George W. Croft: Late a Representative from South Carolina : Memorial Addresses Delivered in the House of Representatives and Senate

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905 - Eulogies - 44 pages
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Page 9 - For without these angels from thy heart, O God, life would be indeed a desert without a single oasis to cheer the weary traveler on his way. With these even the mystery of death is solved, so when it comes and takes away our dear ones we can throw ourselves into the everlasting arms and feel the warm pulsations of a heavenly Father's heart and say: There is no death! What seems so is transition; This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call Death. So send, we...
Page 32 - Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die : and that which thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain. But God giveth it a body as it hath pleased Him, and to every seed his own body.
Page 10 - 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.
Page 11 - NJ , graduating from the latter in 1869; studied law and was admitted to the bar, and began the practice of his profession in Lowville in 1873; in 1885 was elected to the State senate from the district consisting of Lewis, St.
Page 37 - Though bleeding with our wounds, immortal still ! We see time's furrows on another's brow, And death intrench'd, preparing his assault...
Page 34 - Life is real, life is earnest, And the grave is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul...
Page 7 - The SPEAKER. Is there objection? [After a pause.] The Chair hears none. The question was taken, and the order was agreed to. SUNDAY, February /o, 1907.
Page 32 - These are the wants of mortal man ; I cannot want them long, For life itself is but a span, And earthly bliss a song. My last great want, absorbing all, Is, when beneath the sod, And summoned to my final call, The mercy of my God.
Page 22 - ... abilities, and these he possessed in an eminent degree. Endowed with a mind naturally shrewd and observing, with wide interests and attainments in science and literature, an extensive knowledge of men and things, quiet and unostentatious, but at the same time frank, genial, and attractive, he commanded the respect and confidence of all who came in contact with him. That his administration of the affairs of the McLean Asylum were wholly successful is proved by the fact that, while under his charge,...

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