Warner's History of Dakota County, Nebraska: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time, with Biographical Sketches, and Anecdotes of Ye Olden Times

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Mirror Job Office, 1893 - Dakota County (Neb.) - 387 pages

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Page 156 - On battle plain, in prison pen, Lie dead for me and you. Four hundred thousand of the brave Have made our ransomed soil their grave, For me and you, Good friend, for me and you.
Page 329 - Turn, turn, my wheel ! All life is brief; What now is bud will soon be leaf, What now is leaf will soon decay; The wind blows east, the wind blows west ; The blue eggs in the robin's nest Will soon have wings and beak and breast. And flutter and fly away.
Page 34 - Maha village : it had once consisted of three hundred cabins, but was burned about four years ago, soon after the smallpox had destroyed four hundred men, and a proportion of women and children. On a hill in the rear of the village are the graves of the nation...
Page 318 - SECTION 1. The officers of this association shall consist of a president, vice president, secretary...
Page 326 - Turn, turn, my wheel ! All things must change To something new, to something strange; Nothing that is can pause or stay ; The moon will wax, the moon will wane, The mist and cloud will turn to rain, The rain to mist and cloud again, To-morrow be to-day.
Page 32 - The party consisted of nine young men from Kentucky, fourteen soldiers of the United States army who volunteered their services, two French watermen, an interpreter and hunter, and a black servant belonging to Captain Clark.
Page 72 - ... the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter, and the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter...
Page 160 - ... upon the taxable property of their respective counties, to be levied and collected as now provided by law for the assessment and collection of taxes for the purpose of creating a fund for the relief and for the funeral expenses of honorably discharged indigent soldiers, sailors, and marines, and the indigent wives, widows and minor children, not over fourteen years of age in the case of boys and not over sixteen years of age in case of girls of such indigent or deceased soldiers, sailors and...
Page 330 - Write on your doors the saying wise and old, "Be bold! be bold!" and everywhere, "Be bold; Be not too bold ! " Yet better the excess Than the defect; better the more than less; Better like Hector in the field to die, Than like a perfumed Paris turn and fly.
Page 324 - On fame's eternal camping ground, Their silent tents are spread, While glory guards with solemn round The bivouac of the dead.

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