United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review

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Page 10 - The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is on agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Tennessee to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to require the attendance of absent Senators. On this question the yeas and nays have been ordered, and the clerk will call the roll.
Page 95 - May the grace of our Lord, Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost be with us this day and forever more, Amen.
Page 24 - ... we who have lived at home know the ideals with which the hearts of this people have thrilled; we know the sober convictions which have lain at the basis of our life all the time, and we know the power and devotion which can be spent in heroic ways for the service of those ideals that we have treasured. We have been allowed to become strong in the providence of God that our strength might be used to prove not our selfishness, but our greatness...
Page 90 - To The women of the Confederacy, Whose pious ministrations to our wounded soldiers Soothed the last hours of those Who died far from the objects of their tenderest love; Whose domestic labors Contributed much to supply the wants of our defenders in the field; Whose zealous faith in our cause Shone a guiding star undimmed by the darkest clouds of war; Whose fortitude Sustained them under all the privations to which they were Subjected ; Whose...
Page 23 - South there was the same love of self-government and of liberty and now we are to be an instrument in the hands of God to see that liberty is made secure for mankind. At the day of our greatest division there was one common passion among us, and that was the passion for human freedom. We did not know that God was working out in His own way the method by which we should best serve human freedom — by making this...
Page 23 - God to see that liberty is made secure for mankind. At the day of our greatest division there was one common passion among us, and that was the passion for human freedom. We did not know that God was working out in His own way the method by which we should best serve human freedom — by making this Union a great united, indivisible, indestructible instrument in His hands for the accomplishment of these great things.
Page 90 - Of Another Generation Remember That the State Taught Them How to Live and How to Die, And That from Her Broken Fortunes She Has Preserved for Her Children The Priceless Treasure of Their Memories, Teaching All Who May Claim The Same Birthright That Truth, Courage and Patriotism Endure Forever.
Page 72 - Mississippi, extending from Canada on the North, to the Gulf of Mexico on the South...
Page 89 - ... of their birth, faithful to the teachings of their fathers, constant in their love for the state, died in the performance of their duty, who have glorified a fallen cause by the simple manhood of their lives, the patient endurance of suffering, and the heroism of death, and who, in the dark hours of imprisonment, in the hopelessness of the hospital, in the short, sharp agony of the field, found support and consolation in the belief that at home they would not be forgotten.
Page 84 - Waved sword from stain as free, Nor purer sword led braver band, Nor braver bled for a brighter land, Nor brighter land had a cause so grand, Nor cause a chief 'like Lee.

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