Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Volume 11 (Google eBook)

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Bigelow Brothers, 1907 - Buffalo (N.Y.)
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Page 372 - ... upon the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our Country from the rest, or to enfeeble the sacred ties which now link together the various parts.
Page 143 - Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
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