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Page 364 - Where shall I hide my forehead and my eyes ? For now I see the true old times are dead, When every morning brought a noble chance, And every chance brought out a noble knight.
Page 239 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the constitution of the United States of America and the constitution of the state of New York, and that I will faithfully discharge, according to the best of my ability, the duties of the position of (title of position and name or designation of school, college, university or institution to be here inserted), to which I am now assigned.
Page 185 - My bark is wafted to the strand By breath divine; And on the helm there rests a hand Other than mine.
Page 108 - Indian village; and three leagues above, a fall, at the foot of which sturgeon, at this season, were obtained so abundant, that a month's subsistence for a regiment could have been taken in a few hours. But I found this river chiefly remarkable for the abundance of virgin copper which is on its banks and in its neighborhood.
Page 303 - The years have linings just as goblets do, The old year is the lining of the new; Filled with the wine of precious memories.
Page 234 - KINKAID, Republican, of O'Neill, a farmer's son, was born in Monongalia County, W. Va. ; spent his boyhood in that State, Pennsylvania, and Illinois; taught school one year in Illinois; is a graduate of the law school of the University of Michigan, and was president of the class of 1876; first practiced law in Henry County, Ill.; next at Pierre, S.
Page 254 - ... to the several states for the support and control of instruction in agriculture, the trades, industries, and home economics, and for the preparation of teachers of vocational subjects; to...
Page 127 - I want to see who is friendly to the great Northwest, and who is not — for we are about making our last prayer here. The time is not far distant when, instead of coming here and begging for our rights, we shall extend our hands and take the blessing. After 1860 we shall not be here as beggars.
Page 109 - I most expressly went, and to which I had the satisfaction of being led, was a mass of copper of the weight, according to my estimate, of no less than five tons. Such was its pure and malleable state, that, with an ax, I was able to cut off a portion weighing a hundred pounds.