Journal of the ... National Convention, Volume 15

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National Tribune Company, 1897

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Page 199 - For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because...
Page 57 - Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Missouri Montana Nebraska New Hampshire New Jersey "New...
Page 299 - I move that the nominations be closed, and that the Secretary be instructed to cast the unanimous ballot of the Association for the election of Mr.
Page 228 - ... and in the midst of great transactions which concern that country's fate ? Let the consequences be what they will, I am careless. No man can suffer too much, and no man can fall too soon, if he suffer or if he fall in defence of the liberties and Constitution of his country.
Page 190 - Republic and to perpetuate the memory of their heroic dead. SECT. 2. To assist such Union veterans as need our help and protection, and to extend needful aid to their widows and orphans. To find them homes and employment, and assure them of sympathy and friends. To cherish and emulate the deeds of our army nurses, and of all loyal women who rendered loving service to our country in her hour of peril.
Page 137 - To specially aid and assist the Grand Army of the Republic, and to perpetuate the memory of their heroic dead. To assist such Union veterans as need our help and protection, and to extend needful aid to their widows and orphans. To find them homes and employment, and assure them of sympathy and friends. To cherish and emulate the deeds of our army nurses, and of all loyal women who rendered loving service to our country in her hour of peril.
Page 245 - Sleep sweetly, tender heart, in peace : Sleep, holy spirit, blessed soul, While the stars burn, the moons increase, And the great ages onward roll Sleep till the end, true soul and sweet. Nothing comes to thee new or strange. Sleep full of rest from head to feet : Lie still, dry dust, secure of change.
Page 266 - Just to think of it sets me shivering from the crown of my head to the soles of my feet.
Page 151 - Our many deeds, the thoughts that we have thought, — They go out from us thronging every hour .; And in them all is folded up a power That on the earth doth move them to and fro : And mighty are the marvels they have wrought In hearts we know not, and may never know.
Page 370 - He was not small in anything; he was carved in deep lines like all heroic figures, for dangerous altitudes and great purposes. And as we move away from him, and years and events pass between us, his form will still be visible and distinct, for such characters, built upon courage and faith, and that loyalty which is the seed of both, are not the playthings, but the masters of time. How long the names of men will last no human foresight can discover, but I believe that even against the havoc and confusion...

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