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Page 74 - That low man seeks a little thing to do, Sees it and does it: This high man, with a great thing to pursue, Dies ere he knows it.
Page 67 - It has long been a grave question whether any government, not too strong for the liberties of its people, can be strong enough to maintain its own existence, in great emergencies. On this point the present rebellion brought our republic to a severe test; and a presidential election occurring in regular course during the rebellion added not a little to the strain.
Page 5 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
Page 622 - States is hereby empowered, in his discretion, to pay four hundred millions of dollars to the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West- Virginia...
Page 87 - Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm ; it is the real allegory of the tale of Orpheus — it moves stones ; it charms brutes. Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity, and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
Page 139 - An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign, and there shall be no sign given to it but the sign of the prophet Jonah.
Page 209 - Our toils obscure an' a' that, The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The Man's the gowd for a* that. What though on hamely fare we dine. Wear hoddin grey, an' a' that; Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine; A Man's a Man for a
Page 209 - THAT AND A' THAT" Is there, for honest Poverty, That hangs his head, and a' that! The coward slave, we pass him by, We dare be poor for a