Che-le-co-the, Glimpses of Yesterday: A Souvenir of the Hundredth Anniversary of the Founding of Chillicothe, Ohio, April 1896

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Knickerbocker Press, New York, 1896 - Chillicothe (Clark County, Ohio) - 261 pages
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Page 163 - In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb.
Page 196 - Oh what has caused this great commotion Motion, motion — our country through? It is the ball a-rolling on For Tippecanoe and Tyler, too. For Tippecanoe and Tyler, too. And with them we'll beat little Van, Van, Van is a used up man And with them we'll beat little Van.
Page 169 - And if I should live to be The last leaf upon the tree In the spring, Let them smile, as I do now, At the old forsaken bough Where I cling.
Page 4 - A lusty plain, habundaut of vitaille, Ther many a toun and tour thou maist behold, That founded were in time of fathers old, And many another delitable sighte, And Saluces this noble contree highte. A markis whilom lord was of that lond, As were his worthy elders him before, And obeysant, ay redy to his...
Page 233 - OFT in the stilly night, Ere Slumber 's chain hath bound me, Fond memory brings the light Of other days around me...
Page 53 - But an old age serene and bright, And lovely as a Lapland night, Shall lead thee to thy grave.
Page 61 - So long Thy power hath blest me, sure it still will lead me on, o'er moor and fen, o'er crag and torrent, till the night is gone; and with the morn those angels faces smile which I have loved long since, and lost awhile.
Page 31 - Massie, who contested the election of Meigs, on the ground that "he had not been a resident of this State for four years next preceding the election, as required by the Constitution," and the General Assembly, in joint convention, declared that he was not eligible.
Page 77 - Divine Providence, was effected by you and the troops under your command, of Fort Stephenson, at Lower Sandusky, on the evening of the 2d inst., the ladies of the town of Chillicothe, whose names are undersigned, impressed with a high sense of your merits as a soldier and a gentleman, and with great confidence in your patriotism and valor, present you with a sword. Mary Finley, Mary Sterret, Ann Creighton, Eliza Creighton, Eleanor Lamb, Nancy Waddle, Eliza Carlisle, Mary A.
Page 28 - ... but none go quite so far as to claim for the people absolute power, freed from all control by king or president or governor. The first to reach that goal were the founders of Ohio, led by the Chillicothe statesmen, who had been trained in their backwoods struggles with savage men and rugged nature to rely upon themselves alone, and to allow no man to dictate what was best for them and theirs.

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