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A funeral oration, on the death of Gen. Washington

A funeral oration, on the death of Gen. Washington

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Published by Printed by Samuel Bragg, Jun. in Dover [N.H.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Funeral and memorial services.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdelivered, at the request of Congress, by Major General Henry Lee. Member of Congress from Virginia.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 37808.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination15, [1] p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14599031M

    A funeral oration, occasioned by the death of Gen. George Washington; and delivered on the first of January, In the Episcopal Church, at New-Rochelle, in the state of New-York, / by Samuel Bayard, Esq. Publication info: Ann Arbor, MI:: Text Creation Partnership, Availability. General Washington. Particular account of the last illness and death of General Washington. Proceedings of Congress on the annunciation of the death of General Washington. Funeral oration by Major-General Henry Lee. [Addresses received and answered by Washington] Eulogy on the life of Gen. George Washington by Thomas Paine.

      Pericles’ funeral oration remains a poignant reminder that all things come at a cost. And while we might enjoy several luxuries within our own lifetime, there are often those who suffer selflessly on our behalf; falling again and again under the blows of outrageous fortunes so that we might live contently, peacefully. North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University .

    In , shortly after the Peloponnesian War had broken out, Pericles delivered his famous Funeral Oration to commemorate those troops who had already fallen in battle. Recorded, and probably. East Room Funeral Scene Harper's Weekly, May 6, President Lincoln's White House Funeral "Death, it has been said, canonizes a great character. It has preeminently had that effect in the case of Abraham Lincoln." So wrote a New York Times editor on Ap , the day of President Lincoln's funeral in the White House East Room. Just as.


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"FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE, AND FIRST IN THE HEARTS OF HIS COUNTRYMEN": RARE BOSTON EDITION, ISSUED SAME YEAR THE PHILADELPHIA EDITION, OF HENRY LEE'S FUNERAL ORATION ON THE DEATH OF WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON, George) LEE, Henry.

Funeral Oration on the Death of General Washington. Deliver, at the Request of Congress. Funeral oration on the death of General Washington. Delivered, at the request of Congress, by Major-General Henry Lee Lee, Henry: : BooksAuthor: Henry Lee.

Get this from a library. A funeral oration, on the death of Gen. Washington. [Henry Lee]. George Washington & Medicine. Student Name. Date Class Period. Transcript of “A funeral oration on the death of George Washington” The front page of a pamphlet entitled: “A funeral oration on the death of George Washington” by Major General Henry Lee.

Funeral Oration on the. Death of General Washington. Delivered, at the Request of. A funeral oration, on the death of General Washington, delivered in the German Lutheran Church, Philadelphia: at the request of Congress, on the twenty-sixth of December, / by: Lee, Henry, Published: ().

By Major General Henry Lee, member of Congress from Virginia. Ornamented with an elegant engraving. Philadelphia: Printed by John Hoff, 20 p., front.

Martha Washington collection of Washington eulogies, v. 3, no. Funeral oration on the death of General : New York Public Library.

Of the many funeral orations delivered at Washington’s death, A funeral oration Lee’s official oration, delivered before Congress, is the most famous and memorable.

Lee, known as “Light-Horse Harry” Lee, was personally summoned by Washington in to join the Continental Army, in which he served Washington faithfully. A funeral oration upon the death of General George Washington. Prepared at the request of the Masonic Lodge, no. 14, of Wilmington, state of Delaware, and delivered on St.

John the Evangelist's day, being the 27th of December, anno lucis ; and now published at the particular desire of the Lodge. / by: Bedford, Gunning, Pericles' Funeral Oration is a famous speech from Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War. The speech was delivered by Pericles, an eminent Athenian politician, at the end of the first year of the Peloponnesian War (– BC) as a part of the annual public funeral for the war dead.

George Washington. A Funeral Oration on his Death HENRY LEE On Decemat the age of 67, George Washington died at home in Mount Vernon of pneumonia, contracted a mere two days earlier.

His death was widely and deeply mourned in the United States and abroad. On Decemat the request. A funeral oration. Occasioned by the death of General George Washington. Written at the request of the Boston Mechanic Association, and delivered Tuckerman.

[Four lines in Latin from Seneca]. [Joseph Tuckerman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record.

A funeral oration, on the death of General Washington, delivered in the German Lutheran Church, Philadelphia: at the request of Congress, on the twenty-sixth of December, / by: Lee, Henry, Published: () Funeral oration on the death of General Washington.

A funeral oration, on the death of Gen. George Washington prepared at the request of the Society of Cincinnati of the State of Delaware, and pronounced at Wilmington, on the 22d day of February, /. A Funeral Oration, Occasioned by the Death of Gen. George Washington; And Delivered on the First of January, in the Episcopal Church, at New-Rochelle, in the State of New-York.

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[Joseph Tuckerman; Joseph M Toner; Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress); Ebenezer Hazard Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)]. We hope our funeral speech examples will inspire you to write a heartfelt eulogy to honour your loved one.

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Lee's funeral oration is a fundamentally important document in the shaping of George Washington's image in American culture, and in the apotheosis of Washington. Also included in this London printing is George Minot's eulogy on Washington, delivered in Boston at. Thucydides, Pericles' Funeral Oration Most of those who have spoken here before me have commended the lawgiver who added this oration to our other funeral customs.

It seemed to them a worthy thing that such an honor should be given at their burial to the dead who have fallen on the field of battle. Get this from a library. A funeral oration, occasioned by the death of Gen.

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A funeral oration, on General George Washington.In a half morocco clamshell case. Item #WRCAM Of the scores of funeral orations delivered on the occasion of George Washington's death, that of Henry Lee (the official oration delivered in Congress) is the most famous and memorable.

Reprinted many times in many versions, this is the first London printing of Lee's oration.Thucydides (c/c BCE): Pericles' Funeral Oration from the Peloponnesian War (Book ) This famous speech was given by the Athenian leader Pericles after the first battles of the Peloponnesian war.