Oak and Ivy (1893)
To Her Who has ever been My guide, Teacher, and Inspiration – My Mother, This little volume is affectionately inscribed.
First published by Press of United Brethren Publishing House: Dayton, OH
To Miss Mary Britton
When the legislature of Kentucky was discussing the passage of a separate-coach bill, Miss Mary Britton, a teacher in the schools of Lexington, Kentucky, went before them, and in a ringing speech protested against the passage of the bill. Her action was heroic, though it proved to be without avail.
God of the right, arise
Grant thou, O gracious God,
Give us to lead our cause
Let not the mellow light
"Not empty words shall be
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