Proceedings (Google eBook)

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Page 80 - I live for those who love me, For those who know me true, For the heaven that smiles above me, And awaits my spirit too ; For the cause that lacks assistance, For the wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that I can do.
Page 89 - The muffled drum's sad roll has beat The soldier's last tattoo; No more on life's parade shall meet That brave and fallen few. On fame's eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread, And glory guards, with solemn round, The bivouac of the dead.
Page 32 - THE earth may ring, from shore to shore, With echoes of a glorious name, But he, whose loss our tears deplore, Has left behind him more than fame. For when the death-frost came to lie On Leggett's warm and mighty heart ^And quench his bold and friendly eye, His spirit did not all depart.
Page 80 - Who suffered for my sake, To emulate their glory, And follow in their wake; Bards, patriots, martyrs, sages, The noble of all ages, Whose deeds crown history's pages, And time's great volume make.
Page 101 - The roses nowhere bloom so white As in Virginia; The sunshine nowhere shines so bright As in Virginia; The birds sing nowhere quite so sweet, And nowhere hearts so lightly beat, For heaven and earth both seem to meet Down in Virginia.
Page 80 - History's pages, And Time's great volume make. I live to hold communion With all that is divine ; To feel there is a union Twixt Nature's hand and mine To profit...
Page 132 - How beautiful it is for a man to die Upon the walls of Zion; to be called Like a watchworn and weary sentinel To put his armor off and rest in Heaven.
Page 92 - Templar of Michigan: Your Committee on Finance beg leave to report that they have examined the books and accounts of the Grand Treasurer and Grand Recorder and find them correct...
Page 101 - The days are never quite so long As in Virginia ; Nor quite so filled with happy song, As in Virginia ; And when my time has come to die, Just take me back and let me lie, Close where the James goes rolling by, Down in Virginia.
Page 18 - Annual Conclave of the Grand Commandery Knights Templar of the State of Michigan in ample form, being led in their devotions by the Grand Prelate, E.

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