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" Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong. "
Kimball's Business Speller: Designed for Use in Commercial Schools ... - Página 141
por Gustavus Sylvester Kimball - 1905 - 141 páginas
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The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture, Volumen3

Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke - 1918 - 944 páginas
...death, which occurred in a duel with Commodore James Barron. Particularly famous is Decatur's "toast": "Our country ! In her intercourse with foreign nations...In the right ; but, our country, right or wrong." DECCAN, dek'an, a name which is somewhat1 variously applied to the great peninsula of India. In a general...
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American Anniversaries: Every Day in the Year, Presenting Seven Hundred and ...

Philip Robert Dillon - 1918 - 378 páginas
...short war. In April, 1816, Commodore Decatur, at a banquet in Norfolk, Va., gave the following toast : "Our Country ! In her intercourse with foreign nations...be in the right; but our country, right or wrong!" This expression afterwards became a national slogan in the United States. Mar. 3 (1820)— Bill admitting...
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The Pedagogical Seminary, Volumen25

1918 - 466 páginas
...historic expedition to the Mediterranean, he was called upon for a toast. He responded by saying : " Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations,...be in the right ; but our country, right or wrong." Considering the position of Decatur, this sentiment was a very noble one. Decatur was a naval officer...
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Speeches and Literary Contributions at Fourscore and Four

Chauncey Mitchell Depew - 1918 - 274 páginas
...is in the patriotism of its people, even if need be to the limit of old Commodore Decatur's toast, "Our Country ! In her intercourse with foreign nations...be in the right ; but our country, right or wrong." It was the proud boast of Hindenburg that he would be in Paris on the first of April. His entrance...
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Transactions, Volumen7

National Safety Council - 1918 - 1264 páginas
...think war all the time. Our editorial column has borne for about two years Stephen Decatur's maxim: "Our country; in her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be right; but our country, right or wrong!" In this number is a little joke on one of the boys, but the...
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Geflügelte Worte; der Zitatenschatz des deutschen Volkes, gesammelt und ...

Georg Büchmann - 1919 - 774 páginas
...Kommodore Stephen Decatur (1779—1820) in einem Toast in Norfolk die kraftvollen Worte: „Our countryl In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right, but Our country, right or wroiig l" Vgl. Mackenzle, Life of Stephen Decatur, Boston 1846, S. 295. Im Jahre 1895 erschienen in...
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Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association: ... Annual Meeting ...

New York State Historical Association, New York State Historical Association. Meeting - 1917 - 452 páginas
...educational work. Surely we do not wish our children to be trained to accept the old toast, "Our country, may she always be in the right, but our country, right or wrong;" but rather that our country when she is right shall have our support, our admiration and our love,...
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American Democracy from Washington to Wilson: Addresses and State Papers

John Huston Finley - 1919 - 374 páginas
...derived from the famous toast of Commodore Decatur : " Our Country : In her relations with other lands may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong." The Commodore did not mean that we were not to try to rectify a wrong, but that if the government in...
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Shelby County in the World War

Shelby County War Historians - 1919 - 232 páginas
...manner. Let your courage be as keen, but at the same time as polished, as your sword. — Sheridan. Our Country ! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be right ; but our country, right or wrong. — Stephen Decatur. Patriotism depends as much on mutual...
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Sea Power in American History: The Influence of the Navy and the Merchant ...

Herman Frederick Krafft, Walter Blake Norris - 1920 - 424 páginas
...Mediterranean, the sea not more of Greek and Roman than of American glory," that he gave the famous response, "Our Country! In her intercourse with foreign nations...be in the right ; but our country, right or wrong. ' ' The toast may be said to strike the key-note of Decatur's character, — his intense love of country....
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