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  • Memorial Observances of George Frisbie Hoar (Classic Reprint) 
     

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    Lieferstatus:   i.d.R. innert 5-10 Tagen versandfertig
    Veröffentlichung:  Juli 2015  
    Genre:  Romane, Erzählungen, Gedichte 
    ISBN:  9781331497790 
    EAN-Code: 
    9781331497790 
    Verlag:  Forgotten Books 
    Einband:  Kartoniert  
    Sprache:  English  
    Dimensionen:  H 229 mm / B 152 mm / D 2 mm 
    Gewicht:  74 gr 
    Seiten:  44 
    Zus. Info:  23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam 
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    Excerpt from Memorial Observances of George Frisbie Hoar

    His speeches are models of English composition, kindled into undying life by the pure fire of oratory. He possessed the courage, rare even among statesmen, which can look beyond the confines of party policy and dictation, to the most fundamental ideas of enduring national grandeur and the highest ethical conceptions of the progress of civilization. For more than a third of a century, he has wrought upon every question of far reaching importance discussed in Congress and made an ineffaceable impress upon national legislation.

    During this long period of legislative service, he has been him self an important part in the history of national progress. While exemplifying in his own life the highest type of statesmanship, he has been the confidant of presidents and the counselor of statesmen. Living always in the full light of a public servant, no suspicion ever breathed against his absolute integrity, his blameless life, and his character as a Christian. Tried by every test of manhood, he measures to the highest standard.

    He was interested in all that tended toward the advancement of humanity and was catholic in all his sympathies. He was the Champion of the oppressed, the friend of the needy, and the helper of those in distress. His last public utterance was in one of the public schools of this city, and of the cause of universal free education he has ever been a devoted advocate. To Clark University, he has contributed largely of his time and wisdom and placed the cause of the farthest advancement of knowledge under lasting obligation. He was a profound student of the history of all ages, but especially that of his own country, which he has illumined by his investigations and writings.

    He traced his lineage from the early settlers of New England, through warriors of the Revolution and signers of the Declara tion of Independence and of the Constitution, and he filled in fullest measure the widest Sphere of opportunity and in¿uence Open in his own time to the highest talent in statecraft. Breath ing thus the spirit of Puritan institutions, and living the life of an American statesman, he was the incarnation Of Massachusetts.

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    Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

    This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

      
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