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#1. While it is desirable to build up the colored race, we must not sacrifice our best and purest white friends. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#2. After Hiram Bingham built the first church on Oahu the student recalls, When it was completed some of the natives said among themselves, 'That house of worship built by the haoles is a place in which they will pray us all to death. It is meant to kill us. - Author: Sarah Vowell
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#3. I was imprisoned in Missouri in 1854 for preaching the gospel to Negroes, though I was never subjected to violence. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#4. I find that the prejudice in this country to color is very great, and I sometimes fear that it is on the increase. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#5. Educate the heart. Let us have good men. - Author: Hiram Powers
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#6. While I appreciated the educational advantages I enjoyed in the school and was proud of what I could show in mental culture, I had an earnest desire for something more than a mere business education ... I desired to study for a profession, and this prompted me to leave my native state. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#7. The colored race saved to the noble women of New England and the middle States men on whom they lean today for security and safety. Many of my race, the representatives of these men on the field of battle, sleep in the countless graves of the South. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#8. Mornings in the kitchen, afternoons in the counseling room, evenings out combing streets of half-lamplight: Hermann Park, Montrose, Sunnyside, Hiram Clarke, the Fifth Ward. - Author: Colum McCann
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#9. The Legislature, which was elected under the Constitution framed and supported by colored men, declared that a man having more than an eighth of African blood in his veins was ineligible to office or a seat in the Legislature of the State of Georgia. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#10. She's using you to get to me," Hi said confidently. "Both of them. They've caught Hiram fever."
I nodded. "Of course. It all makes sense now. - Author: Kathy Reichs
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#11. The first casualty when war comes is truth. - Author: Hiram Johnson
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#12. Have the colored people done anything to justify the prejudice against them that does exist in the hearts of so many white persons and, generally, of one great political party in this country? Have they done anything to justify it? No, sir. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#13. During the canvass in the State of Mississippi, I traveled into different parts of that state, and this is the doctrine that I everywhere uttered: that while I was in favor of building up the colored race, I was not in favor of tearing down the white race. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#14. The eye is the window of the soul; even an animal looks for a man's intentions right into his eyes. - Author: Hiram Powers
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#15. I got colored mechanics in the United States Navy Yard for the first time. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#16. The people of the North owe to the colored race a deep obligation that is no easy matter to fulfill. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#17. I maintain that the past record of my race is a true index of the feelings which today animate them. They bear toward their former masters no revengeful thoughts, no hatreds, no animosities. They aim not to elevate themselves by sacrificing one single interest of their white fellow-citizens. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#18. I am true to my own race. I wish to see all done that can be done for their encouragement, to assist them in acquiring property, in becoming intelligent, enlightened, useful, valuable citizens. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#19. We are in the midst of an exciting canvass ... I am working very hard in politics as well as in other matters. We are determined that Mississippi shall be settled on a basis of justice and political and legal equality. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#20. Hiram!' Shelton ran to Hi's side. 'Aren't you you bleeding? I thought she shot you!'
'Red wine. When I saw it running everywhere, I played dead.' He winced as Shelton poked his belly. 'But I'm not leaping off any more shelves. That was pretty stupid. - Author: Kathy Reichs
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#21. My dear Hiram," cried Mrs. Otis, "what can we do with a woman who faints?" "Charge it to her like breakages," answered the Minister; "she won't faint after that; - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#22. I stand today on this floor to appeal for protection from the strong arm of the government for her loyal children, irrespective of color and race, who are citizens of the southern states, and particularly of the State of Georgia. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#23. In 1882 I was in Vienna, where I met an American whom I had known in the States. He said: 'Hang your chemistry and electricity! If you want to make a pile of money, invent something that will enable these Europeans to cut each others' throats with greater facility.' - Author: Hiram Maxim
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#24. We may rifle the treasures of antiquity and make the heathen contribute to the gospel even as Hiram of Tyre served under Solomon's direction for the building of the Temple. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#25. Please show me what it is I've done wrong. I'd like to make it right." Hiram put his hand to his beard and gave - Author: Samantha Bayarr
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#26. What if Hiram Bingham had the technology to find hundreds of other archaeological sites at the same time and create entire 3-D maps of the ancient landscape accurate to within a few inches? - Author: Sarah Parcak
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#27. The eye is the window of the soul, the mouth the door. The intellect, the will, are seen in the eye; the emotions, sensibilities, and affections, in the mouth. The animals look for man's intentions right into his eyes. Even a rat, when you hunt him and bring him to bay, looks you in the eye. - Author: Hiram Powers
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#28. Take for example the commencement address he [James Garfield] delivered at his alma mater Hiram College in the summer of 1880 ... The only thing stopping this address from turning into a slacker parable is the absence of the word 'dude'. - Author: Sarah Vowell
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#29. I sedulously refrained from doing anything that would incite slaves to run away from their masters. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#30. Liberty. "HALT!" HIRAM GREEN IN GOTHAM. The venerable "Lait Gustise - Author: Various
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#31. What I am saying,' [Hiram Bell] said, 'is that we once had much, and we made what we could of it, but now it is passed. Do you mourn the passing of civilization? I do not. We do not live for civilization. We live to build our souls up to be good enough for God. More beer? - Author: R.E. Klein
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#32. The Republican party is not inflamed, as some would fain have the country believe, against the South. Its borders are wide enough for all truly loyal men to find within them peace and repose from the din and discord of angry faction. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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