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" First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," was originally used in the resolutions presented to Congress on the death of Washington, December, 1799. "
Library of Southern Literature: Biography - Pagina 5208
geredigeerd door - 1910
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The Washingtoniana: Containing a Sketch of the Life and Death of the Late ...

1802 - 411 pagina’s
...military hat was a black cockade. There stood the father of his country, acknowledged by nations ' the first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen.' No marshals with gold-colored scarfs ; no cheering. The most profound stillness greeted him, as if...
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A History of the United States of America

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1823 - 400 pagina’s
...Does he claim to be emperor of the nation that has risen up under his auspices ? No — although " first in war — first in peace — first in the hearts of his countrymen," — he sublimely retires to the peaceful occupations of rural life, content with the honour of having...
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A History of the United States of America: From the First Discovery to the ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1825 - 422 pagina’s
...Does he claim to be emperor of the nation that has risen up under his auspices ? No — although " first in war — first in peace — first in the hearts of his countrymen," — he sublimely retires to the peaceful occupations of rural life, content with the honour of having...
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Essays and Miscellaneous Writings

Walter Nichols - 1826 - 179 pagina’s
...eclat, which might have been expected would have attended the anniversary of the birth of him, who was first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen. It has arisen, we presume, from that distinguishing trait in the American character, a genuine republican...
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A History of the United States of America: On a Plan Adopted to the Capacity ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1827 - 316 pagina’s
...treasury ? Does he claim to be emperor of the nation that has risen up under his auspices? No — although "first in war — -first in peace — first in the hearts of his countrymen," — he sublimely retires to the peaceful occupations of rural life, content with the honour of having...
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Travels Through North America, During the Years 1825 and 1826, Volume 2

Karl Bernard (Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach) - 1828 - 450 pagina’s
...statue, the size of life of President WASHINGTON; on the pedestal is the following inscription : " First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." • [The library of the American Philosophical Society is one of the most valuable collections in the...
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A Selection of Reading Lessons for Common Schools: Designed to be Used After ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - 1830 - 216 pagina’s
...from the repose of his home, hasted, with filial reverence, to ask his mother's blessing. The hero, " First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," came to lay his laurels at her feet who had first sown their seeds in his soul. This venerable woman...
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 10

1833
...upon your patience. Permit me only to mention a few. There was Washington, towering above the rest, " first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his country men. "t There was Lafayette, his adopted son, who has justly been named the hero of both worlds....
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A History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1833 - 540 pagina’s
...? Does he claim to be emperor of the nation that had risen up under his auspices? No — although " first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," — he sublimely retires to the peaceful occupations of rural life, content with the honor of having...
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A Subaltern's Furlough: Descriptive of Scenes in Various Parts of ..., Volume 1

Edward Thomas Coke - 1833
...which cemented the colonies to the mother country. On the pedestal is the following inscription : " First in War, First in Peace, First in the hearts of his Countrymen." It is intended to fill a vacant niche behind the figure, which formerly contained the arms of England,...
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