Memorial Services Held in the House of Representives of the United States: Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Charles Lewis Gerlach, Late a Representative from Pennsylvania

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Página 18 - Of the stern agony, and shroud, and pall, And breathless darkness, and the narrow house, Make thee to shudder and grow sick at heart...
Página 14 - Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
Página 64 - 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.
Página 19 - Second, they desire to see no territorial changes that do not accord with the freely expressed wishes of the peoples concerned ; Third, they respect the right of all peoples to choose the form of government under which they will live; and they wish to see sovereign rights and self-government restored to those who have been forcibly deprived of them...
Página 15 - The stars come nightly to the sky: The tidal wave unto the sea ; Nor time, nor space, nor deep, nor high, Can keep my own away from...
Página 18 - And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then heaven tries the earth if it be in tune, And over it softly her warm ear lays : Whether we look, or whether we listen, We hear life murmur, or see it glisten ; Every clod feels a stir of might, An instinct within it that reaches and towers, And, groping blindly above it for light, Climbs to a soul in grass and flowers...
Página 14 - Serene, I fold my hands and wait, Nor care for wind, nor tide, nor sea; I rave no more 'gainst time or fate. For, lo! my own shall come to me. "I stay my haste, I make delays. For what avails this eager pace? I stand amid the eternal ways. And what is mine shall know my face. "Asleep, awake, by night or day. The friends I seek are seeking me; No wind can drive my bark astray, Nor change the tide...
Página 64 - Res. 206) , which I send to the Clerk's desk. The Clerk read as follows: Resolved, That the House has heard with profound sorrow of the death of Hon.
Página 33 - Mr. Speaker, under leave to extend my remarks in the Record...
Página 27 - The Lord bless you, and keep you. The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you. The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace, both now and evermore.

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