What one Grand Army post has accomplished: history of Edward W. Kinsley Post, no. 113, Department of Massachusetts, Grand Army of the Republic, Boston, Mass (Google eBook)

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The Norwood Press, 1913 - 420 pages
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Page 44 - I returned, and saw under the sun; that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Page 92 - Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?
Page 95 - It must not be; there is no power in Venice Can alter a decree established: 'Twill be recorded for a precedent; And many an error, by the same example, Will rush into the state: it cannot be.
Page 160 - THE maid who binds her warrior's sash, With smile that well her pain dissembles, The while beneath her drooping lash One starry tear-drop hangs and trembles, Though heaven alone records the tear, And Fame shall never know her story, Her heart has shed a drop as dear As ever dewed the field of glory.
Page 209 - HAVE you had a kindness shown ? Pass it on. 'Twas not given for you alone Pass it on. Let it travel down the years, Let it wipe another's tears, Till in heaven the deed appears Pass it on.
Page 3 - Regulations tell us, for the purpose, among other things, " of preserving and strengthening those kind and fraternal feelings which have bound together the soldiers, sailors and marines who united to suppress the late rebellion.
Page 324 - A little more tired at close of day, A little less anxious to have our way, A little less ready to scold and blame, A little more care for a brother's name ; And so we are nearing the journey's end, Where time and eternity meet and blend.
Page 204 - On that best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and of love.
Page 3 - To maintain true allegiance to the United States of America, based upon a paramount respect for, and fidelity to, its Constitution and Laws; to discountenance whatever tends to weaken loyalty, incites to insurrection, treason, or rebellion, or in any manner impairs the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions; and to encourage the spread of universal liberty, equal rights, and justice to all men.
Page 160 - The wife who girds her husband's sword, Mid little ones who weep or wonder, And bravely speaks the cheering word, What though her heart be rent asunder, Doomed nightly in her dreams to hear The bolts of death around him rattle, Hath shed as sacred blood as e'er Was poured upon the field of battle...

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