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Page 412 - Is this the Thing the Lord God made and gave To have dominion over sea and land; To trace the stars and search the heavens for power ; To feel the passion of Eternity? Is this the Dream He dreamed who shaped the suns And marked their ways upon the ancient deep?
Page 412 - The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is Brotherhood; For it will bring again to earth Her long-lost Poesy and Mirth; Will send new light on every face, A kingly power upon the race. And till it comes, we men are slaves, And travel downward to the dust of graves.
Page 412 - What gulfs between him and the seraphim! Slave of the wheel of labor, what to him Are Plato and the swing of Pleiades? What the long reaches of the peaks of song, The rift of dawn, the reddening of the rose?
Page 421 - This doctrine has nothing to do with the commercial relations of any American power, save that it in truth allows each of them to form such as it desires.
Page 288 - We have a vast and intricate business, built up through years of toil and struggle, in which every part of the country has its .stake, which will not permit of either neglect or undue selfishness.
Page 46 - The statistics of every State show a greater amount of crime and misery attributable to the use of ardent spirits obtained at these retail liquor saloons than to any other source.
Page 432 - Verily I say unto you, Except ye turn, and become as little children, ye shall in no wise enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Page 47 - Not only may a license be exacted from the keeper of the saloon before a glass of his liquors can be thus disposed of, but restrictions may be imposed as to the class of persons to whom they may be sold, and the hours of the day and the days of the week on which the saloons may be opened. Their sale in that form may be absolutely prohibited. It is a question of public expediency and public morality, and not of federal law'.
Page 288 - They show that we are utilizing our fields and forests and mines and that we are furnishing profitable employment to the millions of workingmen throughout the United States, bringing comfort and happiness to their homes and making it possible to lay by savings for old age and disability. "That all the people are participating in this great prosperity is seen in every American community and shown by the enormous and unprecedented deposits in our savings banks. Our duty...
Page 419 - No single great material work which remains to be undertaken on this continent is of such consequence to the American people as the building of a canal across the Isthmus connecting North and South America. Its importance to the Nation is by no means limited merely to its material effects upon our business prosperity ; and yet with view to these effects alone it would be to the last degree important for us immediately to begin it.