BIOGRAPHICAL ILLSTORY OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN (Google eBook)

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Please change the title of this book to BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN. Look at the Title Page: If you look at the H in BIOGRAPHICAL it is identical to the H in HISTORY. Both H's have very faint horizontal lines. The title's second word is HISTORY not IIISTORY. The first letter of the second word is an H not two i's II. 

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Page 444 - He exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party...
Page 336 - An enumeration of those men of the present generation who have won honor and public recognition for themselves, and at the same time have honored the state to which they belong, would be incomplete were there failure to make prominent reference to the one whose name initiates this paragraph.
Page 745 - In the daily laborious struggle for an honorable competence and a solid career on the part of a business or professional man there is little to attract the casual reader in search of a sensational chapter, but to a...
Page 235 - The office of biography is not to give voice to 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 neighbors and fellow citizens.
Page 70 - 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.
Page 441 - Practical industry, wisely and vigorously applied, never fails of success. It carries a man onward and upward, brings out his individual character and acts as a powerful stimulus to the efforts of others. The greatest results in life are often attained by simple means and the exercise of the ordinary qualities of common sense and perseverance.
Page 559 - Practical industry wisely and vigorously applied never fails of success ; it carries a man onward and upward, brings out his individual character and acts as a powerful stimulus to the efforts of others. The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of the ordinary qualities of common sense and perseverance.
Page 412 - Tireless energy, keen perception, honesty of purpose, genius for devising and executing the right thing at the right time joined to everyday common sense, 'guided by great will power, are the chief characteristics of the man.
Page 332 - For talents mourn, untimely lost, When best employed and wanted most; Mourn genius high, and lore profound, And wit that loved to play, not wound ; And all the reasoning powers divine, To penetrate, resolve, combine ; And feelings keen, and fancy's glow, They sleep with him who sleeps below...
Page 176 - Fellows, and both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church South.

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