Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States: Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Virgil Munday Chapman, Late a Senator from Kentucky

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951 - 115 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 88 - Give thy thoughts no tongue, Nor any unproportion'd thought his act. Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar ; The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel, But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd, unfledged comrade. Beware Of entrance to a quarrel ; but, being in, Bear't that the opposed may beware of thee.
Σελίδα 61 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
Σελίδα 72 - God, give us men! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith and ready hands; Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy; Men who possess opinions and a will; Men who have honor; men who will not lie; Men who can stand before a demagogue And damn his treacherous flatteries without winking! Tall men, sun-crowned, who live above the fog In public duty and in private thinking...
Σελίδα 29 - When earth's last picture is painted, And the tubes are twisted and dried, When the oldest colors have faded, And the youngest critic has died, We shall rest — and, faith, we shall need it — Lie down for an aeon or two, Till the Master of All Good Workmen Shall set us to work anew.
Σελίδα 69 - 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.
Σελίδα 14 - Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Σελίδα 87 - Resolved, That the Secretary communicate these resolutions to the House of Representatives and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased.
Σελίδα 29 - And only the Master shall praise us, and only the Master shall blame; And no one shall work for money, and no one shall work for fame. But each for the joy of working, and each in his separate star, Shall draw the Thing as he sees it for the God of Things as They Are!
Σελίδα 19 - Members of the House of Representatives and two Members of the Senate whose memories we honor today.
Σελίδα 45 - A casual, unconsidered, friendly, available and modest hero— quite literally the humanitarian who lived in a house by the side of the road and was a friend to man.

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