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" 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... "
BIOGRAPHICAL ILLSTORY OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN - Page 235
1905
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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,...the life history of the subject of this sketch, the memory of whom is cherished by a wide circle of acquaintances who are yet traveling- life's pathway...
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MEMORIAL RECORD OF THE NORTHEN-PENINSULA

1895
...man's modest estimate of himself and his 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. That great factor, the public, is a discriminating factor and takes cognizance not of objective...
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biographical memoirs of st. clair county, michigan\\

1903
...influence 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...encomium and extravagant praise; yet he desires to held up for consideration those facts which have shown the distinction of a true, useful and honorable...
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Biographical Memoirs of Greene County, Ind: With Reminiscences of ..., Volume 2

Greene County (Ind.) - 1908
...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,...the life history of the subject of this sketch, the memory of whom is cherished by a wide circle of acquaintances who are yet traveling- life's pathway...
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A history of Quebec: its resources and people : illustrated, Volume 2

Benjamin Sulte, C. E. Fryer, Laurent-Olivier David - Québec (Province) - 1908
...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. Throughout Montreal, the province and the Dominion, George Washington Stephens is spoken...
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Centennial history of Columbus and Franklin County, Ohio, Volume 2

William Alexander Taylor, Clarke, S. J., Publishing Company, Chicago, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company - Columbus (Ohio) - 1909
...give voice to a man's modest esteem of himself and his accomplishments but rather to leave the record establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his fellowmen. Colonel Vance has been one of the world's workers and public opinion has agreed upon the...
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History of Morrow County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its ..., Volume 2

Abraham J. Baughman, Robert Franklin Bartlett - Morrow County (Ohio) - 1911
...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 fellow men. In addition to his varied interests as stockman and banker, Bryant B. Lewis is the owner...
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History of Walworth County, Wisconsin ...

Albert Clayton Beckwith - Walworth County (Wis.) - 1912
...perseverance and grit he has succeeded until today he is very comfortably situated. ROBERT J. LEAN. The office of biography is not to give voice to a...on the part of his neighbors and fellow citizens. The life of Robert, J. Lean, of Geneva township, Wai worth, county, has been characterized by energy,...
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ST. CLAIR COUNTY MICHIGAN ITS HISTORY AND ITS PEOPLE A Narrative Account of ...

WILLIAM LEE JENKS - 1912
...his accomplishments, but rather to leave upon the record the verdict establishing his character to the consensus of opinion on the part of his neighbors...praise; yet he desires to hold up for consideration those facts which have shown the distinction of a true, useful and honorable life—a life characterized...
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Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912, Volume 3

Charles Frederic Goss - Cincinnati (Ohio) - 1912
...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. Throughout Cincinnati Captain Elias Riggs Monfort is spoken of in terms of admiration and...
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