Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912, Volume 4

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Charles Frederic Goss
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1912 - Cincinnati (Ohio)
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Page 244 - Were a star quenched on high, For ages would its light, Still travelling downward from the sky, Shine on our mortal sight. So when a great man dies, For years beyond our ken The light he leaves behind him lies Upon the paths of men.
Page 310 - You hear that boy laughing? — You think he's all fun; But the angels laugh, too, at the good he has done; The children laugh loud as they troop to his call, And the poor man that knows him laughs loudest of all.
Page 819 - That it is the duty of the United States to demand, and the Government of the United States does hereby demand, that the Government of Spain at once relinquish its authority and government in the island of Cuba and withdraw its land and naval forces from Cuba and Cuban waters.
Page 605 - It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire. The gold and the crystal cannot equal it; and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold.
Page 921 - The specific and distinctive office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave the perpetual record establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his fellowmen.
Page 507 - ... Cross was born in Weare, July 5, 1817. On his father's side he is a descendant of parents and grandparents of Bradford, Mass., and on his mother's side from parents and grandparents of Pembroke. He was graduated from Dartmouth college in 1841, and admitted to the bar in Hillsborough county in 1844. From that time to the present he has been engaged in the active practice of his profession in Manchester. He was a member of the house of representatives from Manchester in 1848, 1849, 1856, and 1876,...
Page 819 - First. That the people of the island of Cuba are, and of right ought to...
Page 493 - He possesses untiring energy, is quick of perception, forms his plans readily, and is determined, in...
Page 230 - He has never had occasion to regret his determination to come to the new world, for here he...
Page 51 - Republican in his political proclivities; was identified with the Masonic fraternity and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows; and accorded a liberal support to the Methodist Episcopal church, of which his widow has long been a devoted member.

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