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第 162 頁 - Otis was a flame of .fire ; with a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research, a rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before him. American Independence was then and there born.
第 28 頁 - This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me; and I often think of it, when I see pride mortified, and misfortunes brought upon people by their carrying their heads too high.
第 404 頁 - For all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings of God : but she of her penury hath cast in all the living that she had.
第 10 頁 - The best part of a community is always the least, and of that least part the wiser are still less...
第 28 頁 - I did not understand him, till I felt my head hit against the beam. He was a man that never missed any occasion of giving instruction, and upon this he said to me, "•You are young, and have the world before you ; STOOP as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps.
第 154 頁 - Lincoln had been a member of the Convention that framed the Constitution of the United States...
第 44 頁 - He is seventy years old; his whole life is consecrated to business, which he passionately loves, whether important or not; or rather, with respect to him, there is none of the latter description. He has all -the simplicity in his dress, all the importance, and even pedantry, becoming the great magistrate of a small republic.