Memorial addresses on the life and character of Thomas Allen, (a representative from Missouri): delivered in the House of representatives and in the Senate, Forty-seventh Congress, first session (Google eBook)

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Govt. print. off., 1884 - 51 pages
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Page 22 - God give us Men! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith, and ready hands; Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy; Men who possess opinions and a will; Men who have honor men who will not lie; Men who can stand before a demagogue, And scorn his treacherous flatteries without winking ; Tall men, sun-crowned, who live above the fog In public duty and in private thinking; For while the rabble, with their thumb-worn creeds, Their...
Page 28 - Resolved, That as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased, the Senate do now adjourn.
Page 22 - GOD, give us men! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith and ready hands; Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office can not buy; Men who possess opinions and a will; Men who have honor; men who will not lie; Men who can stand before a demagogue And damn his treacherous flatteries without winking! Tall men, sun-crowned, who live above the fog In public duty, and in private thinking...
Page 21 - ' for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in the town of Pittsfield an institution to aid in promoting education, culture and refinement, and diffusing knowledge by means of a library, reading-room, lectures, museums and cabinets of art, and of historical and natural curiosities.
Page 38 - Resolved, That these resolutions be spread upon our records, and a copy, properly engrossed, be sent to the family of the deceased.
Page 13 - Know thou assuredly, that thou shalt go out with me to battle, thou and thy men. 2 And David said to Achish, Surely thou shalt know what thy servant can do. And Achish said to David, Therefore will I make thee keeper of mine head for ever. 3 If Now 1 Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him, and buried him in Raman, even in his own city.
Page 47 - I would like to live a few years longer. There are some things I would like to do for Missouri.
Page 27 - Clerk communicate the foregoing resolutions to the Senate. Resolved, That, as a mark of respect to the memory of the deceased, this House do now adjourn.
Page 27 - The Clerk read as follows : Resolved, That the House has heard with sincere regret the announcement of the death of Hon.
Page 12 - And Samuel died; and all the Israelites were gathered together, and lamented him, and buried him in his house at Ramah.

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