History of Milwaukee, City and County, Volume 2

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William George Bruce
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1922 - Milwaukee (Wis.)

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Page 137 - Is still true that you can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.
Page 785 - I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, — but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
Page 43 - He is a man of keen discrimination and sound judgment and his executive ability and excellent management have brought to the concern with which he is connected a large degree of success.
Page 540 - His fidelity to the interests of his clients is proverbial, yet he never forgets that he owes a still higher allegiance to the majesty of the law.
Page 543 - Is most highly esteemed and he has never had occasion to regret his determination to come to the new world, for here he has found the opportunities which he sought and in their utilization has steadily worked his way upward.
Page 456 - Barkow has always been a republican since age conferred upon him the right of franchise, but the honors and emoluments of office have had no attraction for him, as he has never been an aspirant for political preferment.
Page 271 - ... a prophet is not without honor save in his own country...
Page 463 - Jacobus exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day. He...
Page 298 - He has been an important factor in the business circles and his prosperity is well deserved, as in him are embraced the characteristics of an unbending integrity, unabating energy and industry that never flags.
Page 79 - In 1758 he was admitted to the bar, and entered upon the practice of the law in Braintree.

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