Gettysburg Address

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Gettysburg Address a three-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg (November 19, 1863)
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Quotations

  • Ernest Hemingway
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    “It wasn't by accident that the Gettysburg address was so short. The laws of prose writing are as immutable as those of flight, of mathematics, of physics.”

Usage

In literature:

You might ask Miss Braithwaite to teach you his 'Gettysburg Address.
"Long Live the King" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
The "Gettysburg Address" contains but two hundred and seventy words, in ten sentences.
"The American Spirit in Literature," by Bliss Perry
See "Lincoln's Gettysburg Address," Century Magazine, Feb., 1894.
"Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four." by William H. Elson
Lincoln wrote the address while riding from Washington to Gettysburg on an envelope.
"Toaster's Handbook" by Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
This address was probably, next to the Gettysburg oration, Lincoln's most eloquent and touching public appeal.
"The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln" by Francis Fisher Browne
I read the Gettysburg address of Lincoln.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
The "new birth of freedom" which Lincoln invoked for the nation in his Gettysburg address, was accomplished.
"A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln" by John G. Nicolay
Mr. Roosevelt produced much excellent literature, but no masterpieces like Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Second Inaugural.
"Four Americans" by Henry A. Beers
Cooper Union Address; Gettysburg Speech.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
The boulder contains the Gettysburg address and was dedicated June 13, 1908.
"The Poets' Lincoln" by Various
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In news:

Director Steven Spielberg will make the keynote remarks at the 149th commemoration of "The Gettysburg Address," while his new movie about President Abraham Lincoln is in theaters.
Nov 19, 1863 Lincoln Delivers Gettysburg Address.
On this anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's delivery of the Gettysburg Address in 1863, spend time looking at this exhibit from the Library of Congress.
Director Steven Spielberg speaks at a ceremony to mark the 149th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's delivery of the Gettysburg Address at Soldier's National Cemetery in Gettysburg , Pa.
News»Top Stories» Spielberg Commemorates Gettysburg Address.
Spielberg, with new 'Lincoln' film in theatres, speaks at ' Gettysburg Address' commemoration.
Sixteen new Americans are being minted in Gettysburg , welcomed by Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg on the 149th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's famous address.
One of the world's best-known directors helped mark the anniversary today of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (more info).
Even President Abraham Lincoln paid a visit to Pipestone and gave the Gettysburg Address.
The significance of the Gettysburg Address.
And it has scriptures like the Gettysburg Address and the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.
In his Gettysburg address, Abraham Lincoln advocated "government of the people, by the people and for the people".
Steven Spielberg paid tribute to the lives lost in the American Civil War as he commemorated Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address at a ceremony in Pennsylvania.
Spielberg to speak at 'Gettysburg Address' event.
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