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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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Poems

Samuel Rogers - Poetry, English - 1843 - 316 pages
...s'embrassant comme des freres, et be"nissant le regne de la liberte", qui doit amener partout une harmonic universelle. — Mais les mines, les esclaves, que...the day. Time's noblest offspring is the last. P. 282, 1. 14. Tlie spoiler spoiled of all ; 9 Cortes. A peine put-il obtenir audience de Charles-Quint...
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Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills, Volume 5, Part 1

Irishman - 1843
...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. To this testimony of Berkeley's muse, we shall here add dean Swift's very remarkable letter to lord...
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History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - United States - 1843
...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." To free schools and colleges the periodical press had been added, and newspapers began their office...
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The Works of George Berkeley: Including His Letters to Thomas ..., Volume 2

George Berkeley - Philosophy, Modern - 1843
...heavenly flame did animate her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire take its way ; The four first acts already past, A fifth...the day : • Time's noblest offspring is the last. A SERMON, INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE GOSPEL IN FOREIGN PARTS, AT THEIR ANNIVERSARY...
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Imperial San Francisco: Urban Power, Earthly Ruin

Gray A. Brechin - History - 1999 - 402 pages
...pondered the line with which he closed it: 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. Notes PREFACE 1. Poe, "A Descent into the Maelstrom," 556-57. 2. Galgacus rallied his followers...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
...(i/mlpt. i, sect. 6 4 Westward the course of empire takes its way; The first four acts already past, Л fifth shall close the drama with the day: Time's noblest offspring is the last. 'On the Prospect of Planting Arts and [.earning in America' H7S2lst. h. Irving Berlin (Israel Baline)...
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Restless Nation: Starting Over in America

James M. Jasper - Social Science - 2009 - 276 pages
...Where men shall not impose for truth and sense The pedantry of courts and schools . . . Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first Acts...with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last. — Bishop George Berkeley The American writer inhabits a country at once the dream of Europe and a...
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From Colonials to Provincials: American Thought and Culture, 1680-1760

Ned C. Landsman - History - 2000 - 223 pages
...fresh and young, When heav'nly Flame did animate her Clay, By future Poets shall be sung. Westward the Course of Empire takes its Way; The four first Acts...Drama with the Day; Time's noblest Offspring is the last.5 Berkeley's description of a westward course of empire helped provincial Americans articulate...
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Poems of Nation, Anthems of Empire: English Verse in the Long Eighteenth Century

Suvir Kaul, Professor Suvir Kaul - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 337 pages
...genesis is mandated by the laws of history: Westward the course of empire takes its way; The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Times noblest offspring is the last. (lines 21-24)69 In such poems, the operative term is Progress:...
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The German-American Encounter: Conflict and Cooperation Between Two Cultures ...

Frank Trommler, Elliott Shore - History - 2001 - 344 pages
...The poem "On the Prospect of Planting Arts and Learning in America" begins as follows: Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts...with the day: Time's noblest offspring is the last. Berkeley, a proper patriot, was referring to the British in America as time's noblest offspring. Friedrich...
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