Early History of Thurston County, Washington: Together with Biographies and Reminiscences of Those Identified with Pioneer Days

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1914 - Thurston County (Wash.) - 392 pages
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Page 305 - twas but the wind, Or the car rattling o'er the stony street; On with the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the glowing Hours with flying feet.— But hark!
Page 303 - Avaunt ! and quit my sight ! let the earth hide thee! Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood is cold ; Thou hast no speculation in those eyes Which thou dost glare with ! Lady M.
Page 58 - for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco...
Page 309 - Know ye not that there is a prince and great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 328 - On fame's eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread; While glory guards with solemn round The bivouac of the dead.
Page 59 - For the election of a delegate to Congress and members of the Council and House of Representatives of the territorial Legislative Assembly.
Page 203 - Occasionally bluffs and hills extend down to the river, and then the country opens out again, first on one side of the river and then on the other side.
Page 31 - Tolmie had communicated the fact to you, yet no efforts were made to arrest him, not even to the extent of sending me the information. In conclusion, I have to state that I do not believe any country or any age has afforded an example of the kindness and justice which has been shown towards the Indians by the suffering inhabitants of the Sound during the recent troubles. They have, in spite of the few cases of murder which have occurred, showed themselves eminently a law abiding, a just and a forbearing...
Page 21 - Governor sat on a stool near by, and, strange to say, slept sound through the long, dismal night. lie had been shown his bed up through a hole on top of the shanty. He said one look was sufficient. Men were strewn as thick as possible on the floor in their blankets. The steam generated from their wet clothes, boots and blankets was stifling. One small hole cut through the roof was the only ventilation.
Page 137 - ... was named by the Great Northern Railway Company. (JB Torbet, in Names MSS. Letter 174.) PEONE, a creek, prairie and town northeast of Spokane. The name came from Chief Peone of the Peone Indians. (Postmaster at Mead, in Names MSS. Letter 170.) PERCIVAL CREEK, in Thurston County. Thomas Prather says : "My first work upon arrival in Olympia was logging for Captain Percival up the creek which even then and still bears the name of this noted pioneer sea captain.

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