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" My country, may she ever be right, but right or wrong, my country! "
Independence for the Philippine Islands: Hearings Before the Committee on ... - Page 113
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Territories and Insular Affairs - 1932 - 658 pages
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Library of Christian Cooperation, Volume 4

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America - Church - 1917
...duty to stand by everything that our country does, irrespective of its moral quality. Men have said, 'My country! May she ever be right; but, right or wrong, my country.' There is a sense in which that is true, but in the sense that the words naturally suggest, that is...
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Tell it in Gath

Joseph A. Osgoode - Puritans - 1918 - 215 pages
...office within strange walls, leaving desolate the place where once it stood.—PINDAR, Pythian iv. "Mv COUNTRY ! May she ever be right; but, right or wrong, my Country!" In these words of Stephen Decatur the spirit of Southern patriotism was embodied and its philosophy...
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Education and Citizenship: And Other Papers

Edward Kidder Graham - Citizenship - 1919 - 253 pages
...institutions of his fathers, the all-conquering grace of the truly patriotic heart, the eternal verity of "My country, may she ever be right, but right or wrong, my country!" — it is this supreme self-surrender and self-forgetfulness that sanctify all of the temporalities of that war...
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Report of Provost Marshal General to Secretary of War on First Draft Under ...

United States. Provost Marshal General's Bureau - African Americans - 1919 - 159 pages
...dissenting opinion to make itself known or felt, the regulation would have been made more just, we opine. ' My country! may she ever be right; but right or wrong, My country!' M a sentiment strong in America and in many other nations as well. It evidences faith in and loyalty...
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Second Report of the Provost Marshal General to the Secretary of War on the ...

United States. Provost Marshal General's Bureau - Draft - 1919 - 607 pages
...dissenting opinion to make itself known or felt, the regulation would have been made more just, we opine. ' My country! may she ever be right; but right or wrong, My country!" is a sentiment strong in America and in many other nations as well. It evidences faith in and loyalty...
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A Librarian's Open Shelf: Essays on Various Subjects

Arthur Elmore Bostwick - Books and reading - 1920 - 344 pages
...require us to call wrong right and black white? There is a sentiment with which you are all familiar, "My country, may she ever be right; but, right or wrong, my country!" Understood aright, these are the noblest and truest of words, but they are commonly misinterpreted,...
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The Fundamentals of Christianity: A Study of the Teaching of Jesus and Paul

Henry Clay Vedder - Christianity - 1922 - 250 pages
...attitude toward religion and church should be expressed by the maxim of Decatur — with a difference. "My country! May she ever be right, but, right or wrong, my country!" was that gallant sailor's celebrated toast. The Christian's watchword is, "My religion and my Church!...
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Lemuel P. Padgett: Memorial Addresses Delivered in the House of ...

United States. 67th Cong., 4th sess., 1922-1923. House, United States. Congress, United States. Congress House - 1924 - 95 pages
...everlasting credit be it said that he was patriotic to a preeminent degree. That old familiar slogan, " My country, may she ever be right, but right or wrong, my country," perfectly typified the spirit of our deceased colleague. Loyal to his country and to his friends, he...
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Ways to Peace

Esther Everett Lape - American Peace Award - 1924 - 463 pages
...senses no restraint and sweeps all before it. It has fired rational men to subscribe to the toast: My country, may she ever be right; but, right or wrong, My Country!—and zealously to give their blood for that country It can stir good men to bitter hatred...
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Industrial Pioneer, Volumes 3-4

Labor unions - 1925
...redblooded American Patriots, ready to do and die for the land which gave them birth, to say with Decatur, 'My Country, may she ever be right, but right or wrong, My Country', and to preserve the principles for which our ancestors fought under the blazing sun of Bunker Hill,...
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