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Page 511 - Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord; He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible, swift sword. His truth is marching on.
Page 50 - Buren are now attached for judicial purposes shall be prosecuted to final judgment and execution; and all taxes heretofore levied shall be collected in the same manner as though this act had not been passed.
Page 13 - Every biographical sketch in the work has been submitted to the party interested, for correction, and therefore any error of fact, if there be any, is solely due to the person for whom the sketch was prepared.
Page 40 - ... during the latter part of June and the early part of July, but leaves the latter part of the summer poorly occupied.
Page 50 - Iowa, that the county of Linn be and the same is hereby organized from and after the 10th of June next, and the inhabitants of said county be entitled to all the rights and privileges to which, by law. the inhabitants of other organized counties of this Territory are 'entitled, and...
Page 242 - Laws of 1867) provides in the twelfth section thereof that the bridge shall be commenced within two years from the passage of the act, and shall be continued without unreasonable delay, until it is completed, " or this act and all rights and privileges granted hereby shall be null and void.
Page 36 - Michigan where the drift is known to exceed 600 feet. Places in the high interior of the north part of the peninsula may have over 1,000 feet. There is evidence that the drift of this peninsula is not the product of a single ice invasion, but instead, of two or more invasions, between which were long periods of warm climate such as prevails today. Between the deposits of glacial material are soils, and peat beds, and other indications of the presence of vegetation such as would thrive under a genial...
Page 444 - Englishman, although you have conquered the French, you have not yet conquered us! We are not your slaves. These lakes, these woods and mountains, were left to us by our ancestors. They are our inheritance, and we will part with them to none.
Page 244 - An act to authorize the consolidation of the Detroit and Pontiac and the Oakland and Ottawa Railroad companies, so as to form a continuous line from Detroit to Lake Michigan, under the name of the Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad Company," approved February 13, 1855, and all acts or parts of acts amendatory to the foregoing acts.
Page 13 - The deeds and motives of the men that have gone before have been instrumental in shaping the destinies of later communities and states. The development of a new country was at once a task and a privilege. It required great courage, sacrifice and privation. Compare the present conditions of the people of Clinton county,.

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