A Memorial of Rev. Joseph Tuckerman by Joseph TuckermanA Memorial of Rev. Joseph Tuckerman by Joseph Tuckerman

A Memorial of Rev. Joseph Tuckerman

byJoseph Tuckerman

Paperback | February 5, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888. Excerpt: ... order to pay the last respects to the memory of your departed friend and political father. Many of your interest have shared with him, the arduous toils in which he was engaged, and by the firmness of their conduct, acquired those stations, which could be gained only by superior merit. With these advantages, you are sensible of his worth, and are desirous of exhibiting the only testimony of affection which is now in your power. To this exercise you are prompted by the best inclinations of your natures; and he who has implanted gratitude in man, and given him a spirit to understand and to support his rights, will look with an approving smile on this pleasing and instructive duty. On this day, we have been accustomed to indulge the fervor of our love, in celebrating the birth of WASHINGTON. A recollection of the services which he performed, of the dangers to which he was exposed, and the unparalleled magnanimity which he at all times discovered, then served to keep alive the flame of patriotism in our breasts, and constantly to render his character more dear to our minds. On this occasion, every heart exulted, and every tongue proclaimed his praise. We reverted to the season, when, governed by foreign laws and foreign manners, we existed only as the tributaries of a nation, to whose command our resources were subjected, and by whose authority every action was controlled. The powerful contrast between this condition and that which was secured to us by the first of men, called forth the warmest effusions of our souls, and induced us to behold him as formed by Heaven, for the accomplishment of this great and important end. To him, we traced all the happiness which resulted from liberty, and all the blessings which were attached to a free Constitution. But for ...
Title:A Memorial of Rev. Joseph TuckermanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217666086

ISBN - 13:9780217666084