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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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Independence for the Philippine Islands: Hearing Before the Committee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Insular Affairs - Philippines - 1932 - 471 pages
...years or 10 years; but all agree that it means as soon as possible. This bill fixes a definite time for independence. I have no pride of authorship, and...right, but right or wrong, my country!" It is but tíatural then for the Filipino people to love their country and to wish for it a rightful place among...
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Independence for the Philippine Islands: Hearing[s] Before the Committee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Insular Affairs - Philippines - 1932 - 471 pages
...the tutelage of the American people who have had the experience of upwards of a century and a halt in self-government, will be in better position even...definitely committed to Philippine independence. It passed ti bill in 1916 that the Philippine Islands should be granted their independence "after" the Filipinos...
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Minutes, abstracts, and discussions of the symposium

United States. Office of Ordnance Research - Automobiles - 1955
...tfc« yoors, ringing in my own ears over and over again, I have heard the words of that great American, "My country, may she ever be right. But right or wrong, my country." Thank you for your kind attention. CLOSING REMARKS The Office of Ordnance Research wishes to express...
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A History of Fort Benjamin Harrison, 1903-1982

Stephen E. Bower - Fort Benjamin Harrison (Ind.) - 1984 - 179 pages
...by quoting Stephen Decatur, American patriot and naval hero of the nineteenth century, who delcared "my country, may she ever be right, but right or wrong my country."25 Fifteen hundred young men enrolled in Fort Harrison's first Citizen's Military Training...
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The Patton Papers: 1940-1945

George Smith Patton, Martin Blumenson - History - 1996 - 944 pages
...— apparently whether it was right or wrong; I suppose on the same basis as Dacatur's famous remark: "My country, may she ever be right, but, right or wrong, my country." We could paraphrase that to "My public, may it ever be right but, right or wrong, my public." Apparently...
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The Local Church in a Global Era: Reflections for a New Century

Max L. Stackhouse, Tim Dearborn, Scott Paeth - Religion - 2000 - 218 pages
...Court? Almost two hundred years ago an American naval hero proposed a toast to his young nation: "To my country — may she ever be right, but right or wrong, my country!" It is not a toast that wise Christians in any country will ever propose. All do sin and "come short of the...
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Sermon: Gospel

CSS Publishing Co - 2001
...whether or not we agree with them. Stephen Decatur, a hero of the war with Tripoli, put it this way: 'My country, may she ever be right. But right or wrong, my country.' (Sundt 1991:24) On the other hand. Civics makes a concerted effort to teach critical thinking, including...
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Long Gray Lines: The Southern Military School Tradition, 1839-1915

Rod Andrew, Jr. - History - 2004 - 169 pages
...some viewed the war as one "of doubtful propriety," he said, "our duty is plain." Aldrich insisted, " 'My country, may she ever be right, but right or wrong, my country' is the patriot's sentiment." 14 The same sentiment motivated the commander of the United Confederate...
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America's Battle for God

Muller-Fahrenholz - History - 2007 - 181 pages
...stems from weakness and insecurity, as might be illustrated by Stephen Decatur's famous 1815 toast: "To my country! May she ever be right, but right or wrong, my country!" Would that Decatur had said: "When right, may she remain so; when wrong, may she be set right." Uncritical...
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Proceedings of the Annual Convention ..., Volumes 10-14

Cotton manufacture - 1916
...the justice of our cause, we can all join with Stephen Decatur in his immortal toast, when he said, "My country, may she ever be right; but, right or wrong, my country." There are those who say that this war means the breaking down of civilization, who see in it the breaking...
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