The Southern Workman, Volume 46 (Google eBook)

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Hampton Institute., 1917 - African Americans
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Page 181 - O, do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men ! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks ! Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle. But you shall be a miracle. Every day you shall wonder at yourself, at the richness of life which has come in you by the grace of God.
Page 205 - For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to every man according to his several ability ; and straightway took his journey.
Page 336 - Your flag and my flag! And, oh, how much it holds Your land and my land Secure within its folds ! Your heart and my heart Beat quicker at the sight ; Sun-kissed and wind-tossed Red and blue and white. The one flag the great flag the flag for me and you Glorified all else beside the red and white and blue ! Your flag and my flag!
Page 454 - It ain't the guns nor armament, nor funds that they can pay, But the close cooperation that makes them win the day; It ain't the individual, nor the army as a whole, But the everlastin' teamwork of every bloomin
Page 207 - Oh ! be swift, my soul, to answer Him ! be jubilant, my feet ! Our God is marching on. In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me : As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on.
Page 652 - We think this attempt to prevent the alienation of the property in question to a person of color was not a legitimate exercise of the police power of the State, and is in direct violation of the fundamental law enacted in the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution preventing state interference with property rights except by due process of law.
Page 472 - The supreme need of our own nation and of the nations with which we are co-operating is an abundance of supplies, and especially of foodstuffs. The importance of an adequate food supply, especially for the present year, is superlative. Without abundant food, alike for the armies and the peoples now at war, the whole great enterprise upon which we have embarked will break down and fail.
Page 326 - Bearer bonds with interest coupons attached, and bonds registered as to principal and interest, will be available in denominations of $500, $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $100,000, and $1,000,000.
Page 204 - Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; and whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant...
Page 652 - It is urged that this proposed segregation will promote the public peace by preventing race conflicts. Desirable as this is, and important as is the preservation of the public peace, this aim cannot be accomplished by laws or ordinances which deny rights created or protected by the Federal Constitution.

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