Country Life in Georgia in the Days of My Youth: Also Addresses Before Georgia Legislature Woman's Clubs, Women's Organizations and Other Noted Occasions

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Index printing Company, 1919 - Country life - 299 pages
 

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Page 225 - Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; and whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant: even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
Page 7 - CEdipus, and Simonides Bore off the prize of verse from his compeers, When each had numbered more than fourscore years, And Theophrastus, at fourscore and ten, Had but begun his Characters of Men.
Page 229 - O SING unto the Lord a new song: for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.
Page 220 - And the king said unto his servants, Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 107 - The world may sound no trumpets, ring no bells : The Book of Life the shining record tells. Thy love shall chant its own beatitudes After its own life-working. A child's kiss Set on thy sighing lips shall make thee glad ; A poor man served by thee shall make thee rich ; A sick man helped by thee shall make thee strong; Thou shalt be served thyself by every sense Of service which thou renderest.
Page 23 - I do swear that I will, to the utmost of my power, support, maintain, and defend the said United States...
Page 7 - For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
Page 237 - ... requires you to do so is dearly purchased at a sacrifice. Deal kindly, but firmly with all your classmates. You will find it the policy which wears best. Above all, do not appear to others what you are not. If you have any fault to find with any one, tell him not others, of what you complain. There is no more dangerous experiment than that of undertaking to be one thing before a man's face and another behind his back. We should live, act and say nothing to the injury of any one. It is not only...
Page 226 - I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, that I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh...
Page 240 - I am grateful, but I have a self-imposed task which I must accomplish. I have led the young men of the South in battle ; I have seen many of them die on the field ; I shall devote my remaining energies to training young men to do their duty in life.

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