Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Zachariah Chandler: (a Senator from Michigan), Delivered in the Senate and House of Representatives, Forty-sixth Congress, Second Session, January 28, 1880

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Stran 135 - God, Give Us Men! God, give us men! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith and ready hands; Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy; Men who possess opinions and a will; Men who have honor; men who will not lie; Men who can stand before a demagogue And damn his treacherous flatteries without winking! Tall men, sun-crowned, who live above the fog In public duty and in private thinking...
Stran 39 - ... contest for Governor of Michigan. When he entered the Senate the Democratic party bore undisputed sway in this Chamber, having more than twothirds of the entire body. The party was led by aggressive, able, uncompromising men, who played for a high stake and who played the bold game of men who are willing to cast all upon the hazard of the die. The party in opposition, to which Mr. Chandler belonged, was weak in numbers, but strong in character, intellect and influence. Seward, with his philosophy...
Stran 113 - There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats; For I am arm'd so strong in honesty, That they pass by me as the idle wind Which I respect not.
Stran 68 - Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate communicate these resolutions to the House of Representatives. Resolved, That, as an additional mark of respect to the memory of the deceased, the Senate do now adjourn.
Stran 68 - I offer the resolutions which I send to the desk. The Clerk read as follows: Resolved, That the House has heard with profound sorrow of the death of Hon.
Stran 2 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Statei of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Veterans' Pension Act Amendments of 1963".
Stran 68 - Representatives and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased. Resolved, That as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased the Senate do now adjourn.
Stran 59 - That palter with us in a double sense ; That keep the word of promise to our ear, And break it to our hope.
Stran 138 - It hung a long time in doubtful scale whether nine would agree; but when, at last, New Hampshire ratified the Constitution, it was a day of great rejoicing. My mother held me, a little boy of six years, in her arms at a window, and pointed me to the bonfires that were blazing in the streets of Exeter, and told me that the people were celebrating the adoption of the Constitution. So," said the aged statesman, " I saw the Constitution born, and I fear I may see it die.
Stran 38 - He was from the outset 272 a recognized power in the political field ; though not until his maturer years, with fortune attained and the harder struggles of life crowned with victory, would he consent to hold public position. But he was in all the fierce conflicts which raged for twenty years in Michigan, and which ended in changing the political mastery of the State. It is not matter of wonder that personal estrangements occurred in such prolonged and bitter controversy, though often without diminution...

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