The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History, Biography, Literature, and State Progress, Volume 10

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Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock
H.H. Metcalf, 1887
 

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Page 170 - They had not only a respect, but an affection for Great Britain ; for its laws, its customs and manners, and even a fondness for its fashions, that greatly increased the commerce. Natives of Britain were always treated with particular regard ; to be an Old-England man was, of itself, a character of some respect, and gave a kind of rank among us.
Page 41 - He did, sir; and repeated it." After a moment's pause, and looking up, the President said : " If Stanton said I was add fool, then I must be one, for he is nearly always right, and generally says what he means. I will step over and see him.
Page 170 - Acts of parliament. Numerous as the people are in the several old provinces, they cost you nothing in forts, citadels, garrisons or armies, to keep them in subjection. They were governed by this country at the expense only of a little pen, ink and paper. They were led by a thread.
Page 171 - A total loss of the respect and affection the people of America bear to this country, and of all the commerce that depends on that respect and affection.
Page 35 - Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
Page 51 - He was a member of the New Hampshire house of representatives in 1877 and 1878, and chairman of the Committee on Agricultural College, 1878.
Page 38 - Ill-fate, ill-feeling, ill-report lived through, And then he heard the hisses change to cheers, The taunts to tribute, the abuse to praise, And took both with the same unwavering mood: Till, as he came on light from darkling days And seemed to touch the goal from where he stood, A felon hand, between...
Page 38 - The Old World and the New, from sea to sea, Utter one voice of sympathy and shame! Sore heart, so stopped when it at last beat high, Sad life, cut short just as its triumph came.
Page 375 - Potter, studied for the bar. At the breaking out of the war of the Rebellion he was in...
Page 38 - Beside this corpse, that bears for winding-sheet . The Stars and Stripes he lived to rear anew, Between the mourners at his head and feet, Say, scurrile jester, is there room for you ? Yes, he had lived to shame me from my sneer, To lame my pencil, and confute my pen; To make me own this hind of Princes peer, This rail-splitter a true-born king of men.

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