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The Society, 1908 - Minnesota - 480 pages
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Page 29 - For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right...
Page 19 - And there was mounting in hot haste: the steed. The mustering squadron, and the clattering car. Went pouring forward with impetuous speed, And swiftly forming in the ranks of war...
Page 28 - I was born an American; I live an American; I shall die an American; and I intend to perform the duties incumbent upon me in that character to the end of my career. I mean to do this, with absolute disregard of personal consequences.
Page 431 - The bravest battle that ever was fought ; Shall I tell you where and when? On the maps of the world you will find it not; It was fought by the mothers of men.
Page 301 - Such examinations shall be practical in their character, and so far as may be shall relate to those matters which will fairly test the relative capacity and fitness of the persons examined to discharge the duties of the service into which they seek to be appointed.
Page 208 - Chicago to suppress the great labor riot, which was one of the noblest acts of his presidential career. We would do great injustice to Senator Davis' intellectual power, were we to omit calling special attention to his orations and public addresses, delivered on many occasions of great moment, and on widely different subjects. When, on July 4, 1880, the Minnesota Historical Society celebrated the two hundreth anniversary of the discovery of the Falls of St. Anthony by Louis Hennepin, Governor Davis...
Page 36 - America, pursuant to the directions of the act of Congress of the United States of America, entitled " An act to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that subject...
Page 73 - An act to authorize the people of the Territory of Minnesota to form a constitution and State government preparatory to their admission into the Union on an equal footing with the original States...
Page 431 - But oh ! these battles, they last so long — From babyhood to the grave. Yet, faithful still as a bridge of stars, She fights in her walled-up town — Fights on and on in the endless wars, Then, silent, unseen, goes down.
Page 325 - Based on the Twelfth Census of the United States taken in the year 1900.

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