History of Long Island: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, Volume 3

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Lewis, 1903 - Long Island (N.Y.)
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book contains the family history of prominate citizens who still live ther in late 1800's
HICKS, Sir Elias

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Page 152 - The object is, to give to children resources that will endure as long as life endures, — habits that time will ameliorate. not destroy,— occupations that will render sickness tolerable, solitude pleasant, age venerable, life more dignified and useful, and therefore death less terrible...
Page 124 - GOD sent his Singers upon earth With songs of sadness and of mirth, That they might touch the hearts of men, And bring them back to heaven again.
Page 158 - Tlie specific and distinctive office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments but rather to leave the perpetual record establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his fellowmen.
Page 291 - Manson to be a man of broad intelligence and genuine public spirit, for these have been shadowed forth between the lines of this review. Strong in his individuality, he never lacks the courage of his convictions...
Page 296 - Arts, and later his alma mater conferred upon him the degree of Master of Arts.
Page 158 - As a business man he has been conspicuous among his associates, not only for his success but for his probity, fairness and honorable methods. In everything he has been eminently practical and this has been manifest not only in his business undertakings but also in social and private life.
Page 134 - His political allegiance is given to the democratic party and his religious faith is that of the Presbyterian church.
Page 180 - ... who knew him. Honorable in business, loyal in citizenship, charitable in thought, kindly in action, true to every trust confided to his care, his life was the highest type of Christian manhood.
Page 829 - In 1877 he entered the medical department of the University of New York and was graduated...

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