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Fifty Years of a Business Man's Life: Reminiscences (1916)
Frederick A. Riehle
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Page 38 - ... life, and the workings of the noblest beneficence so harmoniously blend in bringing forth results, at once glorious to God and useful to man. The harp of heaven brought down to earth has a thousand strings that may all be touched by human hands, whose mingling vibrations swell the strain of " Glory to God in the highest, peace on earth, good will to men...
Page 13 - Ibs. fi!The evidence is not conclusive that the machine shown is that described. The probability, however, is great. The cut is from a reproduction in the catalog of the Philadelphia Scale Works, dated January 4, 1872.