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" The specific and distinctive office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave the perpetual record establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his fellowmen. "
Portland, Oregon, Its History and Builders: In Connection with the ... - Page 325
by Joseph Gaston - 1911
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History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the ...

John H. Binford - Greenfield (Ind.) - 1882 - 536 pages
...active in local affairs. FREDERICK WILLIAM HIMEBROOK. The office of biography is not to give voice of a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave upon the record the verdict establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his...
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MEMORIAL RECORD OF THE NORTHEN-PENINSULA

1895
...result have built up a large and lucrative business. m The specific and distinctive office of / 1 biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate...accomplishments, but rather to leave the perpetual record of the verdict establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his fellow men....
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Biographical History of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton ..., Volume 1

Benton County (Ind.) - 1899 - 1075 pages
...'iisinavcd bv t''!^, i.1-il-iiiP.e . to v.... i BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY. HON. ULRIC Z. WILEY. The specif1c and distinctive office of biography is not to give...leave the perpetual record establishing his character by the concensus of opinion on the part of his fellow men. That great factor, the public, is a discriminating...
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History of Long Island: From Its Earliest Settlement to the ..., Volume 3

Peter Ross - Long Island (N.Y.) - 1903
...single ; and Peter C. Post, who is in charge of the old home farm and- is tmmarried. SAMUEL D. NUTT, MD The specific and distinctive office of biography is...leave the perpetual record establishing his character by the .concensus of opinion on the part of his fellow men. That Dr. Nutt occupies a notable position...
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biographical memoirs of st. clair county, michigan\\

1903
...in such a manner as to effect the best results. 6io ST. CLAIR COUNTY, MICHIGAN. WILLIAM VOLKER. The office of biography is not to give voice to a man's...himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave upon the record the verdict establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his...
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HISTORY OF WEXFORD COUNTY, MICHIGAN

JOHN H. WHEELER - 1903
...promote the general prosperity while advancing individual interests. CHARLES W. BUTTON. The specific office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest opinion of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave upon record the verdict establishing...
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BIOGRAPHICAL ILLSTORY OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN

1905
...with integrity and with fair dealing in all his relations with his fellow men. JAMES P. HOLBROOK. The office of biography is not to give voice to a man's...himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave upon the record the verdict establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his...
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HISTORY OF ALLEGAN COUNTY, MICHIGAN

DR. HENRY F. THOMAS - 1907
...in the Grand Lodge of the state. He has also attained the thirtysecond degree of the Scottish Rite. The specific and distinctive office of biography is...accomplishments but rather to leave the perpetual record of establishing his character by the consensus of opinion of his fellowmen. That Judge Williams occupies...
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History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa: From the Earliest Historic ..., Volume 2

Homer Howard Field, Joseph Rea Reed - Pottawattamie County (Iowa) - 1907 - 1200 pages
...Avoca, where he lived and labored over thirty years. ALBRECHT C. MEITZEN. The distinctive and specific office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself but rather to leave the perpetual record established by the consensus of public opinion, and determined...
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