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" What good would a proclamation of emancipation from me do, especially as we are now situated ? I do not want to issue a document that the whole world will see must necessarily be inoperative, like the Pope's bull against the comet. "
The Century - Page 410
1889
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...others, on a point so connected with my duty, it might be supposed He would reveal it directly to me. What good would a proclamation of emancipation from...that the whole world will see must necessarily be in-f operative like the Pope's Bull against the comet. Do not misunderstand me, because I have mentioned...
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The South as it is: Or Twenty-one Years' Experience in the Southern States ...

T. D. Ozanne - Slavery - 1863 - 306 pages
...rations, but did not seem to desire to be free. "What good, again," he says, " would a proclamation from me do, especially as we are now situated? I do not want to issue a document which, as the whole world will see, must necessarily be inoper108279 ative, like the Pope's Bull against...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 496 pages
...evident sincerity of those he was among in thfeir prayers. But we will talk over the merits of the case. What good would a proclamation of emancipation from...inoperative, like the Pope's bull against the comet 1 Would my word free the slaves, when I cannot even enforce the Constitution in the rebel States ?...
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LIFE AND CAMPAIGNS OF GEORGE B McCLELLAN

G.S. HILLARD - 1864
...urged to issue a proclamation of emancipation, he distinctly declined it, saying, among other things, " What good would a proclamation of emancipation from...necessarily be inoperative, like the Pope's bull, [1862. against the comet. Would my word free the slaves, when I cannot even enforce the Constitution...
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Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-general U. S. Army

George Stillman Hillard - Etats-Unis - 1864 - 396 pages
...urged to issue a proclamation of emancipation, he distinctly declined it, saying, among other things, " What good would a proclamation of emancipation from...see must necessarily be inoperative, like the Pope's bul". against the comet. Would my word free the slaves, when I cannot even enforce the Constitution...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...sincerity of those lie \vns among in their prayers. But we will talk over the merits of the case. " What good would a proclamation of Emancipation from...world will see must necessarily be inoperative, like tho Pope's bull against the comet. Would my word free tho slaves, when I can not even enforce tho Constitution...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...But we will talk over the merits of the case. What good would a proclamation of emancipation from mo do, especially as we are now situated ? I do not want...inoperative, like the Pope's bull against the comet I Would my word free the slaves, when I cannot even enforce the Constitution in the rebel States ?...
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Logic of History: Five Hundred Political Texts: Being Concentrated Extracts ...

Stephen D. Carpenter - Antislavery movements - 1864 - 351 pages
...fanaticism. This was but a few days previous to the issuing of the proclamation. The President said : "What good would a proclamation of emancipation from...situated? I do not want to issue a document that the world will see must necessarily be inoperative, like the Pope's bull against the comet. Would my word...
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LOGIC OF HISTORY FIVE HUNDRED POLITICAL TEXTS: BEING CONCENTRATED EXTRACT OF ...

S.D. CARPENTER - 1864
...situated? I do not want to issue a document that the world will see must necessarily be in° operative, like the Pope's bull against the comet. Would my word free the slaves, when I Ccinnot even enforce the Constitution in the rebel states? Is there a single court, or magistrate,...
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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
...mérite of the case. What good would a proclamation of emancipation from me do, especially aa we aro now situated ? I do not want to issue a document that the whulo world will see must necessarily be inoperative, like tho Pope's bull against the comet I Would...
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