Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912, Volume 1

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Charles Frederic Goss
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1912 - Cincinnati (Ohio)

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Page 7 - We will never bring disgrace to this, our city, by any act of dishonesty or cowardice, nor ever desert our Suffering comrades in the ranks; we will fight for the ideals and sacred things of the city, both alone and with many...
Page 468 - Full credit has been awarded the Roundhead and the Cavalier for their leadership in our history; nor have we been altogether blind to the deeds of the Hollander and the Huguenot ; but it is doubtful if we have wholly realized the importance of the part played by that stern and virile people, the Irish whose preachers taught the creed of Knox and Calvin.
Page 389 - There be three things which go well, yea, four are comely in going: A lion which is strongest among beasts, and turneth not away for any; a greyhound; an he goat also; and a king, against whom there is no rising up.
Page 51 - He went off with that as my last solemn warning thrown into his ears. And yet ! to suffer that army to be cut to pieces — hacked, butchered, tomahawked — by a surprise — the very thing I guarded him against!
Page 7 - We will fight for the ideals and sacred things of the City both alone and with many. We will revere and obey the City's laws and do our best to incite a like respect and reverence in those above us who are prone to annul or set them at naught.
Page 286 - Jerusalem. Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together: Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the Lord. For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.
Page 187 - I do occupy a good position there, and I think that I can get along with the way things are done there now. But these college-trained men, who have devoted their whole lives to study, are coming West, don't you see ? And they study their cases as we never do. They have got as far as Cincinnati now. They will soon be in Illinois.
Page 328 - We built them.' If they ask who guarded them ; You can reply, ' We helped in thousands.' If they inquire the result, your answer will be, ' The enemy came and looked at them, and stole away in the night.
Page 461 - It was a substantial frame building, about 40 feet by 30, enclosed with clapboards, but neither lathed, plastered nor ceiled. The floor was of boat plank, laid loosely on the sleepers ; the seats were of the same material, supported by blocks of wood. There was a breast-work of unplaned cherry boards, called the Pulpit, behind which the clergyman stood on a piece of boat plank, resting on wooden blocks.
Page 51 - God, he's worse than a murderer! How can he answer it to his country! The blood of the slain is upon him — the curse of widows and orphans — the curse of Heaven!

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