Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912, Volume 1

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Charles Frederic Goss
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1912 - Cincinnati (Ohio)

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Page 7 - We will never bring disgrace to this, our city, by any act of dishonesty or cowardice, nor ever desert our suffering comrades in the ranks; we will fight for the ideals and sacred things of the city, both alone and with many...
Page 407 - There be three things which go well, yea, four are comely in going: A lion which is strongest among beasts, and turneth not away for any; a greyhound; an he goat also; and a king, against whom there is no rising up.
Page 57 - He went off with that as my last solemn warning thrown into his ears. And yet ! to suffer that army to be cut to pieces — hacked, butchered, tomahawked — by a surprise — the very thing I guarded him against!
Page 7 - We will fight for the ideals and sacred things of the City both alone and with many. We will revere and obey the City's laws and do our best to incite a like respect and reverence in those above us who are prone to annul or set them at naught.
Page 487 - Americans from the very start; they were kinsfolk of the Covenanters ; they deemed it a religious duty to interpret their own Bible, and held for a divine right the election of their own clergy. For generations their whole ecclesiastic and scholastic systems had been fundamentally democratic.
Page 300 - Jerusalem. Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together: Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the Lord. For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.
Page 199 - I can get along with the way things are done there now. But these college-trained men, who have devoted their whole lives to study, are coming West, don't you see ? And they study their cases as we never do. They have got as far as Cincinnati now. They will soon be in Illinois.
Page 486 - These Irish representatives of the Covenanters were in the West almost what the Puritans were in the northeast, and more than the Cavaliers were in the South. Mingled with the descendants of many other races, they nevertheless formed the kernel of the distinctively and intensely American stock, who were the pioneers of our people in their march westward...
Page 57 - God, he's worse than a murderer! How can he answer it to his country! The blood of the slain is upon him — the curse of widows and orphans — the curse of Heaven!
Page 57 - St. Clair's defeated — routed — the officers nearly all killed — the men by wholesale — the rout complete — too shocking to think of — and a surprise into the bargain!

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