Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Leland Stanford, (a Senator from California): Delivered in the Senate and House of Representatives, September 16, 1893, and February 12, 1894 ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1894 - Всего страниц: 126
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Стр. 93 - For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease. Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground; yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.
Стр. 12 - Company, its successors and assigns, for the purpose of aiding in the construction of said railroad and telegraph line to the Pacific Coast, and to secure the safe and speedy transportation of the mails, troops, munitions of war, and public stores over the route of said line of railway...
Стр. 96 - Who vice in all its pomp and power, can treat with just neglect ; And piety, though clothed in rags, religiously respect. Who to his plighted vows and trust has ever firmly stood ; And though he promise to his loss, he makes his promise good.
Стр. 95 - 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.
Стр. 12 - An act [to amend an act entitled an act] to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Стр. 58 - Grows green and broad, and takes no care, Sun-steep'd at noon, and in the moon Nightly dew-fed; and turning yellow Falls, and floats adown the air. Lo ! sweeten'd with the summer light, The full-juiced apple, waxing over-mellow, Drops in a silent autumn night. All its allotted length of days, The flower ripens in its place, Ripens and fades, and falls, and hath no toil, Fast-rooted in the fruitful soil.
Стр. 64 - Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
Стр. 96 - Tis he whose every thought and deed by rules of virtue moves, Whose generous tongue disdains to speak the thing his heart disproves.
Стр. 111 - Our toils obscure, and a' that, The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that. What though on namely fare we dine, Wear hoddin grey, and a' that : Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine, A man's a man for a' that. For a