Men of Mark in Georgia: A Complete and Elaborate History of the State from Its Settlement to the Present Time, Chiefly Told in Biographies and Autobiographies of the Most Eminent Men of Each Period of Georgia's Progress and Development, Հատոր 4

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William J. Northen
A. B. Caldwell, 1908
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Էջ 7 - Macon, from which date he has actively continued the same both in the State and Federal courts; was frequently a member of State Democratic conventions; was president of the State Democratic convention in 1880, and was delegate from the State at large to the national Democratic convention in Chicago in 1884; in 1868 he was elected Presidential elector (Seymour and Blair) on the Democratic ticket; in 1871 was elected to the Georgia house of representatives, of which body he...
Էջ 300 - ... was displayed in a certain quaint shrewdness and sarcasm with which his conversation abounded, though rarely taking an offensive form. He could pay compliments as pointed as his sarcasm. Moore has recorded the pleasure he derived from one of Rogers's remarks — " What a lucky fellow you are ! Surely you must have been born with a rose on your lips and a nightingale singing on the top of your bed.
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Էջ 260 - All things are literally better, lovelier, and more beloved for the imperfections which have been divinely appointed, that the law of human life may be Effort, and the law of human judgment, Mercy.
Էջ 78 - He wrote and revised; revised and re-wrote, and again he revised. And, of course, he wrote great opinions. It is impossible to say which was the greatest. The compiler of "Great Decisions by Great Judges...
Էջ 303 - ... and when he died he was literally loving a nation into peace. Fit and dramatic climax to a glorious mission, that he should have lived to carry the South's last...
Էջ 325 - NJ , graduating from the latter in 1869; studied law and was admitted to the bar, and began the practice of his profession in Lowville in 1873; in 1885 was elected to the State senate from the district consisting of Lewis, St.
Էջ 402 - Nashville, was admitted to the bar, and began the practice of law at Clarksville in 1843.
Էջ 375 - He knew how to say and how to do the right thing, at the right time, in the right way. This was the sum of him ; there was no more.
Էջ 210 - It is not only by doing the right thing, but by doing the right thing in the right way, and at the right time, that we achieve the great triumphs of life.

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