Ceremonies at the Twenty-fifth Anniversary
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, 1890 - 78 pagini
Records the ceremonies of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, organized by the Commandery of Pennsylvania, 1889-1890.
1433 Chestnut Street Abraham Lincoln Academy of Music American April 15 arms Army Art Club assembled banner battle brave Brevet Brig.-Gen Brevet Major-General RUTHERFORD Bridal Chorus Broad Captain celebration CHARLES DEVENS citizens city of Philadelphia Commandery-in-Chief Committee Companion William Comrades known conflict Constitution dead deeds extended fame FANTASIA fire Flag followed forever Fort Sumter fought glory grand greeting GREGG HAYES HEADQUARTERS COMMANDERY heart hereby tendered honor HORACE PORTER hospitality hour Jefferson Davis John League of Philadelphia lesson liberty Lieutenant-Colonel Loyal Legion loyalty Major-Gen MANDERSON Marine Band MARINE CORPS meeting memory MILITARY ORDER nation Navy NICHOLSON November 11 occasion Order at large organization passed patriotism peace Pennsylvania Commandery pleasure of presenting Potomac PROGRAMME Rebellion reception Republic resolution society Star-Spangled Banner thanks to-day to-night twenty-fifth anniversary unanimously adopted Union League United Service Club United States Marine victory visiting Companions WAGER SWAYNE West
Pagina 31 - O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done, The ship has weather'd every rack, the prize we sought is won, The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring; But O heart! heart! heart! O the bleeding drops of red, Where on the deck my Captain lies, Fallen cold and dead.
Pagina 27 - ... her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there. She mingled with its gorgeous dyes The milky baldric of the skies, And striped its pure celestial white With streakings of the morning light; Then from his mansion in the sun She called her eagle bearer down, And gave into his mighty hand The symbol of her chosen land.
Pagina 33 - Great captains, with their guns and drums, Disturb our judgment for the hour, But at last silence comes; These all are gone, and, standing like a tower, Our children shall behold his fame, The kindly-earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading praise, not blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American.
Pagina 31 - For you bouquets and ribbon'd wreaths for you the shores a-crowding, For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning; Here Captain! dear Father! This arm beneath your head! It is some dream that on the deck, You've fallen cold and dead.
Pagina 33 - I praise him not; it were too late; And some innative weakness there must be In him who condescends to victory Such as the Present gives, and cannot wait, Safe in himself as in a fate.
Pagina 33 - His was no lonely mountain-peak of mind, Thrusting to thin air o'er our cloudy bars, A sea-mark now, now lost in vapors blind ; Broad prairie rather, genial, level-lined, Fruitful and friendly for all human kind, Yet also nigh to heaven and loved of loftiest stars.
Pagina 30 - But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate—we cannot consecrate— we cannot hallow—this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us, the living...
Pagina 28 - Flag of the free heart's hope and home, By angel hands to valor given ! Thy stars have lit the welkin dome, And all thy hues were born in heaven.