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Page 658 - of her income was expended in public schools. The Governor of Virginia replied : " I thank God that there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have them these hundred years." As a result, in 1860 three-fourths of the children of Connecticut were attending public schools, while nine-tenths of the children of Virginia were
Page 660 - God is our help and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be moved, And though the hills be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof rage and swell, Though the mountains shake at the tempest of the same,
Page 69 - God is our hope and strength. " A very present help in trouble. " Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be removed. " And though the hills be carried into the midst of the sea, "Though the waters thereof rage and swell. •' And though the mountains shake at the tempest of the same.
Page 443 - note. And after I left I opened and read it It was this : " ' I came to Jesus as I was, Weary and worn and sad. I found in him a resting-place, And he has made me glad.' I do not know that I was ever much
Page 152 - cause, it is the cause, my soul,— Let me not name it to you, you chaste stars.'— // is the cause.— Yet I'll not shed her blood : Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow, And smooth as monumental alabaster.
Page 440 - 1809 Washington, DC November 15, 1862 Your brother and companion in tribulation and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ In April following her father's death my wife, with the two children, went
Page 276 - nature, under which name I include not merely things and their forces, but men and their ways ; and the fashioning of the affections and of the will into an earnest and loving desire to move in harmony with those laws.
Page 421 - Military necessity admits of all direct destruction of life or limb of armed enemies, and of other persons whose destruction is incidentally unavoidable in the armed contest of the war." " Military necessity does not admit of cruelty—that is, the infliction of suffering for the sake of suffering or for revenge, nor of maiming or wounding except
Page 422 - Commanders, whenever admissible, inform the enemy of their intention to bombard a place, so that the non-combatants, and especially the women and children, may be removed before the bombardment commences. But it is no infraction of the common law of war to omit thus to inform the enemy. Surprise may be a necessity.
Page 579 - They were signed also by Germany. Two articles of this convention are : " Article 1. The territory of neutral Powers is inviolable." " Article 2. Belligerents are forbidden to move troops or convoys of either munitions of war or supplies across the territory of a neutral Power.