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Printed at the Office of the Freemason's Magazine, 1881
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Page 201 - I LAY me down to sleep, With little thought or care Whether my waking find Me here, — or THERE ! A bowing, burdened head, That only asks to rest, Unquestioning, upon A loving Breast. My good right hand forgets Its cunning now ; To march the weary march I know not how. I am not eager, bold, Nor strong, — all that is past ; I am ready NOT TO DO At last, — at last ! My half-day's work is done. And this is all my part, — I give a patient God My patient heart ; And grasp His banner still, Though...
Page 81 - Lull'd in the countless chambers of the brain, Our thoughts are link'd by many a hidden chain. Awake but one, and lo, what myriads rise !* Each stamps its image as the other flies.
Page 288 - That we loved him, our presence here evinces, and we remember him in scenes to which the world was not witness, and where the better feelings of humanity were exhibited without disguise. That he had faults, and foibles, is but to repeat what his mortality demonstrates — that he had a human nature, not divine. Over...
Page 201 - Me here, or there. A bowing, burdened head, That only asks to rest, Unquestioning, upon A loving breast. My good right hand forgets Its cunning now; To march the weary march I know not how. I am not eager, bold, Nor strong — all that is past; I am ready not to do At last, at last. My half day's work is done, And this is all my part — I give a patient God My patient heart...
Page 206 - So live, that when thy summons comes to join The innumerable caravan that moves To the pale realms of shade, where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not, like the...
Page 193 - O Land ! O Land ! For all the broken-hearted The mildest herald by our fate allotted, Beckons, and with inverted torch doth stand To lead us with a gentle hand Into the land of the great Departed, Into the Silent Land ;
Page 27 - Commander of the Supreme Council of Sovereign Grand Inspectors General of the thirty-third and last Degree of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite...
Page 24 - That as a testimony of respect to his memory the officers and members of this House will wear the usual badge of mourning for the space of thirty days.
Page 20 - Grand Commander of the Supreme Council for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States...
Page 288 - Over those errors, whatever they may have been, we cast, while living, the mantle of charity ; it should, with much more reason, enshroud him in death. We, who have been taught to extend the point of charity, even to a foe, when fallen, cannot be severe or merciless toward a loved brother. The memory of his virtues lingers in our remembrance, and reflects its shining lustre beyond the portals of the tomb.

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