John Taylor Gilman, M. D., Portland Maine: A Memorial for the Family

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News-Letter Press] priv. print., 1885 - 36 pages
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Page 16 - I may have but a minute to speak to you. My dear, be a good man - be virtuous - be religious - be a good man. Nothing else will give you any comfort when you come to lie here.
Page 15 - ... pity, that an outcast might not die quickly. It was a mix-up in the mind of the tiller, but that did not matter. It had been good enough for his mother, it was good enough for him. Belacqua on his knees before the flame, poring over the grill, controlled every phase of the broiling. It took time, but if a thing was worth doing at all it was worth doing well, that was a true saying.
Page 13 - ... access to the reverent pilgrim! On a beautiful slope, beside the Potomac, where on that April day the sunlit vistas were framed with the delicate blossoms of the cherry and the dogwood, there will arise a headstone marking his last resting place. But his monument is to be sought elsewhere. We recall the epitaph of Sir Christopher Wren in St. Paul's Cathedral : "Si monumentum requiris, circumspice" — "If thou wouldst seek his monument, look around.
Page 30 - Enrolled Missouri Militia, or a part of them, for active service, Peter Early, sr., was called to the chair, and James C. Agnew was appointed secretary. The object of the meeting being stated by the chairman and others present, on motion it was ordered that a committee of three be appointed to draw up resolutions expressive of the sense of the meeting, whereupon the chair appointed EV Wilson, esq., John Dougherty, and John Winterbottom said committee. The committee retired for the purpose of drawingupresolutions...
Page 21 - I feel that I should not do my duty if I allowed this occasion to pass without saying something.

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