Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Isham G. Harris (late Senator from Tennessee): Delivered in the Senate and House of Representatives, Fifty-fifth Congress, Second Session

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898 - 180 pages
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Page 38 - To my true king I offered free from stain Courage and faith; vain faith, and courage vain. For him, I threw lands, honours, wealth, away, And one dear hope, that was more prized than they. For him I languished in a foreign clime, Grey-haired with sorrow in my manhood's prime ; Heard on Lavernia Scargill's whispering trees, And pined by Arno for my lovelier Tees; Beheld each night my home...
Page 153 - A solemn murmur In the soul tells of a world to be, As travelers hear the billows roll, before they reach the sea.
Page 15 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years : Yet is their strength labor and sorrow, for is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Page 180 - There is no death! The stars go down To rise upon some fairer shore, And bright in Heaven's jeweled crown They shine for evermore. There is no death!
Page 151 - And for each mystery could find a key. But not to-day Then be content, poor heart! God's plans like lilies pure and white unfold. We must not tear the close-shut leaves apart, Time will reveal the calyxes of gold. And if, through patient toil, we reach the land Where tired feet, with sandals loosed, may rest, When we shall clearly know and understand, I think that we will say, "God knew the best!
Page 139 - Hotly charged — and sank at last. Charge once more, then, and be dumb ! Let the victors, when they come, When the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall!
Page 139 - Shakspeare, that, take him for all in all, we shall not look upon his like again.
Page 113 - A daw's not reckon'da religious bird Because it keeps a-cawing from a steeple. The Temple is a good, a holy place, But quacking only gives it an ill...
Page 9 - Cabinet, the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Diplomatic Corps (through the Secretary of State), the...
Page 11 - Thy mercies, that our hearts may be unfeignedly thankful, and that we show forth Thy praise, not only with our lips, but in our lives; by giving up ourselves to Thy service, and by walking before Thee in holiness and righteousness all our days; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with Thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honor and glory, world without end.

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