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" If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions against it are themselves wrong and should be silenced and swept away. If it is right, we cannot justly object to its nationality — its universality ; if it is wrong, they cannot justly insist... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 211
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 16

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1905 - 452 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...upon its extension — its enlargement. All they ask \ve could readily grant, if we thought slavery right; all we ask they could as readily grant, if they...
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The Lincoln and Douglas Debates: In the Senatorial Campaign of 1858 in ...

Abraham Lincoln - Electronic books - 1905 - 364 pages
...conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and con- 25 stitutions against it are themselves wrong, and should be silenced...upon its extension — its enlargement. All they ask 30 we could readily grant, if we thought slavery right ; all we ask they could as readily grant, if...
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Speeches of Abraham Lincoln: Including Inaugurals and Proclamations

Abraham Lincoln - 1906 - 464 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...we ask they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking it right and our thinking it wrong is the precise fact upon which depends...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: 1858-1862

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1906 - 650 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...ask, they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking it right and our thinking it wrong is the precise fact on which depends the...
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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln

John George Nicolay - Presidents - 1906 - 612 pages
...justifiably withhold this on any ground, save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If sjavery is_right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions against it are themselves wrong, and" should tie silenced and swept away. TFIFls right, we cannot justly object : "f6~rfs~nali6rialffy— ifs" "universality...
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Letters and telegrams

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1907 - 458 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...we ask they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking it right, and our thinking it wrong, is the precise fact upon which depends...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1907 - 404 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...we ask they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking it right and our thinking it wrong is the precise fact upon which depends...
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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and presidential addresses, 1859 ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1907 - 338 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...we ask they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking \ v , it right, and our thinking it wrong, is the precise l--"•7\ fact upon...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1907 - 738 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...justly object to its nationality — its universality; 3 it is wrong, they cannot justly insist upon its extension — its enlargement. All they ask we could...
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The Speeches of Abraham Lincoln: Including Inaugurals and Proclamations

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1908 - 482 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...if we thought slavery right; all we ask they could aa readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking it right and our thinking it wrong is the...
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