Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States, Together with Tributes Presented in Eulogy of Torbert H. Macdonald, Late a Representative from Massachusetts

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - 107 страници
 

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Страница 19 - I got hither, yet now I do not repent me of all the trouble I have been at to arrive where I am. My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it. My marks and scars I carry with me, to be a witness for me, that I have fought his battle who now will be my rewarder. When the day that he must go hence was come, many accompanied him to the river-side, into which as he went he said, " Death, where is thy
Страница 40 - Nothing is here for tears, nothing to wail Or knock the breast, no weakness, no contempt. Dispraise or blame, nothing but well and fair. And what may quiet us in a death so noble.
Страница 9 - Members of the House, with such Members of the Senate as may be Joined, be appointed to attend the funeral.
Страница 61 - He held the ridgepole up, and spiked again The rafters of the Home. He held his place — Held the long purpose like a growing tree — Held on through blame and faltered not at praise. And when he fell in whirlwind, he went down As when a lordly cedar, green with boughs, Goes down with a great shout upon the hills, And leaves a lonesome place against the sky.
Страница 98 - Resolved, That the Secretary communicate these resolutions to the House of Representatives and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased. Resolved, That...
Страница 8 - Implored your highness' pardon and set forth A deep repentance: nothing in his life Became him like the leaving it; he died As one that had been studied in his death, To throw away the dearest thing he owed As 'twere a careless trifle.
Страница 61 - The true Past departs not, nothing that was worthy in the Past departs; no Truth or Goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die; but is all still here, and, recognised or not, lives and works through endless changes.
Страница 9 - Clerk will report the remainder of the resolution. The Clerk read as follows: Resolved, That as a further mark of respect the House do now adjourn.
Страница 23 - There are three things which are real; God, Human Folly and Laughter. The first two are beyond our comprehension So we must do what we can with the third.
Страница 9 - Senate as may be joined, be appointed to attend the funeral. Resolved, That the 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. The resolution was agreed to.

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