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" Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong. "
Public Documents.The Senate of the United States.First Session of the Twenty ... - Page 3
by The Senate of the United States.First Session of the Twenty-Sixth Congress. - 1840
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 6

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1280 pages
...seaman and soldier. Such was the noble bearing of our own Decatnr, when he exclaimed: "Ourcountry ! in her intercourse with foreign nations may she always...but in war may she always triumph@ right or wrong !" 姜 壷 叢 ; 至 要 露悪 襄 霞 婁 ; 要 譲 寵 嬰 ; 悪 釜 襄 窯 麦 轟 婁 要 婁...
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The Library of American Biography

Jared Sparks - United States - 1846 - 484 pages
...to sustain its splendor." Decatur responded with a sentiment, which has since become memorable ; " Our country ! In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right ; but our country, right or wrong." May it ever remain the rallying cry of patriotism...
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Permanent Fortifications and Sea-coast Defences: To Accompany Bill H.R. 416 ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs - Canals - 1862 - 544 pages
...British seaman and soldiir Such was the noble bearing of our own Decatur, when he exclaimed. "('rr country ! in her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be right: )";' in war may she always triumph — right or wrong!" In the memorable attack on Copenhagen, it is...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1868 - 828 pages
...Liberty, and Law. Motto of the Salem Register. Life of Story, Vol. \. p. 127. STEPHEN DECATUR. 1779-1820. Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right ; but our country, right or wrong. Toast given at Norfolk. April, 1816. DANIEL WEBSTER....
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The Century, Volume 99

Literature - 1920 - 914 pages
...justice with mercy, and with your eye always fixed upon the ultimate goal. It was an American who toasted "Our country. In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong." But Lincoln was bigger than that. And it is because...
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Outlook and Independent, Volume 70

1902 - 1058 pages
...are glad to say, not' one of those who believe in the false doctrine expressed by Stephen Decatur, " Our country ! in her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong!" Mr. Methuen has given in his first chapter the best...
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The Congressional Globe, Volume 45, Part 6; Volume 66

United States. Congress - Law - 1872 - 914 pages
...sentiment which has since become memorable." (This author was not aware that it was heathenish I ) " ' Our country ; in her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right ; but our country, right or wrong.' May it ever remain the rallying cry of patriotism...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 798 pages
...Liberty, and Law. Motto of the Salem Register. Life of Story, Vol. ip 127. STEPHEN DECATUR. 1779-1820. Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right ; but our country, right or wrong. Toast given at Norfolh. April, 1816. DANIEL WEBSJER....
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 890 pages
...Liberty, and Law. Motto of the Salem Register. Life of Story. *W. i./. 127. STEPHEN DECATUR. 1779-1820. Our country ! In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right ; but our country, right or wrong. Toast given at Norfolk. April, 1816. CHARLES MINER....
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations: A Book of Ready Reference for ...

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1878 - 360 pages
...O'Shanter. Counsellors. — In the multitude of COUNSELLORS there ia safety. Proverbs xi. 14. Country. — Our COUNTRY ! in her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right ; but our country, right or wrong.— • STEPHEN DECATUR, Toast at Norfolk, 1816. —...
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