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" He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant streams of revenue gushed forth. He touched the dead corpse of the Public Credit, and it sprang upon its feet... "
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A Memoir of the Life of Daniel Webster

Samuel Lorenzo Knapp - 1831 - 234 pages
...at such a time, the whole country perceived, with delight, and the whole world saw, with admiration. He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant...corpse of the Public Credit, and it sprung upon its feet.—The fabled birth of Minerva from the brain of Jove, was hardly more sudden, or more perfect...
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An essay on elocution: designed for the use of schools and private learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1834 - 341 pages
...at such a time', the whole country perceived with delight', and the whole world', with admiration'. He smote the rock of the national resources', and...revenue gushed forth'. He touched the dead corpse of the publick credit', and it sprang upon its feet*. The fabled birth of Minerva', from the brain of Jove',...
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Memoir of Samuel Slater: the father of American manufactures : connected ...

George Savage White, Levi Woodbury - 1836 - 568 pages
...at such a time, the whole country perceived with delight, and the whole world saw with admiration. He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant...touched the dead corpse of the public credit, and it sprang upon its feet. The fabled birth of Minerva, from the brain of Jove, was hardly more sudden or...
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The character of Thomas Jefferson: as exhibited in his own writings

Theodore Dwight - 1839 - 371 pages
...place, at such a time, the whole country perceived with delight and the whole world saw with admiration. He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant streams of revenue burst forth. He touched the dead corpse of the public credit, and it sprung upon its feet. The fabled...
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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1842 - 357 pages
...streams of revenue gushed forth'. He touched the dead corpse of the publick eredit', and it sprang upon its feet'. The fabled birth of Minerva', from...Jove', was hardly more sudden or more perfect than the fmancial system of the United States which burst forth from the conceptions of ALEXANDER HAMILTON'....
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After-Dinner Table-Talk

Chetmond Gnelyu, Esq. - 1850
...whole country saw with admiration. He smote the rock of the national resources, and the abundant stream of revenue gushed forth. He touched the dead corpse of the public credit, and it sprang upon its feet. — Daniel Webster. GEORGE SELWYN'S BON-MOTS. We shall here quote some of the...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 3

Edward Everett - 1859
...this report and the system founded upon it, that Mr. W'ebster alluded when he said of Hamilton : — "He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant streams of revenue burst forth. He touched the dead corpse of the public credit, and it sprang upon its feet." * » Webster's...
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Table-talk on books, men, and manners

Robert Conger Pell - 1853 - 229 pages
...country saw with admiration. He smote the rock' of the national resources, and the abundant stream of revenue gushed forth. He touched the dead corpse of the public credit, and it sprang upon its feet. — Daniel Webster. GEORGE SELWTN'S BON-MOTS. We shall here quote some of the...
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The Life, Eulogy, and Great Orations of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - 1854 - 221 pages
...credit, at a time when it was so much needed, he illustrated his subject with that memorable figure : ' He smote the rock of the national' resources, and abundant streams of revenue gushed forth :' and as Mr. Webster said this, he brought his right hand down upon the table, to enforce the simile...
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the new england

samuel g , - 1854
...General Hamilton and the system founded upon it, that Mr. Webster alluded when he said of Hamilton : " He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant streams of revenue burst forth. He touched the dead corpse of the public credit and it sprang upon its feet."* This great...
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