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" Westward the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last. "
Poems - Page 294
by Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pages
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History of the rise and progress of the arts of design in the ..., Volume 87

William Dunlap - 1834
...fresh and young, When heavenly flame did animate her clay, Cy future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close tho drama with the day — Time's noblest offspring it the last. For, in .1 Roman mouth, the graceful...
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History of the revolution in England in 1688, comprising a view of ..., Volume 2

sir James Mackintosh - 1834
...of the country where he had sojourned. ' Westward the coarse of empire takes its way, The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day, TIME'S NOBLEST OFFSFi'.ING IS ITS LAST..' / " Thus disappointed in his ambition of keeping a school for savage children,...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 2

Daniel Webster - United States - 1835
...character and human affairs shall be made on this theatre of the western world ; if it be true that, " The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close...with the day ; Time's noblest offspring is the last;" how could this imposing, swelling, final scene, be appropriately opened, how could its intense interest...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 8

Englishmen - 1836
...fresh and young, When heavenly flame did animate her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts...with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last. In August, 1728, he entered into marriage with Anne, the eldest daughter of Mr Forster, speaker of...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...character and human affairs shall be made on this theatre of the western world ; if it be true that, " The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day j Time's noblest offspring is the last ;" how could this imposing, swelling, final scene, be appropriately...
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Address on the Subject of a Surveying and Exploring Expedition to the ...

Jeremiah N. Reynolds - Scientific expeditions - 1836 - 300 pages
...a gifted mind : " Westward the star of empire takes its way ; The first four acts already past, The fifth shall close the drama with the day ; Time's noblest offspring is the last !" If this hasty sketch of our possessions, prospects, and resources, be not overdrawn,— and we feel...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 637 pages
...on our country ; Westward the Star of Empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, The fifth shall close the drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last. In that high romance, if romance it be, in which the great minds of antiquity sketched the fortunes...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 531 pages
...on our country, " Westward the star of empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, The fifth shall close the drama with the day ; Time's noblest offspring is the last. " * Milton's Defensio Secunda. In that high romance, if romance it be, in which the great minds of...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 5

Englishmen - 1836
...did animate her clay, by future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way, Tho four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with tho day : Timo'i noblest offspring is the laiU In August, 1728, he entered into marriage with Anne,...
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Dissertation on the Progress of Ethical Philosophy: Chiefly During the ...

Sir James Mackintosh - Ethics - 1837 - 431 pages
...of the country where he had sojourned. Westward the course of empire takes its way, The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day, TIME'S NOBLEST OFFSPRING IS ITS LAST. Thus disappointed in his ambition of keeping a School for savage children, at a salary of...
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