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" And we Americans are the peculiar, chosen people — the Israel of our time ; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world. "
Melville’s Anatomies - Página 96
por Samuel Otter - 1999 - 418 páginas
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White-jacket: Or, The World in a Man-of-war

Herman Melville - 1850 - 465 páginas
...by-gone generations. More shall come after us than have gone before; the world is not yet middle-aged. Escaped from the house of bondage, Israel of old did...the sun. And we Americans are the peculiar, chosen people—the Israel of our time; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world. Seventy years ago we...
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White-Jacket; Or, The World in a Man-of-war

Herman Melville - 1892 - 374 páginas
...by-gone generations. More shall come after us than have gone before ; the world is not yet middle-aged. Escaped from the house of bondage, Israel of old did'...time ; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world. Seventy years ago we escaped from thrall ; and, besides our first birthright — embracing one continent...
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White-Jacket: Or, The World in a Man-of-war

Herman Melville - 1892 - 374 páginas
...by-gone generations. More shall come after us than have gone before ; the world is not yet middle-aged. Escaped from the house of bondage, Israel of old did...the peculiar, chosen people — the Israel of our tune ; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world. Seventy years ago we escaped from thrall ; and,...
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White-Jacket: Or, The World in a Man-of-war

Herman Melville - 1892 - 374 páginas
...the rear, and impeding their march with lumbering baggage-wagons of old precedents. This is the Past. Escaped from the house of bondage, Israel of old did...express dispensation; to her were given new things under 1 the sun. And we Americans are the peculiar, chosen people | —the Israel of our time; we bear the...
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White-jacket: Or, The World in a Man-of-war

Herman Melville - 1970 - 499 páginas
...by-gone generations. More shall come after us than have gone before; the world is not yet middle-aged. ways of the Egyptians. To her was given an express...the sun. And we Americans are the peculiar, chosen people—the Israel of our time; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world. Seventy years ago we...
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Mythopoesis: Mythic Patterns in the Literary Classics

Harry Slochower - 1970 - 362 páginas
...fraternity and freedom which constitute America's unique original values. He thought that Americans were "the peculiar, chosen people— the Israel of our time; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world."35 NOTES 1. The philosophy of John Dewey is the systematized expression of this temper. See...
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Redeemer Nation: The Idea of America's Millennial Role, Volumen2

Ernest Lee Tuveson - 1968 - 238 páginas
...doctrine in all its implications and ramifications, and his statement deserves quotation at length: Escaped from the house of bondage, Israel of old did...time; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world. Seventy years ago we escaped from thrall; and, besides our first birth-right — embracing one continent...
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Redburn, his first voyage: White-Jacket : or, The world in a man-of-war ...

Herman Melville - 1983 - 1438 páginas
...by-gone generations. More shall come after us than have gone before; the world is not yet middle-aged. Escaped from the house of bondage, Israel of old did...time; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world. Seventy years ago we escaped from thrall; and, besides our first birth-right — embracing one continent...
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Hawthorne Melville and the American Character: A Looking-Glass Business

John McWilliams - 1984 - 261 páginas
...White-Jacket, Melville defined, as authoritatively as anyone of the era, the covenant of his nation's promise: And we Americans are the peculiar, chosen people -...time; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world. Seventy years ago we escaped from thrall; and, besides our first birth-right - embracing one continent...
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Beyond Ethnicity : Consent and Descent in American Culture: Consent and ...

Werner Sollors Professor of American Literature and Afro-American Studies Harvard University - 1986 - 320 páginas
...Gailes of the Holy Ghost Who sweetly briezes all along this Coast. — Edward Taylor, Meditation II, 78 And we Americans are the peculiar, chosen people —...time; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world. —Herman Melville, White- Jacket [Cf. 1 Peter 2:9] In a Jewish Theological Seminary address of 1903,...
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