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1795

STUART

LABRAHAM JACOB JO
ESS ISAAC
LON CYRUS

TRUMBULL-1792
MOSEPH
ROME

TT GREECE
STYRER

ATHENS
CÆSAR EGYPT

DEMOSTHENES
CICERO) CATO

PLATO LEONIDAS
SALLUST

SOCRATES

MARATHON
MARIUS
VIRGINIUS

COLUMBUS
VIRGIL

OTELL WALLACE

SCHILLERS BRUCE

SHAKESMILTON

PEARE BACON

DE SOTO SCOTT

BALTIMORES MONT

PENN COMERY

STANDISH RALEIGH

HENRY
O'CONNELL

EEE
WESLEY
OGLETHORPE

JAY KNOX
WINTHROP
NEWTON

NAFAYETTE
HANCOCK

MADISONS
ADAMS

PINKNEY
HAMILTON

MARSHALLS
JEFFERSON

CARROLU

ADAMS,
MORRIS

CALVERTO
TRUMBULLE

FOOPER
WARREN RUSH LA SALLE
WIEEJAMS RUTLEDGE

LIVINGSTON

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The pre-eminence of Washington suggests that his likeness, taken at

different dates, be made central among “ Beacon Lights.” See Bio-
graphical Index for sketches of the artists above named.

OF

PATRIOTISM;

OR,

HISTORIC INCENTIVES TO VIRTUE AND

GOOD CITIZENSHIP.

IN PROSE AND VERSE, WITH NOTES.

Dedicated to American Youth.

BY

HENRY B. CARRINGTON, U.S.A., LL.D.,

AUTHOR OF THE BATTLES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION," “INDIAN

OPERATIONS ON THE PLAINS," CRISIS THOUGHTS," ETC., ETC.

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PREFACE.

A

SINCERE desire to contribute toward a higher

grade of thought and sentiment among the youth of America has prompted the preparation of this volume.

Incentives to virtue and good citizenship have had expression in prose and verse, throughout human experience. The imagination and reason have been tasked to find words sufficiently terse, dramatic, and eloquent, by which to give to that expression a deep and abiding effect. Our own language has not failed to furnish the medium for a clear comprehension of all such literature and history. Themes so grand and inspiring find a quick response in the minds of youth. To re-fashion memorial utterances in simpler forms would only dishonor their source, and rob them of both beauty and value. Hence, a partial vocabulary of significant words has been added. Even this might seem needless, since even the newsboys on our streets announce, daily, the latest tidings from all foreign as well as domestic countries; and many youth know more of geography, current history, and political economy to-day than their fathers did at manhood's full maturity. Young America catches quickly the meaning even of “hard words," if inspired by motive. This volume seeks to minister to this real capacity and enterprise, and quicken the search after knowledge that will make him most useful and happy.

All passionate utterances of the periods when brethren were temporarily estranged, are excluded; but all material has been welcomed which breathes the spirit of genuine

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