Orations And Speeches On Various Occasions by Edward EverettOrations And Speeches On Various Occasions by Edward Everett

Orations And Speeches On Various Occasions

byEdward Everett

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1836. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... I EULOGY ON LAFAYETTE, DELIVERED IN FANEUIL HALL, AT THE REQUEST OF THE YOUNG MEN OF BOSTON, SEPTEMBER 6th, 1834.* When 1 look round upon this vast audience, and reflect upon the deep interest manifested by so many intelligent persons in the occasion which has called us together,--when I consider the variety the importance, and singularity of the events which must pass in review before us, and the extraordinary character of the man whom we commemorate,--his connexion with Europe and America, in the most critical periods of their history,--his intercourse in both hemispheres with the master spirits of the age,--his auspicious, long protracted, and glorious career, alternating, with fearful rapidity, from one extreme of fortune to the other,--and when I feel that I am expected, by the great multitude I have the honor to ad * To avoid the necessity of frequent marginal references, I would observe, that the account of Lafayette's first visit to America is chiefly taken from a very interesting article on that subject, communicated by Mr Sparks to the Boston Daily Advertiser, of 26th June, 1834, from his edition of Washington's Works, now in the press. Among the other authorities which I have consulted, are the well-known works of Sarrans, the Memoirs of Lafayette and the Constitutional Assembly, by Regnault-Warin, Montgaillard's History of France, from the close of the reign of Louis XVI, to the year 1S25, and Mr Ticknor's beautiful sketch of the Life of Lafayette; originally published in the North American Review. But I owe a more particular acknowledgment to Mr Sparks, who not only furnished me with the sheets of those parts of the unpublished volumes of Washington's Works, which throw light on the military services of Lafayette in the war of the American Revolutio...
Title:Orations And Speeches On Various OccasionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.49 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217525946

ISBN - 13:9780217525947