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"The Senate Through the Ages"
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Drawing of Federal Hall, with horse and carriage in front.

"The Senate is indestructible. The Senate which was organized in 1789 at the inauguration of the Government abides and will continue to abide, one and the same body, until the Republic itself shall be overthrown or until time shall be no more."

-Senator George Frisbee Hoar, 1896.