liberty, and safety. . , Relying, then, on the patronage of your good will, I advance with obedience to the work, ready...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...of civic instruction, the touchstone by which to try the services of those we trust; and should we wander from them in moments of error or of alarm,...road which alone leads to peace, liberty, and safety . . . FRANCIS SCOTT KEY ir THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER In September 1814, British troops invaded Washington,...
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The Presidency Then and Now

Phillip G. Henderson - History - 2000 - 300 pages
...equivalent to that found in historical knowledge: ". . . should we wander from [these principles], let us hasten to retrace our steps and to regain the road which alone leads to peace, liberty, and safety."29 At other moments in his rhetorical practice, Jefferson was more conventionally narrative...
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The Inaugural Addresses of President Thomas Jefferson, 1801 And 1805

Thomas Jefferson, Noble E. Cunningham - History - 2001 - 122 pages
...of civic instruction, the touchstone by which to try the services of those we trust. And should we wander from them in moments of error or of alarm,...leads to Peace, liberty and safety. I repair then, fellow citizens, to the post you have assigned me. With experience enough in subordinate offices to...
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Thomas Jefferson: A Chronology of His Thoughts

Thomas Jefferson, Jerry Holmes - History - 2002 - 333 pages
...of civic instruction, the touchstone by which to try the services of those we trust; and should we wander from them in moments of error or of alarm,...road which alone leads to peace, liberty, and safety. First Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1801 The storm through which we have passed has been tremendous indeed....
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Thomas Jefferson and the Rhetoric of Virtue

James L. Golden, Professor Emeritus James L Golden, Alan L. Golden - History - 2002 - 522 pages
...of civic instruction, the touchstone by which to try the services of those we trust; and should we wander from them in moments of error or of alarm,...road which alone leads to peace, liberty, and safety. The conclusion to the First Inaugural Address relied extensively on soundly conceived arguments geared...
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