The Part Taken by Women in American History (Google eBook)

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Perry-Nalle publishing Company, 1912 - Women - 927 pages
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Page 568 - Resolved, That it is the duty of the women of this country to secure to themselves their sacred right to the elective franchise.
Page 546 - for the improvement of social and living conditions in the United States of America.
Page 180 - I am not worth purchasing ; but such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.".
Page 708 - For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south. But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.
Page 713 - Inasmuch as ye have done it to the least of these, ye have done it unto me,
Page 346 - I pledge allegiance to my flag, and to the Republic for which it stands; one nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
Page 546 - It shall be within the purposes of said corporation to use as means to that end research, publication, the establishment and maintenance of charitable, benevolent, religious, missionary and public educational activities, agencies and institutions, and the aid of any such activities, agencies and institutions already established and any other means and agencies which from time to time shall seem expedient to its members or trustees.
Page 422 - to promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge," thus developing an enlightened public opinion and affording to young and old such advantages as shall develop in them the largest capacity for performing the duties of American citizens; to cherish, maintain, and extend the institutions of American freedom; to foster true patriotism and love of country, and to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty.
Page 168 - I had not inquired for my husband; but while I was busy Caswell came up. He appeared very much surprised to see me ; and was with his hat in hand about to pay some compliment : but I interrupted him by asking ' Where is my husband ? ' " ' Where he ought to be, madam ; in pursuit of the enemy. But pray,' said he, ' how came you here ?' "'Oh, I thought,' replied I, 'you would need nurses as well as soldiers.
Page 422 - ... encouragement of historical research in relation to the Revolution and the publication of its results; by the preservation of documents and relics, and of the records of the individual services of revolutionary soldiers and patriots, and by the promotion of the celebration of all patriotic anniversaries.

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