A Discourse Delivered at the Funeral of Hon. Solomon Foot: In the Congregational Church, Rutland, Vt., April 3, 1866

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Tuttle, Gay, 1866 - Funeral sermons - 26 pages
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Page 3 - For, behold, the Lord, the Lord of Hosts, doth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread, and the whole stay of water...
Page 21 - I see it ! I see it! The gates are wide open ! beautiful ! beautiful !" And in a very few moments after uttering these words he expired.
Page 25 - Resolved, That as a further mark of respect for the memory of the deceased, this House do now adjourn.
Page 6 - ... Republic in the maturity of their fame; while Calhoun, John Quincy Adams, Lowndes, Randolph, Crawford, Gaston, and Cheves, with a host of others, rose a bright galaxy upon our horizon. He who won his spurs in such a field earned his knighthood. Distinction amid such competition was true renown — " The fame which a man wins for himself is best — That he may call his own.
Page 4 - I can not bring myself to believe that you, my hearers, are willing that he should pass away from among us never more to return, and that his dust should be laid down to mingle with that of parents and dearest kindred, by the shadow of that old Dutch Church, which is the mother of us all, without some recognition of his individuality — some words of tender feeling, of heart-felt sorrow, some expressions of love and reverence for his memory, some...
Page 4 - I KNOW not what may be done or spoken elsewhere in regard to the departure out of this life of that illustrious, and honored, and beloved citi* Reported in the New York Daily Times.
Page 7 - Bible describes when it speaks of the "destruction that wasteth at noonday, and the pestilence that walketh in darkness." MR. RAINES: I have in my desk a list of twenty-seven manufacturers of tin, but I want to say to the gentlemen, that no trade paper was ever published that could ever contain a list of all the tin plate liars of the United States. [Applause on the Republican side.] MR. BRYAN: I do not suppose that paper...
Page 4 - ... of love and reverence for his memory — some offering of praise and thanksgiving to God for the excellent gifts, both of head and heart, with which He was pleased to endow him — and some attempt to gather up, and to bring home, for our nobler and more spiritual uses, the solemn lessons of the dispensation which took him from us. His is a name to be revered and cherished. Its glory shines upon our country's annals. And now that he has gone from us, and from the land he...
Page 3 - ... until they found themselves in the presence of the Lord Jehovah himself, the everlasting God who fainteth not, neither is weary, and saw in Him the great and sovereign disposer of national as well as of individual destinies, who raises up one and casts down another according to his righteous will. In the last verse of the preceding chapter, the Prophet had called upon the people " to cease from man whose breath is in his nostrils...
Page 25 - In memory of our departed Brother, we make this record of our sense of his merits and of our loss...

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