Eminent Americans: Comprising Brief Biographies of Leading Statesmen, Patriots, Orators and Others, Men and Women, who Have Made American History

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J. B. Alden, 1857 - 509 頁
 

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第 409 頁 - Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men...
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 259 頁 - Place, for the purpose of instructing persons, who may choose to apply themselves, in the application of science to the common purposes of life. My principal object is, to qualify teachers for instructing the sons and daughters of farmers and mechanics, by lectures or otherwise, in the application of experimental chemistry, philosophy and natural history, to agriculture, domestic economy, the arts and manufactures.
第 76 頁 - Whether it be lawful to resist the Supreme Magistrate^ if the Commonwealth cannot otherwise be preserved...
第 399 頁 - Filling a glass, he turned to them and said, "with a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you ; I most devoutly wish that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy, as your former ones have been glorious and honorable.
第 324 頁 - And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him, sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more.
第 166 頁 - In 1876 he was a member of the convention to revise the constitution of the state, and the same year, one of the Republican Electors of President and Vice-President of the United States.
第 28 頁 - You are young, and have the world before you; STOOP as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps" 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 28 頁 - Stoop, stoop!" 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 168 頁 - World, from, the earliest Record to the Nineteenth Century, with a Particular Reference to the State of Society, Literature, Religion, and Form of Government of the United States of America...

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