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Page 32 - He knew to bide his time, And can his fame abide, Still patient in his simple faith sublime, Till the wise years decide. Great captains, with their guns and drums, Disturb our judgment for the hour, But at last silence comes; These all are gone, and, standing like a tower, Our children shall behold his fame, The kindly-earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading praise, not blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American.
Page 4 - January, nineteen hundred and twelve, a bill or bills embodying a plan and the method of carrying it out whereby, with the assistance of the commonwealth, homesteads or small houses and plots of ground may be acquired by mechanics, factory employees, laborers and others in the suburbs of cities and towns.
Page 5 - Board, whose duty shall be to make careful studies of the resources, possibilities and needs of the city or town, particularly with respect to conditions which may be injurious to the public health, and to make plans for the development of the municipality with special reference to the proper housing of the people. In January, 1914, an ordinance was passed establishing "The City Planning Board," consisting of five members, one of whom shall be a woman, all to serve without compensation.
Page 2 - It has been said that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his species.
Page 22 - States take the initiative in joining with other countries in agreeing to use concerted military force in the event that concerted economic pressure exercised by the signatory nations is not sufficient to compel nations which have proceeded to war to desist from military operations and submit the questions at issue to an International Court or a Council of Conciliation, as circumstances make the more appropriate.
Page 65 - ... it struck me that the bones of the human ear were very massive, indeed, as compared with the delicate thin membrane that operated them, and the thought occurred that if a membrane so delicate could move bones relatively so massive, why should not a thicker and stouter piece of membrane move my piece of steel? And the telephone was conceived.
Page 64 - tis love like this is the ultimate test of our worth. Native or immigrant, here is the task to which we must summon our powers: Ever unsullied to keep the flag in peace as in war's wild hours. Selfishness, narrowness, graft, and greed and the evil that hates the light.— All these are foes of the flag today; all these we must face and fight. Symbol of hope to me and to mine and to all who aspire to bo free.
Page 5 - ... make careful studies of the resources, possibilities and needs of the city or town, particularly with respect to conditions which may be injurious to the public health or otherwise injurious in and about rented dwellings, and to make plans for the development of the municipality with special reference to the proper housing of its people.
Page 31 - ... they're marching slower, Every year they're stooping lower, Every year the lilting music stirs the hearts of older men; Every year the flags above them Seem to bend and bless and love them, As if grieving for the future, when they'll never march again. Every year that day draws nearer, Every year...
Page 19 - ... mind of man anywhere, but as applied to such a complex entity as a telephone system, the countless parts of which cover a continent, no individual unaided can bring the idea to a successful conclusion. A comprehensive and effective engineering and scientific and development organization such as this is necessary, and years of expensive work are required before the idea can be rendered useful to the public. But, vital as they are to its success, the telephone art requires more than engineers and...