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Page 603 - Give fools their gold, and knaves their power ; Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall ; Who sows a field, or trains a flower, Or plants a tree, is more than all. For he who blesses most is blest ; And God and man shall own his worth Who toils to leave as his bequest An added beauty to the earth.
Page 603 - But och ! it hardens a' within, And petrifies the feeling! To catch dame Fortune's golden smile, Assiduous wait upon her; And gather gear by every wile That's justified by honour; Not for to hide it in a hedge, Nor for a train attendant; But for the glorious privilege Of being independent.
Page 746 - Cleveland ; and is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the...
Page 230 - Ashland District of Kentucky." He is a member of the Episcopal church, and is affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 309 - Masonic fraternity, the Knights of Pythias and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows ; and both he and his wife are members of the Baptist church.
Page 288 - Shrine ; the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; the Independent Order of Odd Fellows; the Knights of Pythias, and the Improved Order of Red Men.
Page 393 - He is affiliated with the Masonic fraternity, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Knights of Pythias, and both he and his wife hold membership in the Baptist church.
Page 149 - Pythias, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the order of Ben Hur, the Foresters, the Knights of the Modern Maccabees and the Royal Arcanum.