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A History of Jasper County, Missouri, and Its People - Primary Source Edition
Joel Thomas Livingston
No preview available - 2014
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Page 243 - By faith we already behold That lovely Jerusalem here ; Her walls are of jasper and gold, As crystal her buildings are clear : Immovably founded in grace, She stands, as she ever hath stood, And brightly her Builder displays, And flames with the glory of God.
Page 241 - That our sons may be as plants Grown up in their youth ; That our daughters may be as corner-stones, Polished after the similitude of a palace...
Page 93 - The ladies say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach...
Page 139 - That a committee of five be appointed by the chair to confer with the...
Page 47 - ... wages, building school houses, repairing and furnishing apparatus, and limits the tax to five mills on the dollar, unless authorized by vote of the electors of the district at an election held for that purpose.
Page 14 - Yadkin, shall hereafter constitute a separate and distinct County, to be called and known by the name of Stanly; . . ,nl STOKES Stokes was formed in 1789 from Surry.
Page 331 - There is, under the section as it stands, a right of appeal, both on the part of the company and on the part of the individual.
Page 177 - It looked for a time as if there was going to be a fight there, did it not?
Page 416 - It is the comfortable American state of life of the 'eighties, the 'nineties and the first ten years of the present century. Next, there is the reality that has ceased to be indifferent, the years when the Victorians had been disposed of and intellectual minorities and social minorities began to take their place and to convert our state of life to something that might not be final. This much more vital reality made the life...