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" The progress of our arms, upon which all else chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself; and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future, no prediction in regard to it is ventured. "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 503
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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Sourcebook and Index: Documents that Shaped the American Nation

United States - 2003 - 342 pages
...discern: recognize ascribe: see as belonging scourge: great suffering bond-man: slave unrequited: unpaid On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago,...all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil-war. All dreaded it — all sought to avert it. While the inaugural address was being delivered...
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Ripples of Hope: Great American Civil Rights Speeches

Josh Gottheimer - History - 2003 - 502 pages
...chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself, and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future,...impending civil war. All dreaded it, all sought to avert it. While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether to saving...
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Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Michael Beschloss - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 256 pages
...chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself; and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future,...all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil-war. All dreaded it— all sought to avert it. While the inaugeral [sic] address was being delivered...
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Africans in the Americas Our Journey Throughout the World: The Long African ...

Sabas Whittaker, M.F.A. - History - 2003 - 368 pages
...reasonably satisfactorily and encouraging to all. With hope for the future, no prediction in regards to it is ventured. On the occasion corresponding to...anxiously directed to an impending civil war. All dreaded it-all sought to avert it. While the general address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether...
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My Fellow Americans: The Most Important Speeches of America's Presidents ...

Political oratory - 2003 - 337 pages
...chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself, and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future, no prediction in regard to it is ventured. "Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive, and...
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The American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - History - 2004 - 185 pages
...chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself; and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future,...impending civil war. All dreaded it — all sought to avert it. While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether to saving...
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The Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself; and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future,...all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil-war. All dreaded it — all sought to avert it. While the inaugeral [sic] address was being delivered...
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Captain America and the Crusade Against Evil: The Dilemma of Zealous Nationalism

Robert Jewett, John Shelton Lawrence - Political Science - 2004 - 392 pages
...chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself, and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to alL With high hope for the future, no prediction in regard to it is ventured." Lincoln saw no connection between the iustice of the Union's causes and the certainty of its victory....
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Uneasy Alliance: Twentieth-century American Literature, Culture and Biography

Hans Bak - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 367 pages
...held in the second inaugural that "the progress of our arms ... is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future, no prediction in regard to it is ventured." Kazin's fascination with the second inaugural centers around the fact that Lincoln refrained from official...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Speech A

Carl Schurz, James Russell Lowell, Ralph Waldo Emerson - History - 2005 - 196 pages
...chiefly depends, is as weE known to the public as to myself ; and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future,...were anxiously directed to an impending civil war. AE dreaded it ; all sought to avert it, While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place,...
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