History of Strongsville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio: With Illustrations

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Republican Printing Company, 1901 - Strongsville (Ohio) - 152 pages
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Page 142 - Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
Page 30 - OH, were you ne'er a schoolboy, And did you never train, And feel that swelling of the heart You ne'er can feel again...
Page 62 - Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep ; If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take ; And this I ask for Jesus
Page 110 - The next year he began the study of law in the office of Judge Joshua Collett, and was admitted to the bar in May, 1818.
Page 142 - So the best system of education is that which draws its chief support from the voluntary effort of the community, from the individual efforts of citizens, and from those burdens of taxation which they voluntarily impose upon themselves.
Page 102 - In the fall of the same year he was elected Judge of the Court of Common Pleas and In 1901 was re-elected as President Judge of this court.
Page 24 - ... to read and write, and so much arithmetic as will include the single rule of three...
Page 65 - His youth was spent on his father's farm, but at the age of nineteen he went to New York City, where he commenced his career as a writer for the press.
Page 29 - Under the influence of the times, the WELCH GUARDS were organized in Strongsville in May, 1861, for the purpose of drill in the manual of arms and company movement. The company was named after its chief officer, Capt. Benjamin WELCH, who was a veteran of the War of 1812; he had served under Capt. Winfield SCOTT, with whom he was personally acquainted. Many members of the company enlisted in different regiments, each one playing his part in the great war of the time.
Page 118 - Last week my mother's long and painful illness was calmly and peacefully ended, and a life of rare affection, disinterestedness, and self-devotion came to its close on earth.

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