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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. "
The Free Speaker: A New Collection of Pieces for Declamation, Original as ... - Seite 244
von William Bentley Fowle - 1859 - 326 Seiten
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The United States Democratic Review, Band 8

1840
...voice was raised to contradict Lee, when, in announcing his death to C ongress, he styled him " the first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen !" What patriot of our country has descended to the tomb, without being followed there by the homage...
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Reminiscences of the Last Sixty-five Years: Commencing with the ..., Band 1

Ebenezer Smith Thomas - 1840 - 300 Seiten
...visiting Mount Vernon, pencilled upon the doorpost of the lone tomb which contained the remains of the ' first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen,' the following words : " BLUSH, OH AMERICANS, THAT THE TOMB OF YOUH WASHINGTON, AFFORDS NOT A SMOOTH...
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The Prospects of Art in the United States: An Address Before the ..., Band 299

George Washington Bethune - 1840 - 45 Seiten
...mother of Washington teaching her boy those sublime lessons, which, by the grace of God, made him " first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen ;" Patrick Henry, denouncing the tyranny of Britain, in the 36 Virginia council house; the patriot-mother...
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The Covenant: A Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd-Fellowship

1843
...divided from the repose of home, hastened 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 worfian...
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The History of the United States of North America: From the ..., Band 4

James Grahame - 1845
...Washington," said General Henry Lee, on learning his death (and all America reechoed the declaration), " was first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." His popu.larity, however, .was not always uninterrupted. During his secJond presidency, it was deemed,...
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Merry's Museum, Bände 11-12

1846
...woman filled the place assigned her with dignity, and seemed a fit partner for him who was pronounced " first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." Caves. HE variety of caves, in different parts of the world, would afford materials for a curious chapter....
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The Freemasons' Monthly Magazine, Bände 7-8

1848
...how would they have oxulted. What would have been the feelings of that illustrious Brother, " who was first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," as he led his faithful men through the mountain gorges to the Monongahela, could his vision rested...
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A Memoir of the Life of James Milnor, D.D.: Late Rector of St. George's ...

John Seely Stone - 1848 - 646 Seiten
...face bears lines of deep grief strongly marked. Every voice sighs, ' Washington is no more.' The man ' first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen,' descended to the tomb of his ancestors on the 15th of December, 1799 ; and Congress have recommended...
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