Posted by: MTR | January 18, 2010

I only look to the gracious protection of the Divine Being

“Beyond that I only look to the gracious protection of the Divine Being whose strengthening support I humbly solicit, and whom I fervently pray to look down upon us all. May it be among the dispensations of His providence to bless our beloved country with honors and with length of days. May her ways be ways of pleasantness and all her paths be peace!”

[March 4, 1837 Inaugural Address]

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