Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996

John Gerring - Political Science - 2001 - 354 pages
...1896: 100). early in 1860 - one of only two major public addresses he gave in that climactic year: 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 upon which depends...
Limited preview - About this book

美囯文化与文学选集

潘绍中 - American literature - 1998 - 766 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
Snippet view - About this book

The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Ida M. Tarbell - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 572 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
No preview available - About this book

The Approaching Fury

Stephen B. Oates - History - 2009 - 522 pages
...they cannot cease to demand full national recognition of it, as a legal right, and social blessing. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...themselves wrong, and should be silenced and swept away. All they ask, we could readily grant, if we thought slavery right; all we ask, they could as readily...
Limited preview - About this book

美囯文化与文学选集

潘绍中 - American literature - 1998 - 766 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
Snippet view - About this book

The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 662 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...
Limited preview - About this book

Friends and Citizens: Essays in Honor of Wilson Carey McWilliams

Wilson C. McWilliams, Peter Dennis Bathory, Nancy Lynn Schwartz - Political Science - 2001 - 340 pages
...at some level, reach certainty and universality. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and the constitutions against it, are themselves wrong, and...justly insist upon its extension — its enlargement. . . . LET US HAVE FAITH THAT RIGHT MAKES MIGHT, AND IN THAT FAITH, LET US, TO THE END, DARE DO OUR...
Limited preview - About this book

The American Midwest: Essays on Regional History

Andrew R. L. Cayton, Susan E. Gray - History - 2001 - 270 pages
...we are sectional," he stated bluntly. "We deny it." Slavery, not sectionalism, divided the nation. "All they ask, we could readily grant, if we thought slavery right," Lincoln argued; "all we ask, they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking...
Limited preview - About this book

Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln - United States-Politics and government-1857-1861 - 1989 - 1112 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
No preview available - About this book

This Fiery Trial: The Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2002 - 260 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
No preview available - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF