He is the Great Western Pioneer whom the nations
Those whom last thou sawst In triumph and luxurious wealth, are they First seen in acts of prowess eminent And great exploits, but of true vertu void; Who having spilt much blood, and don much waste Subduing Nations
, and achievd thereby Fame in the World, high titles, and rich prey, Shall change thir course to pleasure, ease, and sloth, Surfet, and lust, till wantonness and pride Raise out of friendship hostil deeds in Peace.
The only adequate way to arrive at the value of the telephone is to consider the nation
as a whole, to take it all in all as a going concern, and to note that such a nation
would be absolutely impossible without its telephone service.
We must provide for our nation
the way a family provides for its children.
Finally, to those nations
who would make themselves our adversaries, we offer not a pledge but a request: that both sides begin anew the quest for peace; before the dark powers of destruction unleashed by science engulf all humanity in planned or accidental self-destruction.
Then, in the name and by the authority of the good people of the colonies, they pronounced the dissolution of their allegiance to the king, and their eternal separation from the nation
of Great Britain--and declared the United Colonies independent States.
With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation
's wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan--to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves, and with all nations
The complaints of the merchants kindled a violent flame throughout the nation
, which soon after broke out in the House of Commons, and was communicated from that body to the ministry.
A wise nation
will combine all these considerations; and, whilst it does not rashly preclude itself from any resource which may become essential to its safety, will exert all its prudence in diminishing both the necessity and the danger of resorting to one which may be inauspicious to its liberties.
Independent, or but loosely connected provinces, with separate interests, laws, governments and systems of taxation, became lumped together into one nation
, with one government, one code of laws, one national class-interest, one frontier and one customs-tariff.
But in the exulting illusion of irresistible might a long series of military successes brings to a nation
the less obvious aspect of such a fortune may perchance be lost to view.
These two great divisions consisted, on the one side, of the Five, or, as they were afterward called, the Six Nations
, and their allies; and, on the other, of the Lenni Lenape, or Delawares, with the numerous and powerful tribes that owned that nation
as their grandfather The former was generally called, by the Anglo-Americans Iroquois, or the Six Nations
, and sometimes Mingoes.
The blessing of Judah and Issachar will never meet; that the same people, or nation
, should be both the lion's whelp and the ass between burthens; neither will it be, that a people overlaid with taxes, should ever become valiant and martial.
testing whether that nation
, or any nation
so conceived and so dedicated.
Strange as may be the historical account of how some king or emperor, having quarreled with another, collects an army, fights his enemy's army, gains a victory by killing three, five, or ten thousand men, and subjugates a kingdom and an entire nation
of several millions, all the facts of history (as far as we know it) confirm the truth of the statement that the greater or lesser success of one army against another is the cause, or at least an essential indication, of an increase or decrease in the strength of the nation
- even though it is unintelligible why the defeat of an army- a hundredth part of a nation
- should oblige that whole nation