Wisconsin: Its Story and Biography, 1848-1913, Volume 8

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Lewis publishing Company, 1914 - Wisconsin
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Page 2286 - Let me live In my house by the side of the road, Where the race of men go by — They are good, they are bad. they are weak, they are strong. Wise, foolish — so am I. Then why should I sit in the scorner's seat, Or hurl the cynic's ban? Let me live In a house by the side of the road And be a friend to man.
Page 2275 - Masonry, and belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias, the...
Page 2196 - ... honor forbade any dalliance with temptation. So his nay was nay — delivered with a tone and gesture there was no denying. His hour was not yet come. There was, however, no long delay. He became, from year to year, the most prominent politician and orator in the country. Passionately devoted to the principles of his party, he was always ready to do anything, to go anywhere, to proclaim its ideas and to support its candidates. His face and his voice became familiar to millions of our people;...
Page 2222 - ... what they have done is in reality little. The beginning of civilization is the discovery of some useful arts, by which men acquire property, comforts, or luxuries. The necessity or desire of preserving them leads to laws and social institutions. The discovery of peculiar arts gives superiority to particular nations ; and the love of power induces them to employ this superiority to subjugate other nations, who learn their arts, and ultimately adopt their manners; so that in reality the origin...
Page 2146 - Pythias, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 2273 - When one has to do -with an art, the end of which is the saving of huma'n life, any neglect to make one's self thoroughly master of it, is a crime.
Page 2190 - College, in which latter he was graduated as a member of the class of 1899 and from which he received the degree of Bachelor of Arts.
Page 2328 - NJ , graduating from the latter in 1869; studied law and was admitted to the bar, and began the practice of his profession in Lowville in 1873; in 1885 was elected to the State senate from the district consisting of Lewis, St.
Page 2280 - Resolved, that the clerk of the corporation be requested to transmit a copy of these resolutions to the family of the deceased.
Page 2213 - Louisville, in which he was graduated as a member of the class of 1904 and...

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