A Classic Town: The Story of Evanston

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Woman's Temperance Publishing Association, 1891 - Evanston (Ill.) - 423 pages
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Page 179 - We are living, we are dwelling, In a grand and awful time, In an age on ages telling, To be living is sublime.
Page 229 - Happy, if with my latest breath I may but gasp his name ; Preach him to all, and cry in death, "Behold, behold the Lamb !
Page 68 - I have not fought a duel, nor sent or accepted a challenge to fight a duel, nor been a second to either party, nor in any manner aided or assisted in such duel, nor been knowingly the bearer of such challenge or acceptance, since the adoption of the Constitution...
Page 256 - His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant ; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things ; enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
Page 240 - THE poet in a golden clime was born, With golden stars above ; Dower'd with the hate of hate, the scorn of scorn, The love of love.
Page 251 - God, in a manner which may be most subservient to Thy glory, and my own truest happiness ; and when I have done and borne Thy will upon earth, call me from hence at what time, and in what manner, Thou pleasest : only grant that in my dying moments, and in the near...
Page 129 - O that in me the sacred fire Might now begin to glow, Burn up the dross of base desire And make the mountains flow!
Page 343 - ... only the noise of madmen. And what account did this spy give us of pain, of pleasure, of poverty ? He says that to be naked is better than a purple robe ; to sleep upon the bare ground, the softest bed ; and gives a proof of all he says by his own courage, tranquillity, and freedom, and, moreover, by a healthy and robust body. " There is no enemy near," he says ; " all is profound peace/' How so, Diogenes? "Look upon me,
Page 401 - George F. Foster, Eri Reynolds, John M. Arnold, Absalom Funk, and EB Kingsley, and such persons, citizens of Chicago or its vicinity, as shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees hereby constituted to succeed them, be, and they are hereby, created and constituted a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of the Trustees of...
Page 251 - This day do I, with the utmost solemnity, surrender myself to thee. I renounce all former lords that have had dominion over me ; and I consecrate to thee all that I am, and all that I have, — the faculties of my mind, the members of my body, my worldly possessions, my time, and my influence over others, to be all used entirely for thy glory, and resolutely employed in obedience to thy commands, as long as thou...

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