James McMillan: Late a Senator from Michigan

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903 - 146 páginas

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Página 59 - The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years ; But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the war of elements, The wreck of matter, and the crush of worlds.
Página 40 - On that best portion of a good man's life, — His little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and of love.
Página 141 - Nor blame I Death, because he bare The use of virtue out of earth ; I know transplanted human worth Will bloom to profit, otherwhere.
Página 9 - Resolved, That the Secretary communicate these resolutions to the House of Representatives, and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased. Resolved, That as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased Representative the Senate do now adjourn.
Página 53 - Justice, Sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together. Wherever her temple stands, and so long as it is duly honored, there is a foundation for social security, general happiness, and the improvement and progress of our race.
Página 141 - I wage not any feud with Death For changes wrought on form and face; No lower life that earth's embrace May breed with him, can fright my faith. Eternal process moving on, From state to state the spirit walks; And these are but the shatter'd stalks, Or ruin'd chrysalis of one.
Página 41 - Administration shall be subject to review, on appeal, by such administrator. "SEC. 3. All property the title of which now stands in the name of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers is hereby transferred to and the title thereof vested in the United States.
Página 108 - For talents mourn, untimely lost, When best employ'd, and wanted most ; Mourn genius high, and lore profound, And wit that loved to play, not wound ; And all the reasoning powers divine, To penetmte, resolve, combine ; And feelings keen, and fancy's glow,— They sleep with him who sleeps below...
Página 65 - Secretary communicate a copy of these resolutions to the House of Representatives and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased. Resolved, That as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased the Senate do now adjourn.
Página 38 - And so the curtain falls; and the strong Walter Scott is with us no more. A possession from him does remain ; widely scattered; yet attainable; not inconsiderable. It can be said of him, When he departed, he took a Man's life along with him. No sounder piece of British manhood was put together in that eighteenth century of Time. Alas, his fine Scotch face, with its shaggy honesty, sagacity and goodness, when we saw it latterly on the Edinburgh streets, was all worn with care, the joy all fled from...

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