Language for Men of Affairs, Volume 1

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Roland Press Company, 1919

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Page 216 - Then Apollyon espying his opportunity began to gather up close to Christian, and wrestling with him gave him a dreadful fall. And with that Christian's sword flew out of his hand. Then said Apollyon,
Page ix - I come not, friends, to steal away your hearts: I am no orator, as Brutus is; But, as you know me all, a plain blunt man, That love my friend; and that they know full well That gave me public leave to speak of him: For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth, Action, nor utterance, nor the power of speech, To stir men's blood: I only speak right on...
Page 217 - It is not enough in a situation of trust in the commonwealth, that a man means well to his country ; it is not enough that in his single person he never did an evil act, but always voted according to his conscience, -and even harangued against every design which he apprehended to be prejudicial to the interests of his country.
Page 223 - I propose is that you shall go to work 'tooth and nail' for somebody who will give you money for it. Let father and your boys take charge of things at home, prepare for a crop, and make the crop, and you go to work for the best money wages, or in discharge of any debt you owe, that you can get — and to secure you a fair reward for your labor I now promise you that for every dollar you will, between this and the first of...
Page 47 - Arms and hands hanging naturally, thumb along the seam of the trousers. Head erect and squarely to the front, chin drawn in so that the axis of the head and neck is vertical; eyes straight to the 'front. Weight of the body resting equally upon the heels and balls of the feet.
Page 22 - To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak : I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.
Page 413 - But the wise answered, saying, Not so : lest there be not enough for us and you : but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves.
Page 47 - Heels on the same line and as near each other as the conformation of the man permits.
Page 264 - We are fighting Germany because she sought to terrorize us and then to fool us. We could not believe that Germany would do what she said she would do upon the seas. We still hear the piteous cries of children coming up out of the sea where the Lusitania went down. And Germany has never asked forgiveness of the world.
Page 223 - Your request for eighty dollars I do not think it best to comply with now. At the various times when I have helped you a little you have said to me, " We can get along very well now"; but in a very short time I find you in the same difficulty again. Now, this can only happen by some defect in your conduct. What that defect is, I think I know. You are not lazy, and still you are an idler. I doubt whether, since I saw you, you have done a good whole day's work in any one day. You do not very much dislike...

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