A Memorial of Joseph P. Fairbanks

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Riverside, 1865 - 189 pages
 

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Page 89 - Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.
Page 89 - Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.
Page 158 - In the world's broad field of battle. In the bivouac of life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle! Be a hero in the strife!
Page 158 - Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way, But to act that each tomorrow Find us farther than today.
Page 150 - Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth : therefore let thy words be few.
Page 45 - Wilde in behalf of the committee to whom was referred so much of the President's message as relates to the subject of a national uni1Ex.
Page 89 - In the language of the wise preacher, you must cry after it, lift up your voice for it, seek it as silver, and search for it as for hid treasures.
Page 128 - These two men were known for more than forty years : the one as a man of study, whose nights were filled with cares of state, and whose days were rich in speech ; while the other bore no laurels of oratory, and no victorious trophies of legal or legislative conquest. These two men died, and many pens and prints and tongues defend and eulogize the one, while a silent gratitude and love praise the other. The one has the nation's regard for his power ; the other reposes in the warm affections of many...
Page 106 - I tumble out amongst means and creatures, I am presently lost, and can come to no end ; but if I stay myself on God, and leave Him to work in His own way and time, I am at rest, and can sit down and sleep in a promise, when a thousand rise up against me; therefore my way is, not to cast beforehand, but to work with God by the day. " Sufficient to the day is the evil thereof.
Page 37 - I retire to write a few lines to let you know that we are all well and hope these lines will find you enjoying the same heavenly boon.

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