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" But this momentous question, like a fire-bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered it at once as the knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is a reprieve only, not a final sentence. A geographical... "
Logic of History: Five Hundred Political Texts: Being Concentrated Extracts ... - Page 46
by Stephen D. Carpenter - 1864 - 351 pages
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 91

England - 1862
...North from South as with the clean cut of a knifo. Upon such a division Jefferson remarked long ago, ' A geographical line, coinciding with a marked principle,...passions of men, will never be obliterated, and every irritation will make it deeper and deeper.' There is a truth in these words which gave the force to...
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Memoirs, Correspondence and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Late ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829 - 552 pages
...knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is a reprieve only, not a final sentence. A geographical line, coinciding with a marked...never be obliterated ; and every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper. I can say, with conscious truth, that there is not a man on earth who would...
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Memoirs, correspondence and private papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed. by T.J ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1829
...knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is a reprieve only, not a final sentence. A geographical line, coinciding with a marked...never be obliterated ; and every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper. I can say, with conscious truth, that there is not a man on earth who would...
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of ..., Volume 4

Thomas Jefferson - Presidents - 1830
...knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is a reprieve only, not a final sentence. A geographical line, coinciding with a marked principle, moral and political, onre conceived and held up to the angry passions of men, will never be obliterated ; and every new...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - Presidents - 1832 - 556 pages
...knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is a reprieve only, not a final sentence. A geographical line. coinciding with a marked...of men, will never be obliterated ; and every new irration will mark it deeper and deeper. I can say, with conscious truth, that there is not a man on...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - Presidents - 1832 - 556 pages
...held up to the angry passions of men, will never be obliterated ; and every new irration will mark it deeper and deeper. I can say, with conscious truth,...that there is not a man on earth who would sacrifice more-than I would to relieve us from this heavy reproach, in any practicable way. The cession of that...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 8

1848
...knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is a reprieve only, not a final sentence. A geographical line, coinciding with a marked...never be obliterated : and every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper. I can say, with conscious truth, that there is not a man on earth who would...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 23

United States - 1848
...knell of the Union. It is bushed indeed for the moment, but this is a reprieve only, not the final sentence. A geographical line coinciding with a marked...never be obliterated, and every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper. I can say with conscious truth, that there is not a man on earth who would...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 23

United States - 1848
...held up to the angry passions of men, will never be obliterated, and every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper. I can say with conscious truth, that there is not n man on earth who would sacrifice more than I would, to relieve us from this heavy reproach, in any...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 25

United States - 1849
...knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. 13ut this is a reprieve only, not a final sentence. A geographical line, coinciding with a marked...never be obliterated ; and every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper. Of one thing I am certain, that as the passage of slaves from one state...
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