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Page 316 - But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
Page 57 - In consideration of the cession aforesaid, the United States agree to pay at the Treasury in Washington, within ten months after the exchange of the ratifications of this convention, to the diplomatic representative or other agent of his Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias, duly authorized to receive the same, seven million two hundred thousand dollars in gold.
Page 107 - In testimony whereof I have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of The United States to be hereunto affixed.
Page 679 - One for the blackbird, one for the crow, One for the cutworm, and three to grow.
Page 53 - Our land melts like a cake of ice. Our possessions grow smaller and smaller. The warm wave of the white man rolls in upon us and melts us away. Our women reproach us. Our children want homes. Shall we sell from under them the spot where they spread their blankets? We have not called you here. We smoke with you the pipe of peace.
Page 311 - Keep us, O God, from pettiness? Let us be large in thought, in word, in deed. Let us be done with fault-finding and leave off self-seeking. May we put away all pretense and meet each other face to face, without self-pity and without prejudice. May we never be hasty in judgment and always generous. Let us take time for all things/ make us grow calm, serene, gentle.
Page 21 - Scioto ; from thence, to its mouth ; from thence, down the Ohio, to the mouth of the Wabash, and from thence to Chicago, on lake Michigan ; at this place I first saw my elder brothers, the Shawanese.
Page 107 - Iowa, that the county of Linn be and the same is hereby organized from and after the 10th of June next, and the inhabitants of said county be entitled to all the rights and privileges to which, by law. the inhabitants of other organized counties of this Territory are 'entitled, and...
Page 64 - ... treaty. A special account of the sales shall be kept at the Treasury, indicating the receipts from this source, and after deducting therefrom the sums hereinafter set apart, for specified objects, together with all other sums, justly chargeable to this fund, the balance shall be invested, under the direction of the President, in some public stock, and the interest thereof shall be annually paid to the said tribe, in the same manner, and with the same precautions, that annuities are paid. Provided,...
Page 311 - Teach us to put Into action our better impulses, straightforward and unafraid. Grant that we may realize it is the little things that create differences; that in the big things of life we are at one. And may we strive to touch and to know the great common woman's heart of us all, and, O Lord God, let us not forget to be kind.