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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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The American Journal of Sociology, Volume 15

Albion W. Small, Ellsworth Faris, Ernest Watson Burgess, Herbert Blumer, Everett Cherrington Hughes - Electronic journals - 1910 - 894 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...wrong, they cannot justly insist upon its extension. All they ask we could readily grant, if we thought slavery right; all we ask they could as readily...
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Portrait Life of Lincoln: Life of Abraham Lincoln, the Greatest American

Francis Trevelyan Miller, Edward Bailey Eaton - Presidents - 1910 - 192 pages
...justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is rignt, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions against it...its universality; if it is wrong, they cannot justly ins1st upon its extension — its enlargement. All they ask we could readily grant, if we thought slavery...
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN

abraham lincoln - 1910 - 694 pages
...intense convictions is best shown by a brief extract from his Cooper Institute speech in New York : "If slavery Is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...should be silenced and swept away. If it is right, we (the North) cannot justly object to its nationality — its universality; if it is wrong, they (the...
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Lincoln and Herndon

Joseph Fort Newton - 1910 - 416 pages
...those fathers gave it, be, not grudgingly, but fully and fairly maintained. . . . All they (the South) ask we could readily grant, if we thought slavery...we ask they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. ... It is exceedingly desirable that all parts of this great Confederacy shall be at peace...
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Lincoln and Herndon

Joseph Fort Newton - 1910 - 416 pages
...those fathers gave it, be, not grudgingly, but fully and fairly maintained. . . . All they (the South) ask we could readily grant, if we thought slavery...we ask they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. . . . It is exceedingly desirable that all parts of this great Confederacy shall be at peace...
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Abraham Lincoln; the Tribute of a Century, 1809-1909: Commemorative of the ...

Nathan William MacChesney - 1910 - 654 pages
...against it are themselves wrong, and should be silenced and swept away. If it is right, we (the North) cannot justly object to its nationality — its universality; if it is wrong, they (the South) cannot justly insist upon Its extension — its enlargement. All they ask we could readily...
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Abraham Lincoln; the Tribute of a Century, 1809-1909: Commemorative of the ...

Nathan William MacChesney - 1910 - 664 pages
...to the conscience of the nation. "If slavery," he said, "is right ... we cannot justly object to ita nationality — its universality; if it is wrong, they cannot justly insist upon ita extension — its enlargement. All they ask we could readily grant, if we thought slavery right;...
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Selections from the Letters, Speeches, and State Papers of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1911 - 170 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our 30 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 5 fact upon which depends...
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Noted Speeches of Abraham Lincoln: Including the Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Abraham Lincoln - 1911 - 140 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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Abraham Lincoln: His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1946 - 902 pages
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