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" If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and love of our fellow-men,... "
Ohio Educational Monthly - Page 107
1865
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Right of the Bible in Our Public Schools. by George B. Cheever, D. D.

George Barrell Cheever - 1854 - 308 pages
...upon matter. And in working on mind, it enlarges the human intellect and the human heart. We know that when we work upon materials, immortal and imperishable,...we work upon brass, time will efface it. If we rear temple^ they will crumble to the dust. But if WE WORK OK MEN'S IMMORTAL MINDS — IF WE IMBUE THEM...
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The Religious Educator

1860
...safe infold ; My care shall keep thee, lest thou roam. Come ! seek thy heavenly Father's home." LOU. IF we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...efface it ; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust: but if we work upon our immortal minds ; if we imbue them with principles, with the just...
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Companion to English Grammar ...

Jacob Lowres - 1862
...according to the method of simple sentences. Both methods are employed in the following EXAMPLE 26. If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work...will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon our immortal minds, if we endue them with right principles, with the...
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Merry's Museum, Parley's Magazine, Woodworth's Cabinet and ..., Volumes 43-44

1862
...the wheel are all that he hears. [TO BE OONT1NDED.] DANIEL WEBSTER penned the following sentiment : " If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if wo rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon our immortal minds — if we embue...
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Tercentenary Monument: In Commemoration of the Three Hundredth Anniversary ...

Reformed Church in the United States. General Convention - 1863 - 573 pages
...proclaims and perpetuates the genius whose head and heart instrumentally gave it form and finish. " If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work on immortal minds, — if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear...
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The annual report

National Sunday school union - 1872
...praise of God. It has been eloquently said by one of America's most celebrated statesmen and orators, " If we work upon marble it will perish ; if we work upon brass, time will eft'ace it ; -if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust ; but if we work upon immortal minds...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 21

1864
...expressed surprise that he spent so much time over one picture. And do not we work " for eternity ?" " If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...efface it ; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust ; but it' we work upon immortal minds — if we imbue them with principles, with the just...
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The National Preacher, Volumes 39-40

1865
...worlds. But I am contemplating its results in the other. A great American orator has eloquently said, "If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...efface it ; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust. But if we work upon immortal minds — if we imbue them with high principles, with the just...
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Our work: 4 lects. on Sunday school teaching

William Howse Groser - 1865
...upon materials immortal and imperishable, that they will bear the impress which we place upon them for endless ages to come. If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we engrave upon brass, time will efface it ; if we rear temples, they will crumble to dust. But if we...
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Illinois Teacher: Devoted to Education, Science and Free Schools, Volume 12

1866
...really valuable oral instruction. A NOBLE SENTIMENT. — Daniel Webster gave utterance to the following: "If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work...will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with right principles, with the just...
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