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

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

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Sivu 20 - But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgment; yea, I judge not mine own. self ; (for I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified;) but he that judgeth me is the Lord.
Sivu 19 - 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 52 - 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 21 - 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 41 - A poet, blest beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the Proud and Great : Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in the vale of peace. Calmly he look'd on either life ; and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear ; From Nature's temperate feast rose satisfied, Thank'd Heaven that he had liv'd, and that he died.
Sivu 39 - Men drop so fast, ere life's mid stage we tread, Few know so many friends alive as dead...
Sivu 27 - 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 proper tribute to his high character and distinguished public services.
Sivu 53 - South, and calls in question the principles and conduct of the State, which I have the honor in part to represent.
Sivu 61 - Resolved, That as a particular mark of respect to the memory of the deceased, and in...
Sivu 73 - ... 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...

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