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Page 160 - War has commenced between the United States and Spain. Proceed at once to Philippine Islands. Commence operations at once, particularly against the Spanish fleet. You must capture vessels or destroy. Use utmost endeavors.
Page 324 - I do occupy a good position there, and I think that I can get along with the way things are done there now. But these college-trained men, who have devoted their whole lives to study, are coming West, don't you see ? And they study their cases as we never do. They have got as far as Cincinnati now. They will soon be in Illinois.
Page 13 - City had given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History.
Page 60 - The will made bequests of $250,000 each to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, and the New York University.
Page 333 - Mid deepening stillness, watched one eager brain, With God-like will, decree the Death of Pain. How did we thank him 1 Ah ! no joy-bells rang, No preans greeted, and no poet sang, No cannon thundered, from the guarded strand This mighty victory to a grateful land ! We took the gift, so humbly, simply given, And coldly selfish — left our debt to Heaven.
Page 171 - Wake Robin. 1871. Winter Sunshine. 1875. Birds and Poets. 1877. Locusts and Wild Honey. 1879. Pepacton. 1881. Fresh Fields.
Page 173 - As much as one merely human being can help another I believe that he has helped me ; he has not influenced me in aesthetics only, but in ethics, too, so that I can never again see life in the way I saw it before I knew him.
Page 50 - ... class of men that can be induced to take the place of other men who have stopped work. Neither the best men as men, nor the best men as workers, are thus to be obtained. There is an unwritten law among the best workmen: "Thou shalt not take thy neighbor's job.