Sketch of the Life, Character and Work of Alonzo Crittenden, A.M., PH.D., Late President of the Packer Collegiate Institute

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Margaret E. Winslow
A. S. Barnes & Company, 1885 - 241 pages
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Page 190 - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead who die in the Lord : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours.
Page 107 - Will not grow bright and clean. A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine; Who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, Makes that and the action fine.
Page 228 - Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord." They rest from their labors and their works do follow them.
Page 190 - JUST as I am, without one plea, But that thy blood was shed for me, And that thou bid'st me come to thee, O Lamb of God, I come...
Page 239 - Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family, and that they be published in the daily papers.
Page 220 - And your hearts be sorely riven, For another gem in the Saviour's crown, And another soul in Heaven?
Page 220 - ... vale of tears, But I wait to welcome you. " Do I forget? Oh, no! For memory's golden chain Shall bind my heart to the hearts below, Till they meet and touch again ; Each link is strong and bright, While love's electric flame Flows freely down like a river of light, To the world from whence I came. " Do you mourn when another star Shines out from the glorious sky? Do you weep when the voice of war And the rage of conflict die? Why, then, should your tears roll down, Or your heart be sorely riven,...
Page 75 - ... neighboring rooms of the Brooklyn Institute, the use of which was tendered while the flames were yet raging. Within three days after this disaster, Mrs. Harriet L. Packer, addressed a note to the Trustees of the Brooklyn Female Academy, in which she stated that her late husband, William S. Packer, had entertained the purpose of " devoting a sum toward the establishment of an Institution for the education of Youth. It was her desire, as his representative, to carry out his wishes.
Page 220 - ... has come to his grave, as a shock of corn cometh in, in its season, fully ripe.
Page 90 - ... and that without the slightest difficulty, for the expenses of the war with Mexico. Throughout this period there was no excitement, nor was there any crisis. All was peace and harmony, and everywhere in the land there was evidence of rapidly advancing civilization. The proverb says most truly that " you may bray a fool in a mortar, yet will his foolishness not depart from him.

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