It is not the place of the historian to discuss the truth and falsity of religion, but it is his business to record the appearance of great constructive ideas.
Before the winter was far advanced, it is actually on record that Emmy took a night and received company with great propriety and modesty.
I see far inland the banks which the stream anciently washed, before science began to record its freshets.
The congress places on record a heartfelt expression ofgratitude to Almighty God for the remarkable harmony andconcord which have characterized the meetings of the assembly,in which so many men and women of varied nations, creeds,tongues, and races have gathered in closest co-operation, andfor the conclusion of the labors of the congress; and expressesits firm and unshaken belief in the ultimate triumph of thecause of peace and of the principles advocated at thesemeetings.”
IX June 19th.--Once safely shut into my own room, I opened these pages, and prepared to go on with that part of the day's record which was still left to write.
Watson, Watson, if you are an honest man you will record this also and set it against my successes!”
“It is a maxim among these lawyers that whatever has been donebefore, may legally be done again: and therefore they take specialcare to record all the decisions formerly made against commonjustice, and the general reason of mankind.
In an occasional or mass meeting, the record usually amounts to nothing, but he should always record every resolution or motion that is adopted.
‘The disciples were so careful to record these and other characteristics of their master, it is said, because every act, of movement or of rest, was closely associated with the great principles which it was his object to inculcate.