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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.
We want to start some new ceremony, don't you know, to commemorate the occasion.
Sparsit, with her Roman features like a medal struck to commemorate her scorn of Mr.
THIS is not the place to commemorate the trials and privations endured by the immigrant Mormons before they came to their final haven.
The story of the memorial is as interesting as the events it commemorates.
It commemorates the 1790 Fete de la Federation, held on the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789.
The cry for independence ``El Grito de Independencia'' commemorates priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla's 1810 call to the country's poor to reject Spain's rule.
A memorial at Thurston High School commemorates murdered students Mikael Nickolauson and Benjamin Walker as well as those injured in the school shootings six years ago today.
The chain, worn by the mayor's consort, commemorates past mayors of the town dating back to 1907 and now contains 65 links.
Although Albanact is ultimately avenged, this shoemaker's holiday is not one that redounds to the glory of the crown, for it commemorates instead the ignominious death of a prince.