Legislative Honors to the Memory of President Lincoln: Message of Gov. Fenton to the Legislature, Communicating the Death of President Lincoln. Obsequies of President Lincoln in the Legislature

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J.B. Cushman, 1865 - Presidents - 118 pages
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Page 96 - To quell the mighty of the earth, the oppressor, The brute and boisterous force of violent men, Hardy and industrious to support Tyrannic power, but raging to pursue The righteous, and all such as honour truth!
Page 74 - Memory and her siren daughters ; but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom He pleases.
Page 45 - There is no death ! An angel form Walks o'er the earth with silent tread; He bears our best loved things away; And then we call them "dead.
Page 45 - Born unto that undying life, They leave us but to come again ; With joy we welcome them the same, Except their sin and pain. And ever near us, though unseen, The dear immortal spirits tread ; For all the boundless universe Is life — there are no dead.
Page 28 - No, there is a voice from the tomb sweeter than song. There is a remembrance of the dead to which we turn even from the charms of the living. Oh the grave !— the grave ! — It buries every error — covers every defect — extinguishes every resentment ! From its peaceful bosom spring none but fond regrets and tender recollections.
Page 91 - His temperament was cheerful. At table, the pleasures of which, in moderation, were his only relaxation, he was always animated and merry, and this jocoseness was partly natural, partly intentional. In the darkest hours of his country's trial, he affected a serenity which he was far from feeling, so that his apparent gaiety at momentous epochs was even censured by dullards, who could not comprehend its philosophy nor applaud the flippancy of William the Silent, He went through life bearing the load...
Page 60 - ... of the state of New York (or senator of the state of New York, for the senatorial district thereof), and a member of the court for the trial of impeachments, and to the court for the trial of impeachments, greeting: The court for the trial of impeachments is hereby summoned to convene and assemble to meet at the capitol in the city of Albany on the day of...
Page 92 - There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, The holy place of the tabernacles of the most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God shall help her, and that right early.
Page 71 - President as a day of humiliation and prayer on account of the death of Abraham Lincoln, late President of the United States, all Government offices in this city will be closed and no business transacted except such as may be absolutely necessary. By command of Major-General Schofleld : HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-THIRD ARMY CORPS, Greensborough, NC, May 31, 1865.
Page 117 - ... resolution: Whereas, It is represented that the remains of the deceased President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, will pass through the principal cities on the line of the Central railroad, and...

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