[PW] Source Needed for Quote

Michael J. Lowrey orangemike at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 17:32:18 PST 2015


I'm guessing it's a quote either from a speech of the time, an era of great
speechifying; or from a Northern newspaper editorial.

On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 3:01 PM, Franco, Adrienne <AFranco at iona.edu> wrote:

> We have a teacher who found the quote below in Walt Whitman's 'Memoranda
> during the war'. Whitman clearly indicates it as a quote but doesn't give
> the source, which is what she is looking for. Thanks for any help!
>
>
> "fly the flag of practical industry and business, and adopting the great
> ideas of America with faith and courage, developing their resources,
> providing for education, abandoning old fictions, leave the Secession war
> and its bygones behind, and resolutely draw a curtain over the past.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Posted by Adrienne Franco
> on behalf of:
>
> Ed Helmrich
> Iona College
> Ryan Library
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