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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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Specimens of American Eloquence: Consisting of Choice Selections from the ...

Eulogies - 1837 - 383 pages
...blessings, 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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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1838 - 313 pages
...s'embrassant comme des freres, et benissant le regne de la liberte, qui doit amener partout une harmonie universelle. — Mais les mines, les esclaves, que...with the day. Time's noblest offspring is the last. Page 279, line 18. As erst the ravening brood o'er chaos flew, See Paradise Lost, X. Page 279, line...
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The New-York Review, Volume 3

1838
...too, he composed those elegant lines, of which the concluding stanza is often quoted ; "Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts...already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day ; KOBLIST OFF8PRIHG 13 THE LAST." 7. — Ceesar's Commentaries on ike Gallic War, and the first book...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 6; Volume 24

Theology - 1838
...the poetical and prophetic character. " 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." But of all the traits in Berkeley's character, his disinterestedness and wide reaching philanthropy...
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The New-York Review, Volume 3

Francis Lister Hawks, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - American periodicals - 1838
...too, he composed those elegant lines, of which the concluding stanza is often quoted : " Westward the course of empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, A Ji.i'tl' shall close the drama with the day ; NOBLEST OKF8PRIKO IS THI LAST." 7. — Omar's Commentaries...
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Annual Discourse: Delivered Before the Ohio Historical and Philosophical ...

Timothy Walker - Indians of North America - 1838 - 27 pages
...the United States. "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 her last." Meantime at the head of the NEW THIRTEEN, our own Ohio proudly stands; and the experience...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1839 - 48 pages
...que deviendront-ils? Les mines se fermeront ; les esclaves seront les frères de leurs maîtres. — BRISSOT. There is a prophetic stanza, written a century...with the day. Time's noblest offspring is the last. Page 46, col. 2, line 3. Whereon his altar-tomb, $c. An Interpolation. Page 46, col. 2, line 11. Tho'...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1839 - 311 pages
...prophetic stanza, written a century ago t>y Up. Berkeley, which I must quote, though I shall s uffer by the comparison. "Westward the course of empire...with the day. Time's noblest offspring is the last. Page 299, line 18. Where on his altar-tomb, fyc. An Interpolation. Page 300, line 3. Tito' in the western...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 5

United States - 1839
...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." ODE, WRITTEN FOR THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE IH AtTGUBATIOir OF WASHINGTON, APRIL 3D, 1839. By...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 5

United States - 1839
...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." ODE, WBITTIN TOR THZ FIFTIETH ANM vv.RSARV OF THE IHAT/GUHATION Of WASHINGTON, APRIL 3l>, 1SS9. By...
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