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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 St. Clair Papers: The Life and Public Services of Arthur St ..., Band 2

Arthur St. Clair, William Henry Smith - 1881 - 652 Seiten
...previously set apart for tho purpose of paying the most solemn funeral honors to the memory of tho man " first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," General George Washington. friend, General Washington, that good and great man, who was not only the...
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Famous Sculptors and Sculpture

Julia Ann Clark Shedd - 1881 - 319 Seiten
...twelve feet iu height, is of New England granite, and bears upon the front and sides the inscription : " First in war : First in peace : First in the hearts of his countrymen." The statue has been the subject of much unjust as well as ignorant criticism, but it has also had appreciative...
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The National Hand-book of American Progress: A Ready Reference Manual of ...

Erastus Otis Haven - 1882 - 560 Seiten
...command. As a fitting introduction to it we give a brief memoir of the " Father of his Country," " first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," the immortal Washington ; using that as a kind of thread on which to string some facts and thoughts...
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Picturesque Washington: Pen and Pencil Sketches of Its Scenery, History ...

Joseph West Moore - 1884 - 308 Seiten
...pedestal is inscribed with the famous eulogy on Washington, uttered by Gov. Henry Lee, of Virginia : " First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." At the foot of Capitol Hill, near the main entrance to the western park, is the Naval Monument, or...
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Southwestern Journal of Education, Band 8

1890
...home and tomb at Mt. Vernon. Flag of United States. Motto in ornamental letters on black board : — " First in war ; first in peace ; first in the hearts of his countrymen." Sketches on the blackboard : — Home of boyhood ; Headquarters at Cambridge ; Headquarters at Newburgh....
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Sermons and Addresses Delivered in America

Frederic William Farrar - 1885 - 364 Seiten
...o'er-rushing cloud, And dashed the beauteous terror on the ground, Smiling majestic ;" the other, he who, "first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," has been called by an English writer " the greatest of good men, and the best of great men," and of...
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The National Capital: Past and Present. The Story of Its Settlement ...

Stilson Hutchins, Joseph West Moore - 1885 - 351 Seiten
...hand pointing toward heaven and with his left holding a sheathed sword. The pedestal is inscribed, " First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." On the western grounds of the Capitol, near the steps which lead to the upper terrace, is a large bronze...
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Proceedings, Sermon, Essays, and Addresses of the Centennial Methodist ...

Henry King Carroll, William Pope Harrison, J. H. Bayliss - 1885 - 534 Seiten
...plainly kept. Three constables and fourteen watchmen were its police. No monument yet rose to him, " first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." No Fort McHenry adorned and guarded the harbor. And it would be yet thirty years before the captive...
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Self-consciousness of Noted Persons

1886 - 187 Seiten
...doubtful whether Washington, while living, could have accepted the title, now so freely granted, of " first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." Wit, benevolence, and good nature associate together harmoniously ; but the moment that pride and vanity...
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Sermons and Addresses Delivered in America

Frederic William Farrar - 1886 - 364 Seiten
...o'er-rushing cloud, And dashed the beauteous terror on the ground, Smiling majestic ; " the other, he who, "first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," has been called by an English writer "the greatest of good men, and the best of great men," and of...
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