Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives of the United States: Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Charles Laceille Gifford, Late a Representative from Massachusetts

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950 - 72 pages
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Page 12 - OH yet we trust that somehow good Will be the final goal of ill, To pangs of nature, sins of will, Defects of doubt, and taints of blood; That nothing walks with aimless feet; That not one life shall be destroy'd, Or cast as rubbish to the void, When God hath made the pile complete...
Page 11 - Lord, Thou hast been our dwelling place In all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, Or ever Thou hadst formed the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, Thou art God.
Page 12 - So runs my dream : but what am I? An infant crying in the night: An infant crying for the light : And with no language but a cry.
Page 12 - I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope thro' darkness up to God, I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope.
Page 12 - Behold, we know not anything; I can but trust that good shall fall At last — far off — at last, to all, And every winter change to spring.
Page 69 - Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased* Resolved, That as a further mark of respect this House do now adjourn.
Page 13 - The souls of the righteous are in the hand " of God." " In the sight of the unwise they seemed " to die ; but they are in peace.
Page 70 - Res. 197) were read, considered by unanimous consent, and unanimously agreed to, as follows : Resolved, That the Senate has heard with profound sorrow the announcement of the death of Hon.
Page 29 - What a man gains in the House, he gains by sheer force of his own character, and if he loses and falls back he must expect no mercy, and will receive no sympathy.
Page 66 - I move that the House do now adjourn. The motion was agreed to; and...

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