From Log Cabin to the White House: The Life of James A. Garfield; Boyhood, Youth, Manhood, Assassination [!] Death, Funeral

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James H. Earle, Publisher, 1882 - 483 páginas

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Página 88 - Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright: at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Página 203 - But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious : long-suffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth. 16 O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me : give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid.
Página 449 - Whose life in low estate began And on a simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with his evil star ; Who makes by force his merit known And lives to clutch the golden keys, To mould a mighty state's decrees, And shape the whisper of the throne ; And moving up from high to higher, Becomes on Fortune's crowning slope The pillar of a people's hope, The centre of a world's desire...
Página 450 - In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me; As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on.
Página 471 - No might nor greatness in mortality Can censure 'scape ; back-wounding calumny The whitest virtue strikes : What king so strong Can tie the gall up in the slanderous tongue ! But who comes here ? Enter Escalus, Provost, Bawd, and Officers.
Página 384 - Fellow-Citizens! Clouds and darkness are round about Him! His pavilion is dark waters, and thick clouds of the skies. Justice and judgment are the establishment of His throne! Mercy and. truth shall go before His face! Fellow-citizens! God reigns, and the Government at Washington still lives!
Página 438 - The eternal God is our refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.
Página 482 - ... life lay in his; the little boys not yet emerged from childhood's day of frolic; the fair young daughter; the sturdy sons just springing into closest companionship, claiming every day and every day rewarding a father's love and care; and in his heart the eager, rejoicing power to meet all demand.
Página 443 - Thou art gone to the grave ; we no longer behold thee, Nor tread the rough paths of the world by thy side ; But the wide arms of mercy are spread to enfold thee ; And sinners may hope, since the Sinless has died.
Página 454 - It did not happen to me to be born in a log cabin ; but my elder brothers and sisters were born in a log cabin raised among the snowdrifts of New Hampshire, at a period so early that when the smoke first rose from its rude chimney and curled over the frozen hills, there was no similar evidence of a white man's habitation between it and the settlements on the rivers of Canada.

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