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ERIC Number: EJ173251
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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"Like a Prophetic Spirit": Samuel Davies, American Eulogists, and the Deification of George Washington
Berens, John F.
Quarterly Journal of Speech, 63, 3, 290-7, Oct 77
Recounts a seeming "prophecy" made during George Washington's youth by the Reverend Samuel Davies, the prominent Presbyterian proponent of the Great Awakening. Investigates how American eulogists drew upon this "prophecy" to give validity and vitality to George Washington's legend. (MH)
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