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  • Used charmingly by the 34th president of the USA, Dwight D. Eisenhower, on his farewell address to the nation, on the 17th of January 1961:
    "Like every other citizen, I wish the new President, and all who will labor with him, Godspeed. I pray that the coming years will be blessed with peace and prosperity for all."

    http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/dwightdeisenhowerfarewell.html

    December 24, 2008

  • Beautifully used by Franklin Delano Roosvelt, in the 7th of December 1941 declaration of war of the USA against the Emire of Japan:
    "I ask that the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on Sunday, December 7th, 1941, a state of war has existed between the United States and the Japanese empire."

    http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/fdrpearlharbor.htm

    December 24, 2008

  • It also have some darker conotations... judging by the bizarre atmosphere of some parties currently happening in London, that is.

    March 13, 2008

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