RichardRush_Oration

RichardRush_Oration - - v -l I I a.t o. o ELOQUENCE .ot THE...

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--- v -l I I a.t o. o ELOQUENCE .ot THE UNTIIED STATES: DOXPTLED BY B B. WILI,ISTON. a-D rNFrvEvot,urfns. l. i. -'l- -\,? l9r-,fr'a^S tY\ (tUJ. K*rl^ . A'^ '-,*l. .l- &-r'e^l ,r,- ''* +t: i L- \ L\ l, r-t ,(, li,, -Tj I )i i -rr ] ,7L 't l;' '--. ''' ) -' r ' "*b '' DtlltDLElowITt Cotflti. Ff,trfBD lrD tvtLlaBBD ll u, & rr. cf,attr. . rBW.
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Al{ oRA'floI{, DtllvElttt BY ruCHARD RUSH, o.r rltE 4mr or rur.r, l8l$ lr TrrD HAr.L oF TtrE not sE oF BtPttttmatrvnq aT VaSII!!{GTO!: At Tf,E Rtp QUE8T OF THE COIITTTEE Or atnAt{GtlErr FonTRE CEI.EIRATIOI| OD THAT DA'. *fO- Srrenr,r rr I feel, feUow-citizons, the bouor of hrv- ing boen seloct€d to sddre$ you oo such an occrtio as this,I am not less renriblo of tho difrculties of thc talk. Not thet therc is any thing inrrinrically erdum in e cekbntion,in thir forno, of tfr mo36briflfiot ooliti- cal aaniverrery.of the rorld; but as the rubieci has beon repeatedly exhibited, under so 1aany oointr of vion I am apprehonrivo of tiring, rithmt'biiu oUle to requite, tho ttrentiotr witb which you ursy te-cood onough to honor my endeavore The fruitful n5icct must ilill sustain mo, and I proceed with udeiried difrdence and the most profdund reepect for thir-dis- tilguishel and enlighteo6d assembly,'to perform tbe oBce Sgilgneo m€.t Duringiach return of thir day for nearly thirty guc- cgcrlye years, our country regted in all the Lecuriiv aod all the bleesings of peace. Buttle scen€ and the aloect arc changed. The menacing front of war ia be?ore uE to awaken our solicitudee,-to demand at the bauds of each citizen of tbe republictbe moat ective enfr- ' r ThePr,erideotoftf,eUnitcd St*a,Her&of DcprrOcof ul. bcr-r efCoogrer,_S:r? rdl r cidrc; ud rtrr3err,,crc prGlcd et tbc &livrry ef ttbdiccqnr.
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If,R. RUSH'S ORATION, &c. Zil of doty; to ask, if need be, the larget sacrificeg of adrantage and of eega The tnnq-uillitn the eniov- E9Dts, the hopee of poace, are, for arhil6, at an 6ni. There, witlr their endearing concomitants, Lre to eive pFcg to the *ronger and more agitating passioni, to ttre buay engagements, to the eolomn nnd anrious thoughto, t-o the triab, to the sufferingr, that follow in tbo trein of war. Man, in hir individual nature, becomes virhrous by constant struggler a,qainst his own imperfectiong. Hi; intcllectual emlnencra which puts hi;n at the head of crosted beiqF, ie rttained aleo by lons toil, and painfirl eelfdenialg, Eringing with them, but to--o often, deioond- ooce to his min{ eid hazarde to hiE frame.- It'iould soem to be a lar of his existence, tbat qr€at eniovment ir-only-to be ob'tained as the reward of great 6r6rtion. .r She shell go to r, realthy place,D but hCr ryavghall be *through fire and through bater.' It seemjthe ine- vcraibldlot of natioor, tFat their permanent well-beins b to be echieved algo through sevore probations". Their origrn is often in agony and bloodi and tbeir cafety to be maintained only by constrot vigilance, by arduous efortq by e willingneEe to encounier dange; and by actually and frequently braring it Their pr-os- porityr their rights, thelr liberties, arl, daq acErceh cherwiee to be placed upon a r€cure and durable ba.sir !
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