Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of James Percy Priest, Late a Representative from Tennessee

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1957 - Legislators - 67 pages
 

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Page 36 - Year after year beheld the silent toil That spread his lustrous coil ; Still, as the spiral grew, He left the past year's dwelling for the new...
Page 36 - Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul, As the swift seasons roll! Leave thy low-vaulted past! Let each new temple, nobler than the last, Shut thee from heaven with a dome more vast, Till thou at length art free, Leaving thine outgrown shell by life's unresting sea!
Page 34 - For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: And it shall be to the Lord for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
Page 29 - At a General Session of the Interstate Commerce Commission, held at its office in Washington, DC, on the 19th day of May AD 1914.
Page 60 - In the elder days of Art, Builders wrought with greatest care Each minute and unseen part; For the Gods see everywhere. Let us do our work as well, Both the unseen and the seen! Make the house, where Gods may dwell, Beautiful, entire, and clean.
Page 10 - ... 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.
Page 10 - I move that the House do now adjourn. The motion was agreed to; accordingly (at 12 o'clock and 48 minutes pm) the House adjourned until to-morrow, Tuesday, November 21, 1922, at 12 o'clock noon.
Page 48 - I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. l^et me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

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