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The History and Significance of the American Flag (Paperback): Emily Katharine Ide
The History and Significance of the American Flag (Paperback): Emily Katharine Ide

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The History and Significance of the American Flag (Paperback)

Emily Katharine Ide

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...--A. P. Putnam. There is no name so great that it should be placed upon the flag of our country.--Ulysses S. Grant. A star for every state and a state for every star.--Robert C. Wintbrop. If anyone attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot.--Gen. John A.Dix. There are two things holy, the flag which represents military honor and the law which represents the national right.--Victor Hugo. There is but one other emblem so significant as a flag, viz., the cross.--Anon. The Stars and Stripes speaks for itself, its mute eloquence needs no aid to interpret its significance. Fidelity to the Union blazes from its stars. Allegiance to the Government beneath which we live is wrapped in its folds.--Edward Everett. We will have no Government standard but our own and will accept no other flag than the glorious Stars and Stripes.--Wm. McKinley It was God Almighty who nailed our flag to the flag staff, and I could not have lowered it if I had tried.--Major Robert Anderson. My only defense is the flag of my country and I place myself under its folds.--/. R. Poinsett. I want no more honorable winding sheet than the brave old flag of the Union.--A. Johnson. What the cross is to faith, that the flag is to freedom.--Anon. "Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said.--Whittier. One flag, one land, one heart, one hand: One nation evermore --Oliver W. Holmes. The flag is the one focus in which all unite in reverential devotion.--Major Gen. Arthur MacArthur. Our Flag, our Flag, our Country's Flag Should danger e'er assail thee, The bugle's call will find us all; We'll never, never fail thee --Col. Henry Dean At wood. The Stars and Stripes, means wherever it goes, the Constitution of the United...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Emily Katharine Ide
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-54008-9
Barcode: 9781151540089
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-54008-0

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