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History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, from the Earliest Historic Times to ...
Homer Howard Field,Joseph Rea Reed
No preview available - 2014
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Page 658 - 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 the time.
Page 925 - Statesman, yet friend to truth ; of soul sincere, In action faithful, and in honour clear ; Who broke no promise, serv'd no private end, Who ga'in'd no title, and who lost no friend ; Ennobled by himself, by all approv'd, And prais'd, unenvied, by the Muse he lov'd.
Page 688 - Crossley is a republican and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day but has never been a politician in the sense of office seeking.
Page 652 - 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 905 - Endowed by nature with a sound judgment, and an accurate, discriminating mind, he feared not that laborious attention which made him perfectly master of those subjects, in all their relations, on which he was to decide ; and this essential quality was guided by an unvarying sense of moral right, which would tolerate the employment only of those means that would bear the most rigid...
Page 748 - He was reared to farm life, early becoming familiar with the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist.
Page 1087 - In no sense a man in public life, he has nevertheless exerted an immeasurable influence on the city of his residence; in business life as a...
Page 586 - The hope that led him to leave his native land and seek a home in America has been more than realized. He found the opportunities he sought — which, by the way are always open to the ambitious, energetic man — and making the best of these he has steadily worked his way upward.
Page 711 - His life has been one of continuous activity, in which has been accorded due recognition •of labor ; and to-day, he is numbered among the substantial citizens of his county.