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It is your peculiar privilege to commemorate, in this birthday of your nation, an event ascertained in its minutest details; an event of which the principal actors are known to you familiarly, as if belonging to your own age; an event of a magnitude before which imagination shrinks at the imperfection of her powers.
These, in the accomplishment of your undertaking, you were summoned to encounter in their most hideous forms; these you met with that fortitude, and combated with that perseverance, which you had promised in their anticipation; these you completely vanquished in establishing the foundations of New England, and the day which we now commemorate is the perpetual memorial of your triumph.
Preserve in all their purity, refine, if possible, from all their alloy, those virtues which we this day commemorate as the ornament of our forefathers.
Sparsit, with her Roman features like a medal struck to commemorate her scorn of Mr.
Lord Decimus being an overpowering peer, a bashful young member of the Lower House who was the last fish but one caught by the Barnacles, and who had been invited on this occasion to commemorate his capture, shut his eyes when his Lordship came in.
THIS is not the place to commemorate the trials and privations endured by the immigrant Mormons before they came to their final haven.
If we wanted to conceal the noble action this purse commemorates, we should not expose it thus to view.
Five years later, in the twilight of an April morning, he stood on the green, beside the meeting-house, at Lexington, where now the obelisk of granite, with a slab of slate inlaid, commemorates the first fallen of the Revolutions.
To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Foreman Grill, Salton has introduced a Super Jumbo Size Special 10th Anniversary Limited Edition George Foreman grill, with a 160 square inch cooking surface.
As the nation eagerly awaits resetting their clocks forward by one hour, Hilton Garden Inn(R) announced today it will commemorate Daylight Saving Time with its "Give Back the Hour at HGI" promotion -- allowing guests more time to enjoy Spring's arrival with a late check-out time of 2 p.
The piece had its world premiere in December 2000 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Swedish Radio Chorus.
It occurred to me that I should commemorate the occasion in some way, so I decided to ask everyone present to sign my Prayer Book.