Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of John Simpkins: (late a Representative from Massachusetts), Delivered in the House of Representatives and Senate, Fifty-fifth Congress, Second and Third Sessions
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1899 - 70 sider
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Side 66 - Only waiting till the shadows Are a little longer grown, Only waiting till the glimmer Of the day's last beam is flown; Till the night of earth is faded From the heart, once full of day; Till the stars of heaven are breaking Through the twilight soft and gray.
Side 52 - Resolved, That the Secretary be instructed to transmit a copy of these resolutions to the family of the deceased.
Side 7 - Resolved, That as a particular mark of respect to the memory of the deceased, and in recognition of his eminent abilities as a distinguished public servant, the House, at the conclusion of these memorial proceedings, shall stand adjourned.
Side 7 - I offer the following resolution, which I send to the Clerk's desk. The SPEAKER. The Clerk will report the resolution. The Clerk read as follows: Resolved, That the House has heard with profound sorrow of the death of Hon.
Side 33 - The sweetest lives are those to duty wed, Whose deeds, both great and small, Are close-knit strands of an unbroken thread Where love ennobles all. The world may sound no trumpets, ring no bells— The Book of Life the shining record tells.
Side 52 - Res. 322) were read, considered by unanimous consent, and unanimously agreed to, as follows: Resolved, That the Senate has heard with profound sorrow the announcement of the death of Hon.
Side 49 - Resolved, That as a mark of respect to his memory the House do now adjourn. Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate.
Side 34 - There are no dead; we fall asleep, To waken where they never weep. We close our eyes to pain and sin; Our breath ebbs out, but life flows in.