History of Colorado, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Wilbur Fiske Stone
S. J. Clarke, 1918 - Colorado
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Page 6 - That the United States hereby disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination when that is accomplished to leave the government and control of the island to its people.
Page 362 - Oh no, live for something. Do good, and leave behind you a monument of virtue that the storm of time can never destroy. Write your name in kindness, love, and mercy, on the hearts of thousands you come in contact with year by year, and you will never be forgotten. No, your name, your deeds, will be as legible on the hearts you leave behind, as the stars on the brow of evening. Good deeds will shine as brightly on the earth as the stars of heaven.
Page 474 - I cannot say, and I will not say That he is dead. He is just away! With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand, He has wandered into an unknown land, And left us dreaming how very fair It needs must be, since he lingers there.
Page 555 - Is still true that you can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.
Page 459 - That couldn't be done, and he did it. There are thousands to tell you it cannot be done, There are thousands to prophesy failure ; There are thousands to point out to you one by one The dangers that wait to assail you. But just buckle in with a bit of a grin, Just take off your coat and go to it; Just start in to sing as you tackle the thing That "cannot be done,
Page 114 - In no profession is there a career more open to talent than in that of the law, and in no field of endeavor is there demanded a more careful preparation, a more thorough appreciation of the absolute ethics of life, or of the underlying principles which form the basis of all human rights and privileges. Unflagging application...
Page 160 - 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 406 - Shakspeare, that, take him for all in all, we shall not look upon his like again.
Page 387 - Jacobus exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day. He...
Page 243 - Along with those qualities indispensable to the lawyer a keen, rapid, logical mind plus the business sense and a ready capacity for hard work he brought to the starting point of his legal career certain rare gifts eloquence of language and a strong personality.

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