Charles A. Nichols (late a Representative from Michigan): Memorial Addresses Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, Sixty-sixth Congress. February 27, 1921

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1922 - 40 pages
 

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Page 24 - Leaves have their time to fall, And flowers to wither at the north wind's breath, And stars to set, but all — Thou hast all seasons for thine own, O Death...
Page 15 - 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 16 - But such a tide as moving seems asleep, Too full for sound and foam, When that which drew from out the boundless deep Turns again home. i Twilight and evening bell, And after that, the dark ! And may there be no sadness of farewell, When I embark; For tho...
Page 39 - Arms of the House be authorized and directed to take such steps as may be necessary for carrying out the provisions of...
Page 16 - SUNSET and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, But such a tide as moving seems asleep, Too full for sound and foam, When that which drew from out the boundless deep Turns again home. Twilight and evening bell, And after that the dark ! And may there be no sadness of farewell, When I embark; For tho...
Page 7 - Resolved, That as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased the Senate do now adjourn.
Page 32 - Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can honor's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flatt'ry soothe the dull cold ear of Death?
Page 6 - Sergeant at Arms of the House be authorized and directed to take such steps as may be necessary for carrying out the provisions of these resolutions and that the necessary expenses In connection therewith be paid out of the contingent fund of the House. Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased.
Page 40 - Mr. President, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased Representative, I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The motion was unanimously agreed to; and (at...
Page 9 - Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate. Resolved, That the Clerk send a copy of these resolutions to the family of the deceased.

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