Every life, no matter if its hour is rich with love and every moment jewelled with joy, will, at its close, become a tragedy as sad and deep and dark as can be woven of the warp and woof of mystery and death.
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Source Notes: Tribute to his brother Clark at his death, 1879, in Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History, ed. William Safire (1992).
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