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" Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party, or any man, devised or expected. God alone can claim it. \Vhither it is tending seems plain. If God now wills the removal of a great wrong, and wills also that... "
Anecdotes of Public Men - Page 170
by John Wien Forney - 1873 - 444 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 106

1910
...are within his reach. Said Abraham Lincoln, 'I claim not to have controlled events, but confess that events have controlled me. Now at the end of three...nation's condition is not what either party or any man desired or expected.' There spoke not the dignified statesman of the academic tradition who moulds...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 11

1865
...attempt no compliment to my own sagacity. I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three...party, or any man, devised or expected. God alone can claun it. Whither it is tending seems plain. If God now wills the removal of a great wrong, and wills...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...attempt no compliment to my own sagacity. I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now at the end of three...wrong, and wills also that we of the North, as well as yon of the South, shall pay fairly for our complicity in that wrong, impartial history will find therein...
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Patriotism in Poetry and Prose: Being Selected Passages from Lectures and ...

James Edward Murdoch, Thomas Buchanan Read - Patriotic poetry, American - 1864 - 172 pages
...no compliment to my own saga-- city. I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three...claim it. Whither it is tending seems plain. If God wills the removal of a great wrong, and wills also that we of the North, as well as you of the South,...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...ANTI-SL AVERT GROWTH. C57 I claim not to have controlled events, bnt confess plainly that events liuve Greeley l>erty or any man devised or expected. God alone can claim it. Whither it is tending seems plain. If...
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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
...attempt no compliment to my own sagacity. I claim not to have controlled events, but con fan plainly that events have controlled me. Now at the end of three years* struggle, the nation's condition is m>t what either party, or any man devised, or expected. Ood alone can claim it. Whither it Is tending...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...sagacity. I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled mo. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's...wrong, and wills also that we of the North, as well us you of the South, shall pay fairly for our complicity in that wrong, impartial history will find...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ...

Frank Crosby - Presidents - 1865 - 476 pages
...attempt no compliment to my own sagacity. I claim not to have controlled events, bat confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three...removal of a great wrong, and wills also that we of 1 1m North, as well as you of the South, shall pay fairly for our complicity in that wrong, impartial...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ...

Frank Crosby - Presidents - 1865 - 476 pages
...no compliment to my own sagacity. I claim not to have controlled events,' but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three...removal of a great wrong, and wills also that we of thw North, as well as you of the South, shall pay fairly for our complicity in that wrong, impartial...
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The Life and Administration of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History ...

George Washington Bacon - Biography - 1865 - 183 pages
...statesman of the Napoleonic type. " I claim not to have controlled events, but confess " plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the " end of three...now wills the removal of a great " wrong, and wills that we of the North shall pay fairly " for our complicity in that wrong, impartial history will "...
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