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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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Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner

Charles Edwards Lester - 1874 - 596 Seiten
...years which has been my lot under the commission which I have received from our honored Commonwealth. Yes, fellow-citizens, had this test prevailed in the...Committee to draft the Declaration of Independence ; and P'ranklin could not have gone forth to France, with the commission of the infant Republic, to secure...
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The Coin Collector's Journal, Bände 1-3

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R. M. DEVENS - 1876
...the humblest citizen, may all be summed up in that grand apotheosis of eulogy, namely, that he was " FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE, FIRST IN THE HEARTS OF His COUNTRYMEN." It will be of interest, however, in this place, to glance at the estimate of Washington held by some...
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The Great and Eccentric Characters of the World, Their Lives and Their Deeds ...

1877 - 799 Seiten
...calamity ; the loss cf a man was never more deeply felt or more sincerely mourned than was that of George Washington — " First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." GENERAL LAFAYETTE. ARIE Jean Paul Roch Yoes Gilbert Metier Lafayette, a French Marquis and statesman,...
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Band 45

...this very city of Philadelphia, who delivered a funeral elegy on Washington in which he called him "first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his fellow-citizens." I may add here that there was no kin between Charles Lee and the Lees of Virginia,...
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Hammersmith: His Harvard Days

Mark Sibley Severance - 1878 - 524 Seiten
...known. " Of course I am ! " said Goldie, the provoker. " You never knew a fellow like me before, — first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his country's cousins ! " "I'm sorry for the cousins," said Ellen, with mock gravity. " But, George dear,...
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Analysis of English History, Based on Green's Short History of the English ...

Charles William Adam Tait - 1878 - 179 Seiten
...Independence. 1775—1782. Pp. 754—758. a George Washington commander of the colonial army. " The man first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his fellow-countrymen." b The battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17, 1775, and siege of Boston by the colonists....
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Reminiscences of Distinguished Men

William Banks Slaughter - 1878 - 295 Seiten
...appointed Chief Justice of the United States. They express the public sorrow at the loss of him who was " first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his fellow citizens." This expression is repeated in the funeral oration pronounced by Gen. Lee at the...
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