Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Gustave Schleicher: (a Representative from Texas,) Delivered in the House of Representatives and in the Senate, Forty-fifth Congress, Third Session ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1880 - 86 páginas
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ability ADDRESS adopted American appointed believed body border born brought called character citizens civil close committee Congress constituents convictions death deceased deep departed desire devoted district duty early earnest elected entered Europe faithful father feeling foreign formed fortune frontier funeral German GUSTAVE SCHLEICHER Hall heart highest honor House of Representatives independent Indian industry intelligence interests Italy knew known labors land language late learned legislature liberty lived loss mark memory Mexico mind mourn native nature never o'clock opinions passed political popular present President principles question race received record relations remains Republic resolutions Resolved respect result San Antonio seemed Senate servant served sorrow Speaker spirit Texas thought tions true Union United whole
Página 58 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of time; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
Página 28 - That we deeply and truly sympathize with the family and friends of the deceased, and would commend them to the care of Him who has promised to be a Father to the fatherless and the widow's God.
Página 41 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Página 27 - THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the Legislature of the State of...
Página 28 - THERE is a tear for all that die, A mourner o'er the humblest grave ; But nations swell the funeral cry, And Triumph weeps above the brave. For them is Sorrow's purest sigh O'er Ocean's heaving bosom sent : In vain their bones unburied lie, All earth becomes their monument ! A tomb is theirs on every page, An epitaph on every tongue : The present hours, the future age, For them bewail, to them belong. For them the voice...
Página 70 - That the Sergeant at Arms of the House be authorized and directed to take such steps as may be necessary for carrying out the provisions of these resolutions, and that the necessary expenses in connection therewith 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.
Página 4 - Resolved, That as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased this House do now adjourn.
Página 72 - ... to sustain. Resolved. That, as a mark of respect for the memory of the deceased, the members and officers will wear the usual badge of mourning for thirty days.