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Westward, ever westward. Henry Wells

The whole westward expansion myth is seen as romantic. But its a joke, a blot on American history. Frank Waters

All of this got me thinking about the history of the westward expansion, and got me to wondering how the exploration of the Solar System would be changed if there were an indigenous presence out there. Sarah Zettel

Now, of course, the great thing about the solar system as a frontier is that there are no Indians, so you can have all the glory of the myth of the American westward expansion without any of the guilt. Sarah Zettel

After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America. Russ Carnahan

Eastward I go only by force; but westward I go free. Henry David Thoreau

That rich celestial music thrilled the air From hosts on hosts shining ones, who thronged Eastward and westward, making bright the night. Edwin Arnold

I have hurled westward the ashes of the uninvited guest! and hammered stars into the unforgetting sky - like nails I am Goya. Andrey Voznesensky

And stepping westward seemed to be A kind of heavenly destiny. William Wordsworth

In front the sun climbs slow, how slowly, But westward, look, the land is bright. Arthur Hugh Clough

The whole westward expansion myth is seen as romantic. But it's a joke, a blot on American history. Frank Waters

In front, the sun climbs slow, how slowly, but westward, look, the land is bright. Arthur Hugh Clough

God never had a church but there, men say, The devil a chapel hath raised by some wiles, I doubted of this saw, till on a day I westward spied great Edinburgh's Saint Giles. William Drummond of Hawthornden

Madam, an hour before the worshipped sun Peered forth the golden window of the East, A troubled mind drave me to walk abroad; Where, underneath the grove of sycamore That westward rooteth from this city side, So early walking did I see your son. William Shakespeare

Yes, the newspapers were right: snow was general all over Ireland. It was falling on every part of the dark central plain, on the treeless hills, falling softly upon the Bog of Allen and, further westward, softly falling into the dark mutinous Shannon waves. James Joyce

Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day: Time's noblest offspring is the last. George Berkeley

God never had a church but there, men say, The Devil a chapel hath raised by some wyles. I doubted of this saw, till on a day I westward spied great Edinburgh's Saint Gyles. William Drummond of Hawthornden

Such as we were we gave ourselves outright (The deed of gift was many deeds of war) To the land vaguely realizing westward, But still unstoried, artless, unenhanced, Such as she was, such as she would become. Robert Frost

Westward the star of empire takes its way. John Quincy Adams

But most of all I shall remember the monarchs, that unhurried westward drift of one small winged form after another, each drawn by some invisible force. Rachel Carson

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