HISTORY OF CALHOUN COUNTY MICHIGAN (Google eBook)

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1913
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Page 840 - I do the very best I know how the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
Page 773 - When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
Page 622 - He scarce had need to doff his pride or slough the dross of Earth E'en as he trod that day to God so walked he from his birth, In simpleness and gentleness and honour and clean mirth.
Page 907 - I warn my countrymen that the great recent progress made in city life is not a full measure of our civilization; for our civilization rests at bottom on the wholesomeness, the attractiveness, and the completeness, as well as the prosperity, of life in the country.
Page 884 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 653 - MD, in his professional service has been prompted by a laudable ambition for advancement as well as by deep sympathy and humanitarian principles that urge him to put forth his best efforts in the alleviation of pain and suffering. He has gained recognition from the profession as one of its able representatives and the trust reposed in him by the public is indicated by the liberal patronage awarded him.
Page 773 - And, whatever else may be undervalued or overlooked, let us never forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man.
Page 779 - Missouri, figures as one of the most attractive, progressive and prosperous divisions of the state, justly claiming a high order of citizenship and a spirit of enterprise which is certain to conserve consecutive development and marked advancement in the material upbuilding of this section. The county has been and is signally favored in the class of men who have contributed to its development along...
Page 1150 - Kraft is a striking illustration of the latter statement. Diligent and ever alert for his chance of advancement, he has progressed steadily until he is recognized today as one of the foremost business men of Battle Creek, Michigan.
Page 681 - ... what they have done is in reality little. The beginning of civilization is the discovery of some useful arts, by which men acquire property, comforts, or luxuries. The necessity or desire of preserving them leads to laws and social institutions. The discovery of peculiar arts gives superiority to particular nations ; and the love of power induces them to employ this superiority to subjugate other nations, who learn their arts, and ultimately adopt their manners; so that in reality the origin...

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