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" His power as a commander was developed slowly and silently ; not like volcanic land lifted from the sea by sudden and violent upheaval, but rather like a coral island, where each increment is a growth — an act of life and work. Power exhibits itself... "
Reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland - Seite 81
von Society of the Army of the Cumberland. Reunion - 1870
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Addresses [1870-1880.]

James Abram Garfield - 1871
...order, for the fate* of a battle General George H. Thomas. 29 may turn on a buckle or a linch-pin." He understood so thoroughly the condition of his army,...whose aid he held and bound Prometheus to the rock. 30 Life and Character of than THOMAS — more genius for planning and executing bold and daring enterprises;...
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Oration on the Life and Character of Gen. George H. Thomas: Delivered Before ...

James Abram Garfield - 1871 - 52 Seiten
...a linch-pin." He understood so thoroughly the condition of his army, and its equipment, that \vheii the hour of trial came, he knew how great a pressure...whose aid he held and bound Prometheus to the rock. In subduing our great rebellion, the Republic called to its aid men who represented many forms of great...
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The Life and Work of James A. Garfield ...: Embracing an Account of the ...

John Clark Ridpath - 1881 - 820 Seiten
...knew no bounds. His power as a commander was developed slowly and silently; not like volcanic laud lifted from the sea by sudden and violent upheaval,...whose aid he held and bound Prometheus to the rock. "In subduing our great rebellion, the Republic called to its aid men who represented many forms of...
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The Life and Work of James A. Garfield, Twentieth President of the United ...

John Clark Ridpath - 1881 - 662 Seiten
..."Power exhibits itself under two distinct forms — strength and force — each possessing pecidiar qualities, and each perfect in its own sphere. Strength...whose aid he held and bound Prometheus to the rock. "In subduing our great rebellion, the Republic called to its aid men who represented many forms of...
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General Garfield as a Statesman and Orator: Paragraphs from His Speeches in ...

James Abram Garfield - 1881 - 32 Seiten
...element, for it is both a Result and a Cause — a result of Influences and a cause of Results. POWER. POWER exhibits itself under two distinct forms —...itself in the Cataract, the Tempest, the Thunderbolt. . GREAT POWERS. THE possession of great Powers no doubt carries with it a contempt for mere external...
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Garfield's Words: Suggestive Passages from the Public and Private Writings ...

James Abram Garfield - 1881 - 184 Seiten
...require, and he will be independent enough for a free country. POWER. The Exhibition of Power. 150. Power exhibits itself Under two distinct forms —...Force embodies itself in the cataract, the tempest, and the thunder-bolt. Great Powers. 151. The possession of great powers no doubt carries with it a...
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The Works of James Abram Garfield, Band 1

James Abram Garfield - 1882 - 812 Seiten
...under his command. His influence over his troops grew steadily and constantly. He won his ascendency over them neither by artifice nor by any one act of...whose aid he held and bound Prometheus to the rock. In subduing our great rebellion, the republic called to its aid men who represented many forms of great...
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Public Men of To-day

Phineas Camp Headley - 1882 - 799 Seiten
...influences and a • ll-«>lf under two distinct forms— strength and force— each possessing h iwrftct In its own sphere. Strength is typified by the- oak, the rock, *k ^vmtxxIlM Itself in the cataract, the tempest, the thunderbolt. li w of jrrvat powers no doubt carries...
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Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - 1883 - 912 Seiten
...utility. Every character is the joint product of Nature and Nurture. Not a man of Iron, but of Live Oak. Power exhibits itself under two distinct forms —...itself in the Cataract, the Tempest, the Thunderbolt. As a giant Tree absorbs all the elements of growth within its reach and leaves onlv a sickly Vegetation...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice ..., Band 5

1883
...possessing peculiar qualities and each perfect in its own sphere. Strength is typified by Ihe osik, the rock, the mountain. Force embodies itself in the cataract, the tempest, the thunderbolt. We hold reunions, not for the dead, for there is nothing in all the earth that you and I can do for...
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