The Advance Advocate, Volume 17

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International Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes, 1908
 

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Page 16 - Let me live in a house by the side of the road, Where the race of men go by — The men who are good and the men who are bad, As good and as bad as I.
Page 725 - Is true freedom but to break Fetters for our own dear sake, And with leathern hearts forget That we owe mankind a debt ? No! true freedom is to share All the chains our brothers wear, And with heart and hand to be Earnest to make others free...
Page 24 - And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the Lord. And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering : but unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect.
Page 655 - MASTER of human destinies am I ! Fame, love, and fortune on my footsteps wait. Cities and fields I walk; I penetrate Deserts and seas remote, and passing by Hovel and mart and palace — soon or late I knock, unbidden, once at every gate! If sleeping, wake — if feasting, rise before I turn away. It is the hour of fate, And they who follow me reach every state Mortals desire, and conquer every foe Save death; but those who doubt or hesitate, Condemned to failure, penury, and woe, Seek me in vain...
Page 176 - But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Page 180 - ... and you will never be forgotten. No ; your name, your deeds, will be as legible on the hearts you leave behind, as the stars on the brow of evening. Good deeds will shine as brightly on the earth as the stars of heaven.
Page 725 - They are slaves who fear to speak For the fallen and the weak; They are slaves who will not choose Hatred, scoffing, and abuse, Rather than in silence shrink From the truth they needs must think; They are slaves who dare not be In the right with two or three.
Page 180 - ... of their redemption; not a line they wrote, not a word they spoke could be recalled, and so they perished — their light went out in darkness, and they were not remembered more than the insects of yesterday.
Page 16 - There are souls like stars, that dwell apart, In a fellowless firmament; There are pioneer souls that blaze their paths Where highways never ran — But let me live by the side of the road And be a friend to man.
Page 522 - Must I be carried to the skies On flowery beds of ease While others fought to win the prize And sailed through bloody seas?

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