Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of John S. Barbour (a Senator from Virginia): Delivered in the Senate and House of Representatives, February 3 and 25, 1893

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1893 - 93 sivua

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Sivu 13 - Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts : and then shall every man have praise of God.
Sivu 46 - His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, 'This was a man!
Sivu 55 - Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate. Resolved, That the Clerk send a copy of these resolutions to the family of the deceased.
Sivu 53 - He that places a man in the possession of himself, does. a great thing; for wisdom does not show itself so much in precept, as in life ; in a firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite: it teaches us to do as well as to talk : and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Sivu 47 - South, and calls in question the principles and conduct of the State, which I have the honor in part to represent.
Sivu 21 - Resolved, That as a mark of respect to the memory of the deceased the business of the Senate be now suspended to enable his associates to pay tribute to his high character and distinguished public service.
Sivu 15 - Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy, And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies, blot out my iniquity.
Sivu 63 - So long as the phenomena (of geology) are simply recorded, and only the natural and obvious causes inferred from them, there can be no fear that the results of the study will prove hostile to religion. — If the representations they give of nature...
Sivu 67 - ... his seat was declared vacant. The Senate then passed a resolution calling upon the Executive to issue a proclamation ordering a special election in the Twenty-second District to fill the vacancy. Efforts were made at this session of the Legislature to unseat Senator Gilbert, who had been elected to the United States Senate for the term of six years from the 4th of March, 1869, by the Legislature which was in session in the summer of 1868. Mr. Gilbert's election at that time, it was claimed, was...
Sivu 9 - Clerk read as follows : Resolved, That the House of Representatives accept the invitation of the Senate to attend the funeral services of the late Hon.

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