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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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Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis, Bände 1-2

Benjamin Perley Poore - 1885
...laugh provoked at his expense. Carpenter concluded with an eloquent allusion to General Grant, as one first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen and of all mankind. When Elaine finally took the floor it was soon evident that he had studied the...
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The Land of Fair Play: American Civics from a Christian Perspective

Geoffrey Parsons, Christian Liberty Press - 1994 - 180 Seiten
...statesman, commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, first president of these United States of America. "First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen. " Hero of the 1755 Battle of Monogahela (French & Indian Wars), George Washington served in the historic...
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Keeping Busy: A Handbook of Activities for Persons with Dementia

James R. Dowling - 1995 - 200 Seiten
...certain Unalienable rights; that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of [happiness]." 5. Washington: "First in war, first in peace, First in the hearts of his [countrymen]." 6. "'Shoot if you must this old gray head, But spare your country's flag!' she [said]." 7. "From the...
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America's God and Country: Encyclopedia of Quotations

William J. Federer, William Joseph Federer - 1994 - 845 Seiten
...father was the Revolutionary War hero, "Light-Horse Harry" Lee, whoauthored the famous epitaph of George Washington, "First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen."] William J. Johnson, George Washington - Tlie Christian (St. Paul, MN: William J Johnson, Merriam Park,...
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The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History

David Lowenthal - 1998 - 338 Seiten
...first-comers Darwin, Bell, and Ford alone got the kudos. Metaphors of priority pervade patriotic maxims. "First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen" was Washington's archetypal accolade. Where you originally come from, says Oliver Goldsmith's The Traveller...
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Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla : Biography of a Genius

Marc J. Seifer - 1998 - 542 Seiten
...interpreting FDR as having a "messianic complex" and Hitler as "a dynamic genius, and a poet of passion ... first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his country-men." Viereck was arrested and indicted on two counts of seditious conspiracy. It was quickly established...
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John Marshall: Definer of a Nation

Jean Edward Smith - 1998 - 800 Seiten
...of words he paid tribute to Washington's service to the nation, concluding with the famous refrain: First in war, First in peace, First in the hearts of his countrymen.122 *Washington died of acute tonsillitis at Mount Vernon during the evening of December...
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Politics, Literature, and National Character

Madame de Staël (Anne-Louise-Germaine), Germaine de Staël - 371 Seiten
...announcing the death of Washington: It has pleased Divine Providence to remove from our midst this man, first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen.™ Does not this turning toward Providence show us that in this enlightened country no ridicule is hurled...
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Pete Seeger's Storytelling Book

Pete Seeger, Paul Du Bois Jacobs - 2001 - 264 Seiten
...dedicated to America's fledgling democracy than to making himse!/a king. This is why he was so loved. "First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen. " How many times in history has a general overthrown the establishment and then refused to assume absolute...
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The Grand Barbecue: A Celebration of the History, Places, Personalities and ...

Doug Worgul - 2001 - 127 Seiten
...and then, perhaps, he felt the need for repentance. There's a phrase often used to describe George Washington; "First in war. First in peace. First in the hearts of his countrymen." Seems he was also first in line at the barbecue table. Perhaps when, as a lad, he chopped down his...
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