Life and Letters of Wilder Dwight, Lieut.-Col. Second Mass. Inf. Vols

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Ticknor and Fields, 1868 - United States - 349 pages

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Page 11 - Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
Page 336 - Resolved, that the clerk of the corporation be requested to transmit a copy of these resolutions to the family of the deceased.
Page 11 - Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, because they fear before Him.
Page 9 - Confidence is conqueror of men ; victorious both over them and in them ; The iron will of one stout heart shall make a thousand quail : A feeble dwarf, dauntlessly resolved, will turn the tide of battle, And rally to a nobler strife the giants that had fled...
Page 202 - They bore, indeed, this character upon their face, for they were made payable only " after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States of America.
Page 139 - But, when it has been shut long enough, we remember that where there is so much smoke, there must be some fire...
Page 314 - ... Square Church, Sunday, Dec. 25, 1864, by the Pastor, on the Death of Capt. Winthrop Perkins Boynton, Co. D, 55th Mass. Regiment, who fell at the battle of Honey Hill, November 30, 1864.
Page 249 - I hope you have heard that he fell behind the column coming out of Winchester by helping and encouraging along a wounded soldier. " You will know, of course, how nobly he commanded the little band of skirmishers on Saturday night last, when his small force he formed against cavalry and infantry with entire success ; how his clear, cool, deliberate words of command inspired the men, so that no man faltered, while in ten minutes one company lost one fourth of its number.
Page 12 - I turned in my heart to know, to search and to seek out wisdom and (its) sum, and to know that wickedness is foolishness; and folly, madness. "=. And I found a thing more bitter than death — a woman who is snares and nets are her heart, and her hands fetters. HE THAT IS GOOD BEFORE GOD SHALL ESCAPE FROM HER, BUT A SINNER SHALL BE CAUGHT BY HER. ". See this I have...

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