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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. "
Six Months in the West Indies, in 1825 - Página 308
por Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1832 - 311 páginas
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Historical Notices of the Missions of the Church of England in the North ...

Ernest Hawkins - 1845 - 447 páginas
...the country where he had sojourned. " ' 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 its last.'" 1 Before quitting this subject, it may be proper to mention, that many years after his...
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Lives of Illustrious and Distinguished Irishmen: From the ..., Volumen5,Tema 1

James Wills - 1846
...fresh and young, When heavenly flame did animate her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward, the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts...the drama with the day, Time's noblest offspring is the last. To this testimony of Berkeley's muse, we shall here add dean Swift's very remarkable letter...
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History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American ..., Volumen3

George Bancroft - 1846
...and yotmg, When heavenly flame did animate her clay, By future poets shall be sung. " Westward the course of empire takes its way. The four first acts...the drama with the day. Time's noblest offspring is the last." To free schools and colleges the periodical press had been added, and newspapers began their...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...without a mind. 1072 Oratlon at Plymouth Westward the course of empire takes its way; The first four K L U V W X Q R S T Y Z [ c d e the last. 1073 Siris Truth is the cry of all, but the game of the few. 1074 Three Dialogues between...
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Sinndeutung und Periodisierung der Geschichte: eine systematische Ub̈ersicht ...

Johan Hendrik Jacob Van Der Pot - 1999 - 1 páginas
...vierten Strophe seines Gedichts, dessen oft zitierte sechste und letzte Strophe lautet: "Westward the Course of Empire takes its Way; The four first Acts...the Drama with the Day; Time's noblest Offspring is the last". Der Einfluss des Gedichts war enorm. Berkeley ist, so Jan Willem Schulte Nordholt, der Trompeter,...
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American Palestine: Melville, Twain, and the Holy Land Mania

Hilton Obenzinger - 1999 - 316 páginas
...injunction. As Bishop Berkeley's famous poem put it, in appropriately theatrical terms: Westward the Course of Empire takes its Way; The four first Acts...the Drama with the Day; Time's noblest Offspring is the last.16 Millennialist expectation powered the exegetical process (and vice versa), an enthusiasm...
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Imperial San Francisco: Urban Power, Earthly Ruin

Gray A. Brechin - 1999 - 402 páginas
...pondered the line with which he closed it: 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 its last. Notes PREFACE 1. Poe, "A Descent into the Maelstrom," 556-57. 2. Galgacus rallied his followers...
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From Colonials to Provincials: American Thought and Culture, 1680-1760

Ned C. Landsman - 1997 - 223 páginas
...fresh and young, When heav'nly Flame did animate her Clay, By future Poets shall be sung. Westward the Course of Empire takes its Way; The four first Acts...the Drama with the Day; Time's noblest Offspring is the last.5 Berkeley's description of a westward course of empire helped provincial Americans articulate...
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Restless Nation: Starting Over in America

James M. Jasper - 2009 - 276 páginas
...Where men shall not impose for truth and sense The pedantry of courts and schools . . . Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first Acts...the Drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last. — Bishop George Berkeley The American writer inhabits a country at once the dream of Europe...
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Poems of Nation, Anthems of Empire: English Verse in the Long Eighteenth Century

Suvir Kaul - 2000 - 337 páginas
...genesis is mandated by the laws of history: Westward the course of empire takes its way; The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Times noblest offspring is the last. (lines 21-24)69 In such poems, the operative term is Progress:...
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