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Page 5 - But by his clear-grained human worth, And brave old wisdom of sincerity ! They knew that outward grace is dust ; They could not choose but trust In that sure-footed mind's unfaltering skill, And supple-tempered will That bent like perfect steel to spring again and thrust.
Page 209 - 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 280 - The Professor at the Breakfast Table and The Poet at the Breakfast Table are less successful variations of The Autocrat.
Page 215 - 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 39 - 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 14 - 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 178 - There must be no sagging back in the fight for Americanism merely because the war is over. There are plenty of persons who have already made the assertion that they believe the American people have a short memory and that they intend to revive all the foreign associations which most directly interfere with the complete Americanization of our people. Our principle in this matter should be absolutely simple. In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here...
Page 39 - Heels on the same line and as near each other as the conformation of the man permits.
Page 256 - 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.