The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 2, July 1898 - April, 1899 Page: 20
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20 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
among those who lived and labored for this great commonwealth
and its permanent happiness. All around us are the scenes in which
he wrought out the manifold purposes of a life devoted to the lofty
ideals of jurisprudence, statecraft, and education. On yonder hill,
the splendid fabric .and colossal beauty of la capitol, reared by his
provident and practical care, enshrines the memories of his patriot-
ism and typifies the enduring usefulness of his career. In these
walls we may hear even yet the echoes of his footsteps and recall the
sound of his voice, raised so often in behalf of youth and its noblest
aspirations. These physical and tangible monuments, and memorials
of his great mind and heart, bring welcome messages of his well-
spent days; but the abiding tribute to his fame and influence is
written in the table of laws he illumined by his learning, in the
institutions of social life perfected by his patient skill, in the grate-
ful remembrance of the people he served so faithfully and loved
so well, and in the splendid prowess of the State whose grandeur
was the dream of his youth, the purpose of his manhood, and the
pride of his old age.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 2, July 1898 - April, 1899, periodical, 1898/1899; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101011/m1/24/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.