Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Rush Clark (a Representative from Iowa)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1881 - Legislators - 52 pages

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Page 8 - So live, that when thy summons comes to join The innumerable caravan, which moves To that mysterious realm, where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not, like the quarry-slave at night, Scourged to his dungeon, but, sustained and soothed By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave, Like one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
Page 28 - Of Law there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God ; her voice the harmony of the world. All things in heaven and earth do her homage ; the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power.
Page 7 - And when the Angel of Shadow Rests his feet on wave and shore. And our eyes grow dim with watching And our hearts faint at the oar, Happy is he who heareth The signal of his release In the bells of the Holy City, The chimes of eternal peace ! KENOZA LAKE.
Page 20 - Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul, As the swift seasons roll ! Leave thy low- vaulted past! Let each new temple, nobler than the last, Shut thee from heaven with a dome more vast, Till thou at length art free, Leaving thine outgrown shell by life's unresting sea!
Page 18 - ... to his great and masterly understanding, he had joined the greatest possible degree of that natural moderation, which is the best corrective of power ; that he was of the most artless, candid, open, and benevolent disposition ; disinterested in the extreme ; of a temper mild and placable, even to a fault ; without one drop of gall in his whole constitution.
Page 38 - Mich., and that the members of the committee on the part of the Senate be appointed by the President pro tempore, The PRESIDENT pro tempore.
Page 52 - Representatives and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased. Resolved, That as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased the Senate do now adjourn.
Page 38 - Resolved, That as a further mark of respect for the memory of the deceased, this House do now adjourn.
Page 8 - House will wear the usual badge of mourning for the space of thirty days.
Page 37 - Clerk read as follows : Resolved, That the House has heard with sincere regret the announcement of the death of Hon.

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