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Page 353 - you can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you can't fool all the people all the time.
Page 482 - The zeal with which he has devoted his energies to his profession, the careful regard evinced for the interests of his clients, and an assiduous and unrelaxing attention to all the details of his cases, have brought him a large business and made him very successful in its conduct.
Page 181 - He exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party, but the honors and emoluments of office have had no attraction for him, as he has...
Page 496 - By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop my blood for drachmas, than to wring From the hard hands of peasants their vile trash 7 , By any indirection.
Page 41 - Socially he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Ancient Order of United Workmen, in both of which organizations he has been prominent.
Page 555 - ... 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 198 - He is past master of his lodge and past high priest of his chapter, and he has attained to the highest rank, the thirty-third degree of the A.
Page 784 - Carrie, I dared not refuse! Ever since the day when I gave myself to Jesus, it had been my daily prayer, 'Lord, what wilt thou have me to do?" And when the question, "Will you go to Oregon as one of a little band of self-denying missionaries and teach these poor Indians of their Saviour?' was suddenly proposed to me, I felt that it was the call of the Lord and I could not do otherwise.
Page 225 - Looking beyond the exigencies of the moment to the possibilities of the future, Mr.