130 pen pictures of live men (Google eBook)

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Publishers printing Company, New York, 1910 - United States - 473 pages
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Page 248 - You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you can not [sic two separate words] fool all the people all of the time...
Page 351 - Pecksniff,' said Anthony, who had been watching the whole party with peculiar keenness from the first : 'don't you be a hypocrite.' 'A what, my good sir?' demanded Mr. Pecksniff. 'A hypocrite.' 'Charity, my dear,' said Mr. Pecksniff, 'when I take my chamber candlestick to-night, remind me to be more than usually particular in praying for Mr. Anthony Chuzzlewit; who has done me an injustice.
Page 250 - Concede that the new government of Louisiana is only to what it should be as the egg is to the fowl; we shall sooner have the fowl by hatching the egg than by smashing it.
Page 350 - ... with suffering and horror, so abounding in extraordinary providences, so overflowing with scenic romance. There is no man who approaches him in the extent and character of the influence which he has exercised over the human family. His history is the history of our civilization and progress in this world, and our faith and hope in that which is to come. From him have we derived the form and pattern of all that is excellent on earth or in heaven.
Page 124 - Lincoln who made the homely remark that you can catch more flies with molasses than you can with vinegar.
Page 350 - The Jew is beyond doubt the most remarkable man of this world past or present. Of all the stories of the sons of men, there is none so wild, so wonderful, so full of extreme mutation, so replete with suffering and horror, so abounding in extraordinary providences, so overflowing with scenic romance. There is no man who approaches him in the extent and character of the influence which he has exercised over the human family. His history is the history of our civilization and progress in this world,...
Page 53 - Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the House of Representatives, gives a readable account of the part played by France in the American Revolution.
Page 12 - ... Shelley, or that on Cooper's novels. The facts are first ascertained with a conscience uncommon in critical writing of any kind, and then they are handled with vigor and precision till the polemic is over. It does not so much matter whether you agree with the critic or not ; what you have to own is that here is a man of strong convictions, clear ideas and ardent sentiments, based mainly upon common sense of extraordinary depth and breadth.
Page 327 - Vice-President, a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Executive Committee of Massachusetts Financial Services ("MFS"), America's oldest mutual fund organization.
Page 397 - ... year as clerk of the supreme court of Providence county, he entered into business in Cranston, RI, remaining there until 1824, when he became a manufacturer in Providence. He was a member of the Rhode Island house of representatives, 1836-37, and 1864-65, and of the state senate one year. In 1846 he was elected to the United States senate and served in that body from March 4, 1847, to March 4, 1853. He died in Providence, RI, Nov. 23, 1870. CLARKE, John Mason, geologist, was born in Canandaigua,...

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