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Page 5 - It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending throughout the length and breadth of the land. It tells of men who have risen from the lower walks of life to eminence as statesmen, and whose names have become famous. It tells of those in every walk in life who have striven to succeed, and records how that success has usually crowned their efforts.
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Page 155 - Powers is actively connected wuth a profession which has important bearing upon the progress and stable prosperity of any section or community, and one which has long been considered as conserving the public welfare by furthering the ends of justice and maintaining individual rights.
Page 29 - I wish earnestly for popularity ; but I will tell you how I will obtain it : I will have that popularity which follows, and not that which is run after.
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Page 76 - As the day, with its morning of hope and promise, its noontide of activity, its evening of completed and successful effort, ending in the grateful rest and quiet of the night — so was the life of this good man.