Famous American Statesmen & Orators, Past and Present: With Biographical Sketches and Their Famous Orations, Volume 6

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F.F. Lovell Publishing Company, 1902

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Page 122 - When he was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man : for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.
Page 320 - Gul in her bloom; Where the citron and olive are fairest of fruit, And the voice of the nightingale never is mute: Where the tints of the earth, and the hues of the sky, In color though varied, in beauty may vie...
Page 74 - I am the bread of life. He that cometh to Me shall never hunger; and he that believeth in Me shall never thirst.
Page 172 - Were half the power that fills the world with terror, Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and courts, Given to redeem the human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals or forts: The warrior's name would be a name abhorred!
Page 379 - I designed to have done the same thing again on a larger scale. That was all I intended. I never did intend murder, or treason, or the destruction of property, or to excite or incite slaves to rebellion, or to make insurrection.
Page 217 - Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live forever?
Page 261 - I shall correct the procedure ; but that done, return with joy to that state of things, when the only questions concerning a candidate shall be, is he honest ? Is he capable ? Is he faithful to the Constitution ? I tender you the homage of my high respect.
Page 148 - He chose David also his servant : and took him away from the sheep-folds. 72 As he was following the ewes great with young ones he took him : that he might feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance. 73 So he fed them with a faithful and true heart : and ruled them prudently with all his power.
Page 162 - Was freedom's home or glory's grave ! Shrine of the mighty ! can it be, That this is all remains of thee ? Approach, thou craven crouching slave : Say, is not this Thermopylse?
Page 36 - States, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.

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