Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States: Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Willis Smith, Late a Senator from North Carolina

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1954 - 82 sider

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Side 13 - Representatives to attend the funeral of the deceased. 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, the Senate, at the conclusion of Its business today, adjourn until Monday next.
Side 60 - We cherish every memorial of these worthy ancestors; we celebrate their patience and fortitude, we admire their daring enterprise, we teach our children to venerate their piety, and we are justly proud of being descended from men who have set the world an example of founding civil institutions on the great and united principles of human freedom and human knowledge.
Side 35 - Like the vase, in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will. But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Side 63 - How modest, kindly, all-accomplish'd, wise, With what sublime repression of himself. And in what limits and how tenderly ; Not swaying to this faction or to that ; Not making his high place the lawless perch Of wing'd ambitions, nor a vantage-ground For pleasure ; but thro...
Side 79 - Clerk will report the balance of the resolution. The Clerk read as follows : Resolved, That as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased the House do now adjourn.
Side 62 - So they gave their bodies to the commonwealth and received, each for his own memory, praise that will never die, and with it the grandest of all sepulchres, not that in which their mortal bones are laid, but a home in the minds of men, where their glory remains fresh to stir to speech or action as the occasion comes by.
Side 58 - To make a happy fire-side clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life.
Side 21 - Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent to have printed in the Record at this point as a part of my remarks the headings of the chapters of the report, numbers I to XII.
Side 60 - To us, their children, the story of their labors and sufferings can never be without interest. We shall not stand unmoved on the shore of Plymouth, while the sea continues to wash it ; nor will our brethren in another early and ancient Colony forget the place of its first establishment, till their river shall cease to flow by it.1 No vigor of youth, no maturity of manhood, will lead the nation to forget the spots where its infancy was cradled and defended.
Side 13 - The question is on agreeing to the resolution submitted by the Senator from Pennsylvania.

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