To The Memory Of The Man, First In War, First In Peace, And First In The Hearts Of His Countrymen.
To the memory of the Man, first in war, first in peace, and first
in the hearts of his countrymen.
-- Henry Lee (1756-1816)
-- Memoirs of Lee, Eulogy on Washington, Dec. 26, 1799
George Washington was first in war, first in peace -- and the first to have his birthday juggled to make a long weekend.
-- Ashley Coope...
He was not merely a chip of the old block, but the old block itself.
-- Edmund Burke (1729-1797) -- On Pitt's First Speech, Feb....
Thespis, the first professor of our art, At country wakes sung ballads from a cart.
-- John Dryden (1631-1700) -- Prologue to Lee's Sophonisba...
Memory is the first to go--thank goodness!
Memory seems to go first, or second, or ...
Writing his memoirs of the Civil War.