Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders from Early Greece to the Present Time, Volume 18
Mayo Williamson Hazeltine
P. F. Collier & Son, 1905 - Speeches, addresses, etc - 11114 pages
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Abraham Lincoln American arms army believe British British North America Canada Canadian Christ Christian Church citizens civil colonies Congress constitution court declared divine Dominion Dred Scott duty enemies England English existence faith fathers favor federal feel fight fisheries free labor freedom friends gentlemen give hand heart honor Horace Greeley House human Indian interest justice Kansas land lative legislation legislature liberty live look Lower Canada ment minister Missouri Compromise Moderate party morality nation nature negro never North opinion ourselves patriotism peace political present President principles Provinces question religion religious republican Russia Scotland sectional party sentiment slave slave power slavery soul South South Carolina speak spirit Stamp Act sympathy teetotal temperance movement Territories tessera things thought tion to-day treaty true truth union United Upper Canada vote whole words
Page 7626 - I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts : for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
Page 7450 - There through the long, long summer hours, The golden light should lie, And thick young herbs and groups of flowers Stand in their beauty by. The oriole should build and tell His love-tale close beside my cell; The idle butterfly Should rest him there, and there be heard The housewife bee and hummingbird.
Page 7638 - He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
Page 7711 - good old rule, the simple plan that they shall take who have the power and they shall keep who can.
Page 7796 - One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh, but the earth abideth forever.
Page 7653 - Once they were mourning here below, And wet their couch with tears; They wrestled hard, as we do now, With sins, and doubts, and fears.
Page 7711 - Should this question be answered in the affirmative, then by every law, human and "divine, we shall be justified in wresting it from Spain, if we possess the power.
Page 7571 - Having undertaken such defense, the lawyer is bound by all fair and honorable means, to present every defense that the law of the land permits, to the end that no person may be deprived of life or liberty, but by due process of law.
Page 7621 - And so the Word had breath, and wrought With human hands the creed of creeds In loveliness of perfect deeds, More strong than all poetic thought ; Which he may read that binds the sheaf, Or builds the house, or digs the grave, And those wild eyes that watch the wave, In roarings round the coral reef.
Page 7774 - Assembly, or making any provision to secure our inestimable rights and liberties from those further violations with which they are threatened. "Resolved, therefore, That this Colony be immediately put into a state of defense, and that be a committee to prepare a plan for embodying, arming, and disciplining such a number of men as may be sufficient for that purpose.