Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 2

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Lewis Publishing Company, 1903 - Vermont

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Page 372 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me. Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me ; and' 1 caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Page 377 - I come not, friends, to steal away your hearts: I am no orator, as Brutus is, But, as you know me all, a plain blunt man, That love my friend; and that they know full well That gave me public leave to speak of him. For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth, Action, nor utterance, nor the power of speech, To stir men's blood: I only speak right on...
Page 12 - And for so doing, this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand...
Page 233 - Immediately after his admission to the bar he entered upon the practice of his chosen profession, wherein he was destined to rise to an honorable and prominent position.
Page 504 - Long exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party, with which he has been connected since attaining his majority.
Page 532 - DO not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you.
Page 532 - ... late Judge Nehemiah G. Butler until his death a year later, since when he has continued in practice alone, carrying on, also, an extensive insurance business, in which he was associated for a time with the late Isaac K. Gage and, later, with Horace B. Sherburne. He was a member of the House in 1895, serving as chairman of the Committee on Elections and as a member of the Committee on Revision of Statutes; of the Senate in 1897, when he was Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and was a delegate...
Page 256 - His life history most happily illustrates what may be attained by faithful and continued effort in carrying out an honest purpose. Integrity, activity and energy have been the crowning points...
Page 406 - London, do publish and declare this instrument to be my last will and testament...
Page 330 - ... for a number of years. He was also a member of the assembly in 1900, and made an active and earnest legislator, and was made secretary of the general committee.

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