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Page 234 - There is no death ! What seems so is transition : This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call Death.
Page 293 - Walrod exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party, but has never been a politician in the sense of office seeking.
Page 36 - An enumeration of those men of the present generation who have won honor and public recognition for themselves, and at the same time have honored the state to which they belong, would be incomplete were there failure to make prominent reference to the one whose name initiates this paragraph.
Page 236 - ... sundries, and his trade has reached gratifying proportions, bringing him a substantial annual income. Mr. Long exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party, with which he has been connected since attaining his majority.
Page 568 - Cox, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the latter of New York.
Page 546 - His political allegiance is given to the republican party, but, while he keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day, he does not seek to give a divided interest to his profession by accepting public office.
Page 353 - Schenck was reared, early becoming familiar with all the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist, and thus becoming well prepared to carry on farming on his own account at a later day.
Page 175 - His boyhood days were passed in the usual manner of farm lads, his time being divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and the work of the fields.