Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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This work is unique in my experience of reading about the American Civil War. Instead of a linear history of the period 1861 to 1865, the author has ranked events, battles, people, and even music as ... Read full review

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Page 112 - Tis a fearful thing in winter To be shattered by the blast, And to hear the rattling trumpet Thunder, 'Cut away the mast!" " So we shuddered there in silence, For the stoutest held his breath, While the hungry sea was roaring, And the breakers talked with 'death. " As thus we sat in darkness, Each one busy with his prayers, ' We are lost ! ' the captain shouted, As he staggered down the stairs.
Page 11 - Whereas the experience of many years in the instruction of the deaf has plainly shown that among the members of this class of persons great differences exist in mental and physical conditions and in capacity for improvement, making results easily possible in certain cases which are practically and sometimes actually unattainable in others, these differences suggesting...
Page 11 - Resolved, That earnest and persistent endeavors should be made in every school for the deaf to teach every pupil to speak and read from the lips...
Page 5 - Massachusetts, and their associates and successors, be, and they are hereby, incorporated and made a body politic and corporate in the District of Columbia, by the name of "The Naval History Society...
Page 112 - Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.
Page 144 - It has been duly moved and seconded that the rules be suspended and that the secretary be instructed to cast the unanimous ballot of the convention for Dr.
Page 11 - To promote the education of the deaf on the broadest, most advanced and practical lines, and to secure the harmonious union, in one organization, of all persons actually engaged in educating the deaf in America.
Page 187 - ... lip-reading to such of their pupils as may be able to engage with profit in exercises of this nature. Resolved, That while in our judgment it is desirable to give...
Page 112 - the captain shouted, As he staggered down the stairs. But his little daughter whispered, As she took his icy hand, " Isn't God upon the ocean Just the same as on the land...
Page 145 - I move that these members be elected and that the Secretary be instructed to cast the ballot of the Association electing them to membership.

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