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" Westward the course of empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day ; Time's noblest offspring is the last. "
The New England Magazine - Página 737
1899
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1847 - 322 páginas
...flame did animate her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close...the day — Time's noblest offspring is the last. LESSON XXVIII. Cleopatra Embarking on the Cydnus. — TK HERVKY. FLUTES in the sunny air, And an echo...
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Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year ...

1821
...clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way ; The four first ac*s already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day — Time's noblest offspring is the last . I have quoted these fine lines at length, because I do not recollect to have seen or heard them referred...
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A HISTORY OF GEORGIA, FROM ITS FIRST DISCOVERY BY EUROPEANS TO THE ADOPTION ...

REV. WILLIAM BACON STEVENS. M.D. - 1847
...shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way. The four first acts already past ; The fifth shall close the drama with the day — Time's noblest offspring is the last ;" and that the other should, in these happy climes, and on that virgin earth, the seat of innocence,...
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Only for the Eye of a Friend: The Poems of Annis Boudinot Stockton

Annis Boudinot Stockton - 1995 - 336 páginas
...her Clay, By future Poets shall be sung. Westward the Course of Empire takes its Way; The first four Acts already past, A fifth shall close the Drama with the Day; Time's noblest Offspring is the last. For Berkeley and his early eighteenth-century contemporaries, poetry was still, as it had been in the...
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Fables of Subversion: Satire and the American Novel, 1930-1980

Steven Weisenburger - 1995 - 320 páginas
...main idea West seems to have had in mind: Westward the course of Empire takes its way; The first four Acts already past, A fifth shall close the Drama with the Day; Time's noblest offspring is the last. Berkeley's five-act, millenial "Drama" is an idea with a lengthy pedigree. What's notable is how West...
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Maps of Heaven, Maps of Hell: Religious Terror as Memory from the Puritans ...

Edward J. Ingebretsen - 1996 - 239 páginas
...(metaphor, figurd), and thus, a grammar of eschatology: Westward the Course of Empire takes its Way; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close...Drama with the Day; Time's noblest Offspring is the last.17 Bishop George Berkeley's sentiment expressed an understanding common to the time, that the...
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The Idea of Decline in Western History

Arthur Herman - 1997 - 521 páginas
...westward movement of civilization and universal empire: Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts already past A fifth shall close...drama with the day, Time's noblest offspring is the last.2 Today the term "empire" conjures up images of imperialism and exploitation. However, by strict...
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Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-hating and Empire-building

Richard Drinnon - 1997 - 572 páginas
..."Westward the course of empire takes its way," Bishop Berkeley had written in 1726: The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last. In his enormously popular Our Country (1885) the Reverend Josiah Strong of the American Home Missionary...
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Memory's Nation: The Place of Plymouth Rock

John D. Seelye - 1998 - 699 páginas
...Berkeley's famous lines, to which John Adams indirectly refers: Westward the Course of Empire takes its Way; The four first Acts already past, A fifth shall close...with the Day: Time's noblest Offspring is the last. ( Works, 7:373) This stanza, though first published in 1752 as the conclusion to Berkeley's "On the...
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Trickster in the Land of Dreams

Zeese Papanikolas - 1998 - 184 páginas
...inspiring epic rage, The wisest heads and noblest hearts Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close...with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last. George Berkeley Coyote's Return All along Coyote's path were signs stuck to the telephone poles and...
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