Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States: Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Late a Senator from South Carolina

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955 - 107 էջ
 

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Էջ 62 - Who, hopeless, lays his dead away, Nor looks to see the breaking day Across the mournful marbles play! Who hath not learned, in hours of faith, The truth to flesh and sense unknown, That Life is ever lord of Death, And Love can never lose its own!
Էջ 63 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
Էջ 12 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of time; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
Էջ 8 - 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...
Էջ 54 - And we, that now make merry in the Room They left, and Summer dresses in new bloom, Ourselves must we beneath the Couch of Earth Descend — ourselves to make a Couch — for whom?
Էջ 63 - No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God.
Էջ 106 - Let me live out my years in heat of blood ! Let me die drunken with the dreamer's wine ! Let me not see this soul-house built of mud Go toppling to the dust — a vacant shrine. Let me go quickly, like a candle light Snuffed out just at the heyday of its glow.
Էջ 64 - They shall splash at a ten-league canvas with brushes of comet's hair; They shall find real saints to draw from — Magdalene, Peter, and Paul; They shall work for an age at a sitting and never be tired at all! And only the Master shall praise us, and only the Master shall blame; And no one shall work for money, and no one shall work for...
Էջ 64 - When earth's last picture is painted, and the tubes are twisted and dried, When the oldest colours have faded, and the youngest critic has died, We shall rest, and, faith, we shall need it — lie down for an aeon or two, Till the Master of all Good Workmen shall...
Էջ 60 - Come, fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring Your Winter-garment of Repentance fling: The Bird of Time has but a little way To flutter — and the Bird is on the Wing.

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