GIGA THE MOST EXTENSIVE
COLLECTION OF
QUOTATIONS
ON THE INTERNET
Home
Page
GIGA
Quotes
Biographical
Name Index
Chronological
Name Index
Topic
List
Reading
List
Site
Notes
Crossword
Solver
Anagram
Solver
Subanagram
Solver
LexiThink
Game
Anagram
Game
TOPICS:          A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
PEOPLE:    #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

PHILADELPHIA
[ Also see Cities ]

They say that the lady from Philadelphia who is staying in town is very wise. Suppose I go ask her what is best to be done.
      - Lucretia Peabody Hale, Peterkin Papers
         (ch. I)

Hail! Philadelphia, tho' Quaker thou be,
  The birth-day of medical honors to thee
    In this country belongs; 'twas thou caught the flame,
      That crossing the ocean from Englishmen came
        And kindled the fires of Wisdom and Knowledge
          Inspired the student, erected a college,
            First held a commencement with suitable state,
              In the year of our Lord, seventeen sixty-eight.
      - William Tod Helmuth,
        The Story of a City Doctor


The GIGA name and the GIGA logo are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
GIGA-USA and GIGA-USA.COM are servicemarks of the domain owner.
Copyright © 1999-2018 John C. Shepard. All Rights Reserved.
Last Revised: 2018 June 4
Click > HERE < to report errors