The Adventures Of Christopher Hawkins

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Overview

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781163555897
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/10/2010
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

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BY JOIItf'G. WHITTIER. MUSIC BY JOHN £. PAINE OF MASSACHUSETTS, Sung by One Thousand Voices of the Centennial Choral Society, at the Opening of the Centennial Exposition, May 10, 1876. Our fathers' God ! from out whose hand Tlie centuries fall like grains of sand, Wa meet to-day, united, free, And loyal to uur land and Thee, To thank Thee for the era done, And trust Thee for the. opening one. Here, where of old, by Thy design, The fathers spake that word of Thine, Whose echo is the glad refrain Of rended bolt and falling chain, To grace our festal time, from all The zones of earth our guests we call. Be with us while the new world greets The old world thronging all its streets Unvailing all the triumphs won By art or toil beneath the sun; And unto common good ordain This rivalship of hand and brain. Thou, who hast here in concord furled The war flags of a gathered world, Beneath our Western skies fulfill The Orient's mission of good will, And, freighted with love's Golden Fleece, Send back the Argonauts of peace. SPEECH HON. THOS. VV. FERRY, VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, DELIVERED AT PHILADELPHIA, JULY 4TH, 1876. Citizen's Of Our Cente1total :The regretful absence of the President of the United States casts on mo the honor of presiding on this eventful occasion. Much as I value the official distinction, I prize much more the fact that severally we hold, and successfully we maintain, the right to the prouder title of American citizen. It ranks all others. It makes office, unmakes officers and creates States. One hundred years ago, in yonder historic structure, heroic statesmen sat, and gravely chose between royal rule and popular sovereignty. Inspired with thespirit which animated the Roman sage on Mars' Hill, who declared that of one b...
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