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" These are not, however, the days of miracles, and I suppose it will be granted that I am not to expect a direct revelation. I must study the plain physical facts of the case, ascertain what is possible and learn what appears to be wise and right. "
The Lost Causes: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ... - Page 358
by Edward Alfred Pollard - 1866 - 740 pages
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...know the will of Providence in this matter. And if I can learn what it is, I will do it. These are not, however, the days of miracles, and I suppose...possible, and learn what appears to be wise and right. . . . What good would a proclamation of emancipation from me do, especially as we are now situated...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 11

1865
...know the will of Providence in this matter. And if I can learn what it is I will do it ! These are not, however, the days of miracles, and I suppose...not to expect a direct revelation. I must study the plam physical facts of the case, ascertain what is possible, and learn what appears to be wise and...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...Emancipation. He listened to the reading of their memorial, and responded in substance as follows : n their respective limits; and that the effort to...with their cons3iit, upon this continent or elsewhere ealled as a delegation on business connected with the war; but before leaving two of them earnestly...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - Confederate States of America - 1864 - 440 pages
...will do it! These are not, however, the days of miracles, aud I suppose it will be granted that I tun not to expect a direct revelation. I must study the plain physical facta of the case, ue certain what is possible, and learn what appears to be тве and right. The...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...know the will of Providence in this matter. And if I can_ learn what it is I will do it I These are not, however, the days of miracles, and I suppose...revelation. I must study the plain physical facts of the ca^p, ascertain what is possible, arid learn what appears to be wise and right. The subject is difficult,...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 11

1865
...Providence in this matter. And if I can learn what it is I will do it ! These are not, however, the days rf miracles, and I suppose it will be granted that I...revelation. I must study the plain physical facts of tho case, ascertain what is possible, and learn what appears to be wise and right." No calumny, to...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...to know the will of Providence in this matter. And if I can learn what it is I will do it! These are not, however, the days of miracles, and I suppose it will be granted that I am not to especv a direct revelation. I must study the plain physical facts of the case, ascertain what is possible,...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 653 pages
...study the plain physical facts of the case, la-certain what is possible, and learn what appears to IKJ wise and right. The subject is difficult, and good men do not agree. For Instance, tho other day four gentlemen of standing and intelligence from New York called aa adelegiitiou ou Loisiiieee...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 653 pages
...study the plain physical facts of the case, as certain what Is possible, and learn what appears to bo wise and right. The subject is difficult, and good men do not agree. For rwtiince, thu other day four gentlemen of standing and intelligence 'i - 'in New York called as adelegatioa...
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The National Tragedy: Four Sermons Delivered Before the First Congregational ...

William James Potter - Bible - 1865 - 67 pages
...interposition, for, as he says, " these are not the days of miracles " ; but through an earnest desire to " ascertain what is possible, and learn what appears to be wise and right." Events are his instructors. The spirit of Almighty Justice, unfolding its high purpose more and more...
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