Annals of Iowa, Volume 3; Volume 12

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Samuel Storrs Howe, Edgar Rubey Harlan
Iowa State Historical Department, Division of Historical Museum and Archives, 1921 - Iowa
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Page 237 - It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us; that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to...
Page 104 - No man is born into the world whose work Is not born with him; there is always work, And tools to work withal, for those who will; And blessed are the horny hands of toil! The busy world shoves angrily aside The man who stands with arms akimbo set, Until occasion tells him what to do; And he who waits to have his task marked out Shall die and leave his errand unfulfilled.
Page 184 - States as aforesaid; nor shall this act be so construed as to prevent any person, or persons, partnership, or corporation from engaging, under contract or agreement, skilled workmen in foreign countries to perform labor in the United States...
Page 105 - In the hush of the Valley of Silence I dream all the songs that I sing ; And the music floats down the dim Valley, Till each finds a word for a wing, That to hearts, like the Dove of the Deluge, A message of Peace they may bring.
Page 237 - It is for us, the living, rather to be dedicated here to the unfinished work that they have thus far so nobly carried on.
Page 306 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Page 231 - ... malicious defamations of any person, and especially a magistrate, made public by either printing, writing, signs, or pictures, in order to provoke him to wrath, or expose him to public hatred, contempt, and ridicule.
Page 590 - Spencer in the back, into his kidneys, myself into the thigh, two more were shot dead. But in our retreat I kept Hurlbut and Spencer still before us, we defending ourselves with our naked swords, or else they had taken us all alive, so that the two sore wounded men, by our slow retreat, got home with their guns, when our two sound men ran away and left their guns behind them.
Page 590 - I went to stop them, that they should not get the wood-land ; but Thomas Hurlbut cried out to me that some of the men did not follow me, for Thomas Rumble and Arthur Branch, threw down their two guns and ran away ; then the Indians shot two of them that were in the reeds, and sought to get between us and home, but durst not come before us, but kept us in a...
Page 172 - Let me live in the house by the side of the road And be a friend to man.

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