Journal of the ... Annual Convention of the Department of Massachusetts, Woman's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army Republic ..., Volume 40

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Page 70 - Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne, — Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown, Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.
Page 74 - I preach to you, then, my countrymen, that our country calls not for the life of ease, but for the life of strenuous •endeavor. The twentieth century looms before us big •with the fate of many nations. If we stand idly by, if we seek merely swollen, slothful ease, and ignoble peace, if we shrink from the hard contests where men must win at hazard of their lives and at the risk of all they hold dear, then the bolder and stronger...
Page 74 - Let us therefore boldly face the life of strife, resolute to do our duty well and manfully ; resolute to uphold righteousness by deed and by word; resolute to be both honest and brave, to serve high ideals, yet to use practical methods.
Page 203 - Every day is a fresh beginning, Every morn is the world made new; You who are weary of sorrow and sinning, Here is a beautiful hope for you, A hope for me and a hope for you.
Page 203 - tween thee and me." Both be His care. One arm round thee, and one round me Will keep us near. I sigh sometimes to see thy face, ^ But since this may not be, I'll leave thee to the care of Him Who cares for thee and me. "I'll keep you both beneath my wings" — This comforts, dear, One wing o'er thee and one o'er me.
Page 203 - God keep watch t'ween thee and me," This is my prayer; He looks thy way. He looketh mine. And keeps us near. I know not where thy road may lie, Or which way mine may be; If mine will lead through parching sands, And thine beside the sea; Yet God keeps watch 'tween thee and me.
Page 197 - In 1832 the hot springs and the four sections of land surrounding them were by act of Congress set aside for the future disposal of the United States, not to be entered, located, or appropriated for any other purpose whatever, thus making the first national park reservation of the country and preserving the waters of the springs in perpetuity free from monopoly and commercial exploitation.
Page 203 - Go thou thy way, and I go mine ; Apart, yet not afar; Only a thin veil hangs between The pathways where we are. And "God keep watch 'tween thee and me" This is my prayer, He looks thy way, He looketh mine, And keeps us near.
Page 206 - Comfort one another. For the way is often dreary And the feet are often weary, And the heart is very sad. There is a heavy burden bearing, When it seems that none are caring, And we half forget that ever we were glad. "Comfort one another With the hand-clasp close and tender. With the sweetness love can render, And the looks of friendly eyes. Do not wait with grace unspoken, While life's daily bread is broken— Gentle speech is oft like manna from the skies.
Page 135 - I would flood your path with sunshine; / I would fence you from all ill; / I would crown you with all blessings, / If I could but have any will; / Aye! but human love may err, dear, / and a power all wise is near; / So I only pray, God bless you and keep / you through the year.

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