The Life of James Abram Garfield: Late President of the United States. The Record of a Wonderful Career Which, Like that of Abraham Lincoln, by Native Energy and Untiring Industry, Led Its Hero from Obscurity to the Foremost Position in the American Nation. Together with a Full Account of His Election to the Presidency ... Assassination ... Etc, Volume 2

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Hubbard Brothers, 1881 - 760 pages
 

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Page 273 - Mated with a squalid savage — what to me were sun or clime! I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time...
Page 57 - O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me : give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid.
Page 714 - Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord : (for we walk by faith, not by sight :) we are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
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Page 403 - Chairman shall announce the number of votes for any candidate, or for or against any proposition, but if exception is taken by any delegate to the correctness of such announcement by the chairman of his delegation, the President of the Convention shall direct the roll of members of such delegation to be called, and the result shall be recorded in accordance with the vote individually given.

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