Centennial History of Missouri: (the Center State) One Hundred Years in the Union, 1820-1921, Volume 4

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S. J. Clarke publishing Company, 1921 - Missouri
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Page 224 - He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children ; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who has left the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem or a rescued soul; who has never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who has always looked for the best in others and given the best he had; whose life was an inspiration; whose...
Page 106 - Let me live in a house by the side of the road Where the race of men go by — The men who are good and the men who are bad As good and as bad as I.
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Page 384 - ... seen by him. In short one witness may give testimony that reads In print, here as If falling from the lips of an angel of light, and yet not a soul who heard It, nisi believed a word of It; and another witness may testify so that It reads brokenly and obscurely In print and yet there was that about the witness that carried conviction of truth to every soul who heard him testify.
Page 204 - Forrester gives his political allegiance to the republican party which he has supported since age conferred upon him the right of franchise.
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Page 415 - In 1758 he was admitted to the bar, and entered upon the practice of the law in Braintree.
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