Baltimore: Biography (Google eBook)

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Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1912 - Baltimore (Md.)
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Page 573 - Washington; was a delegate to the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in...
Page 685 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime And, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time Footprints that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing may take heart again.
Page 575 - Almighty GOD, the giver of wisdom, without whose help resolutions are vain, without whose blessing study is ineffectual ; enable me, if it be thy will, to attain such knowledge as may qualify me to direct the doubtful, and instruct the ignorant ; to prevent wrongs and terminate contentions ; and grant that I may use that knowledge which I shall attain, to thy glory and my own salvation, for JESUS CHRIST'S sake. Amen.
Page 630 - Folks who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do.
Page 750 - Taney, for three years, he was admitted to the bar at the age of twenty-one years, in 1861.
Page 776 - O'Carrolls, also, famed when fame was only for the boldest, Rest in forgotten sepulchres with Erin's best and oldest; Yet who so great as they of yore in battle or carouse? Just think of that, and hide your head, good Woman of Three Cows. Your...
Page 509 - Had your inclination," says Washington, in his letter to colonel Howard," and private pursuits permitted you to take the office that was offered to you, it would have been a very pleasing circumstance to me, and, I am persuaded, as I observed to you on a former occasion, a very acceptable one to the public. But the reasons which you have assigned for not doing so, carry conviction along with them, and must, however reluctantly, be submitted to.
Page 832 - Aug., 1776, and on the 17th of the same month was chosen one of the committee " to prepare a declaration and charter of rights and a form of government
Page 699 - Maryland, from which he was graduated in 1892 with the degree of Bachelor of Laws; he was admitted to the bar...
Page 710 - Honorable in every relation of life, and of unblemished reputation, he commands the respect and confidence of all who know him. It is unnecessary to say that as a physician he is held in the highest estimation by his fellow-citizens.

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