History of Calhoun County, Michigan: a narrative account of its historical progress, its people, and its principal interests, by Hon Washington Gardner ... (Google eBook)

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The Lewis publishing company, 1913 - Calhoun County (Mich.)
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Page 840 - I do the very best I know how the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
Page 773 - When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
Page 1210 - Romans, and he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
Page 622 - He scarce had need to doff his pride or slough the dross of Earth E'en as he trod that day to God so walked he from his birth, In simpleness and gentleness and honour and clean mirth.
Page 907 - I warn my countrymen that the great recent progress made in city life is not a full measure of our civilization; for our civilization rests at bottom on the wholesomeness, the attractiveness, and the completeness, as well as the prosperity, of life in the country.
Page 884 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 1152 - In 1889 he entered the Law Department of the University of Michigan from which he was graduated in 1891.
Page 653 - MD, in his professional service has been prompted by a laudable ambition for advancement as well as by deep sympathy and humanitarian principles that urge him to put forth his best efforts in the alleviation of pain and suffering. He has gained recognition from the profession as one of its able representatives and the trust reposed in him by the public is indicated by the liberal patronage awarded him.
Page 773 - And, whatever else may be undervalued or overlooked, let us never forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man.
Page 1014 - His rugged honesty and sterling worth are the outcome of a close association with nature and in all the relations of life he manifests that generous hospitality and kindly human sympathy, which beget comradeship and which cement to him the friendship of all with whom he comes in contact. Successfully engaged in diversified agriculture and the raising of high-grade cattle, Mr.

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