Biographical History of Cloud County, Kansas: Biographies of Representative Citizens. Illustrated with Portraits of Prominent People, Cuts of Homes, Stock, Etc

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Wilson, Humphrey & Company, 1903 - Cloud County (Kan.) - 919 pages
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Page 16 - We cross the prairie as of old The pilgrims crossed the sea, To make the West as they the East The homestead of the free...
Page 429 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.
Page 16 - ... the wild The music of her bells. Upbearing, like the Ark of old, The Bible in our van, We go to test the truth of God Against the fraud of man. No pause, nor rest, save where the streams That feed the Kansas run, Save where our Pilgrim gonfalon Shall flout the setting sun ! We '11 tread the prairie as of old Our fathers sailed the sea. And make the West, as they the East, The homestead of the free ! SONG OF SLAVES IN THE DESERT.
Page 68 - If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land : But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword : for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.
Page 503 - OUR bugles sang truce ; for the nightcloud had lowered, And the sentinel stars set their watch in the sky ; And thousands had sunk on the ground overpowered — The weary to sleep, and the wounded to die.
Page 507 - THERE is no flock, however watched and tended. But one dead lamb is there! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair! The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted. Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise, But oftentimes celestial...
Page 16 - We're flowing from our native hills As our free rivers flow; The blessing of our Mother-land Is on us as we go. We go to plant her common schools On distant prairie swells, And give the Sabbaths of the wild The music of her bells. Upbearing, like the Ark of old, The Bible in our van, We go to test the truth of God Against the fraud of man.
Page 274 - He is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias and the Independent Order of Red Men.
Page 23 - Smiling and beautiful, heaven's dome Bends softly over our prairie home. " But the wide, wide lands that stretched away Before my eyes in the days of May ; " The rolling prairie's billowy swell, Breezy upland and timbered dell ; "Stately mansion and hut forlorn — All are hidden by walls of corn.
Page 52 - Indians, I think, is an error. There are too many fingers in the pie, too many ends to be subserved, and too much money to be made; and it is the interest of the nation, and of humanity, to put an end to this inhuman farce. The peace commission, the Indian department, the military, and the Indians make a "baulky team.

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