Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of James Phelan: A Representative from Tennessee, Delivered in the House of Representatives and in the Senate, Fifty-first Congress, Second Session
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891 - 70 頁
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ability able accomplished action ADDRESS admiration ambition American associates attained attend beauty body born called career character Clerk close colleague comes committee Congress courage death deceased devotion disease district duties early earnest elected energy entered expected faithful father February feel felt Fiftieth Fifty-first Congress fixed follows future gave gentle give gone heart honor hope hour House of Representatives institutions JAMES PHELAN Kentucky Military Institute knew knowledge labor land late lived looked lost loved marked McMILLIN memory Memphis mind months Nassau nature never o'clock OFFICER patriot political practical President proceeded promise question reached ready resolutions Resolved respect rest schools seat seemed Senate served short soon Speaker spirit strength struggle success sympathy Tennessee thought tion tribute universities writer young youth
第 70 頁 - Life ! we've been long together, Through pleasant and through cloudy weather ; 'Tis hard to part when friends are dear — Perhaps 'twill cost a sigh, a tear : — Then steal away, give little warning, Choose thine own time ; Say not ' Good night ' — but in some brighter clime Bid me
第 65 頁 - There is no death ! What seems so is transition : This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call Death.
第 59 頁 - All persons possessing any portion of power ought to be strongly and awfully impressed with an idea that they act in trust ; and that they are to account for their conduct in that VOL. V. N trust trust to the one great master, author and founder of society.
第 52 頁 - I have asked that dreadful question of the hills That look eternal ; of the flowing streams That lucid flow for ever ; of the stars, Amid whose fields of azure my raised spirit Hath trod in glory : all were dumb ; but now, While I thus gaze upon thy living face, I feel the love that kindles through its beauty, Can never wholly perish ; — we shall meet Again, Clemanthe ! Clem.
第 25 頁 - The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night.
第 60 頁 - We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best.
第 70 頁 - MY life is like the summer rose That opens to the morning sky, But, ere the shades of evening close, Is scattered on the ground — to die! Yet on the rose's humble bed The sweetest dews of night are shed, As if she wept the waste to see, — But none shall weep a tear for me!
第 6 頁 - I offer the resolutions which I send to the desk. The Clerk read as follows: Resolved, That the House haS heard with profound sorrow of the death of Hon.