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" 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 will become all one thing, or all the other. Either... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ... - Page 143
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1864 - 510 pages
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THE LIFE OF STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS

JAMES A. DOUGLAS - 1860
...distinguished Republican standard-bearer in these words : " In my opinion it [the slavery agitation] will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached...can not endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the house to fall, but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all...
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The Life of Stephen A. Douglas

James Washington Sheahan - Legislators - 1860 - 528 pages
...party. I will read a single extract from that speech : " In my opinion, it [the slavery agitation] will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached...believe this government can not endure permanently, hah' slave and half free. I do not expect the house to fall, but I do expect it will cease to be divided....
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THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, OF ILLINOIS, AND HON ...

1860
...dissolved; 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...slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction;...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 248 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...Slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest tn the helief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction,...
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LIVES AND SPEECHES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND HANNIBAL HAMLIN

1860
...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...slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind will rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction...
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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...slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind will rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction...
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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...slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction,...
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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...slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction,...
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Speech of Senator S. A. Douglas, on the Invasion of States: And His Reply to ...

Stephen Arnold Douglas - Slavery - 1860 - 16 pages
...free. I do not expect the house to fall but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become nil one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of...slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of uliinuite extinction;...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 248 pages
...not cease until a crisis shall have been reached and passed. ' A House dividod against itself cannot stand.' I believe this government can not endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the House to fall, but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all...
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