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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001 - Page 11
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...these people, I owe everything. Here I have lived for a quarter of a century, and have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been born...which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance of that Divine Being who ever attended him, I cannot succeed. With that assistance, I cannot fail....
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 13; Volume 35

Literature - 1888
...of these people, I owe everything. Here I have lived a quarter of a century, and have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been born,...which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance of that Divine Being who ever attended him, I cannot succeed. With that assistance, I cannot fail....
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New Outlook, Volume 113

1916
...of these people, I owe everything. Here I have lived a quarter of a century, and have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been born,...buried. I now leave, not knowing when or whether ever 1 may return, with a task before me greater than that which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 33

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1906
...had his hand upon the bell-rope, Mr. Lincoln stepped out upon the front platform and made the folnow leave, not knowing when or whether ever I may return,...which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance of that Divine Being who ever attended him, I cannot succeed. With that assistance I cannot fail. Trusting...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 3

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890
...of these people, I owe everything. Here I have lived a quarter of a century, and have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been born,...which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance of that Divine Being who ever attended him, I cannot succeed. With that assistance, I cannot fail....
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Abraham Lincoln: An Oration Delivered on Washington's Birthday, 1891

William Goodell Frost - 1891 - 37 pages
...of these people, I owe everything. Here I have lived a quarter of a century, and have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been born,...may return, with a task before me greater than that of Washington. Without the assistance of that Divine being who ever attended him, I cannot succeed....
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Selections from the Works of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1893 - 116 pages
...of these people I owe everything. Here I have lived a quarter of a century, and have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been born,...which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance of that Divine Being who ever attended him, I cannot succeed. With that assistance I cannot fail. Trusting...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1893 - 542 pages
...century, and have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been horn, and one of them is buried. I now leave, not knowing when or whether...which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance of that divine Being who ever attended him, I cannot succeed. With that assistance, I cannot fail....
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McClure's Magazine ..., Volume 3

American literature - 1894
...I have lived a quarter of a century, Gentlemen, I appreciate these sugges- ™d have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been born, and one is buried. I may Mr. Lincoln's words in reply were : i .-iy it_ • r, my cunaren nave ueen uorn, ami one is...
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The Altruistic Review, Volume 3

1894
...of these people, I owe everything. Here I have lived a quarter of a century, and have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been born,...which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance of that Divine Being who ever attended him, I cannot succeed. With that assistance, I cannot fail....
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