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" A house divided against itself cannot stand." I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved; I do not expect the house to fall; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It... "
Great Debates in American History: State rights (1798-1861); slavery (1858-1861) - Page 107
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Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas ...

Abraham Lincoln, Stephen Arnold Douglas - Campaign literature - 1860 - 348 pages
...his hostility to any more slave States in this language : " Under the operation of that policy the agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly...the course of ultimate extinction; or, its advocates will push it forward until it shall become alike lawful in all the States — old as well as new, north...
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The Life, Speeches, and Public Services of Abram [sic] Lincoln: Together ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 117 pages
...I believe that this Government cannot endure permanently half slave arid half free. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South." Now you all see, from that quotation, I did...
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The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln: With a Portrait on ...

David W. Bartlett - 1860 - 356 pages
...stand.' I believe that this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South." Now you all see, from that quotation, I did...
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Lives and Speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin

Campaign biography - 1860 - 414 pages
...I do not expect the Union to dissolve ; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates will push it forward, until it shall become alike lawful in all the states, old as well as new, North...
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The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, and Hon ...

Richard Josiah Hinton - Campaign literature - 1860 - 326 pages
...I do not expect the Union to dissolve ; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents...the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates will push it forward, until it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North...
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Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1860 - 280 pages
...I do not expect the Union to dissolve ; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates will push it forward, until it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, north...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 268 pages
...free. I do not expect the House to fall, but I do expect It will cease to be divided. It will hecome all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...the course of ultimate extinction, or its advocates will push forward till it shall hecome alike lawful in all the States —old as well as new, North...
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Life of Stephen A. Douglas: United States Senator from Illinois

Henry Martyn Flint - 1860 - 457 pages
...free. I do not expect the house to fall, but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It •will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...the course of ultimate extinction, or its advocates will push forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States— old as well as new, North...
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The Life of Stephen A. Douglas

James Washington Sheahan - Legislators - 1860 - 564 pages
...free. I do not expect the house to fall, but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates will push forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the states — old as well as new, North...
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The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln: With a Portrait on ...

David W. Bartlett - Campaign literature - 1860 - 354 pages
...I do not expect the Union to dissolve ; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates will push it forward, until it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new. North...
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