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" What constitutes a State? Not high-raised battlement or labored mound, Thick wall or moated gate; Not cities proud, with spires and turrets crowned; Not bays and broad-armed ports, Where, laughing at the storm, rich navies ride; Not starred and spangled... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 411
edited by - 1847
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 11

1842
...protected. What constitutes the State ? " What constitutes a state ? Not high-raised battlement or labored mound, Thick wall or moated gate ; Not cities...and broad-armed ports, Where, laughing at the storm, rich navies ride; Not starred and spansled courts, Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride....
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The Boston Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1840
...monuments, but in its men. " Not high-raised battlement or labored mound, Thick wall or moated gate, Mot cities proud, with spires and turrets crowned, Not...and broad•armed ports, Where laughing at the storm rich navies ride, Nor starred sind spangled courts, When; low-bred baseness wafts perfume to pride...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 26

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1854
...define a State. " What constitutes a State ?" it is asked : " Not high-raised battlements, or labor'd mound, Thick wall, or moated gate ; Not cities proud, with spires and turrets crown'd ; No ! Men, high-minded men, Men, who their duties know ; But know their rights; and knowing,...
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The Elements of National Greatness: An Address Before the New England ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1843 - 40 pages
...constitutes a State ? Let the poet and legislator first answer. Not high-raised battlement or laboured mound, Thick wall or moated gate ; Not cities proud...and broad-armed ports, Where, laughing at the storm, rich navies ride ; Not starred and spangled courts Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride....
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...purÀ ÿ Ode, m Imitation of Alaeiu. What constitutes a state ! Not high-raised battlement or laboured It is the moss that wholly hides The rotted old oak-stump....talk, 1 Why, this is strange, I trow! Where are tho rich navies ride ; Not starred and spangled courts, U'here low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride....
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...constitutes a state? Xot high-raised battlement or laboured laound, Thick wall or moated gate ; Xot ; the forest (miles ; And every sense and ever)- heart...joy. Then comes thy glory in the Summer months, Wi rich navies ride ; Not starred and spangled courts, Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride....
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - 1844 - 432 pages
...to wretchedness." 3. " What constitutes a state ? — Not high raised battlements, or labored m6und, Thick wall, or moated gate ; Not cities proud, with...spires and turrets crowned, Not bays and broad-armed p6rts, Where, laughing at the storm, proud navies ride ; Not starred and spangled courts, — Where...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - 1844 - 428 pages
...labored mo'und, Thick will, or moated gate ; Not cities proud, with spires and turrets crowned, Not bciys and broad-armed ports, Where, laughing at the storm, proud navies ride ; Not starred and spangled courts, — Where lo \v-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride! No ! — men, — high-minded...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - 1844 - 432 pages
...or labored m6und, Not bays and broad-armed ports, Where, laughing at the storm, proud navies ride; Thick wall, or moated gate ; Not cities proud, with spires and turrets crowned, Not starred and spangled c6urts,— Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride ! No !—men,—high-minded...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 2

1845
...clothed in poetic language : — " What constitutes a state ? Not high-raised battlement or laboured mound, Thick wall or moated gate ; Not cities proud, with spires and turrets crown'd ; Not bays and broad-armed ports, Where, laughing at the storm, rich navies ride ; Not starr'd...
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