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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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The Darkest Dawn: Lincoln, Booth, and the Great American Tragedy

Thomas Goodrich - History - 2005 - 374 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;...
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Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered

John Channing Briggs - History - 2005 - 370 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. (8.332) Lincoln's strangely exaggerated decorum allows him to refrain from directly taking credit for...
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Reconstruction: A Primary Source History of the Struggle to Unite the North ...

Timothy Flanagan - History - 2004 - 64 pages
...TRANSCRIPTIONS Page 13: President Lincoln's second inaugural address Transcription excerpt Fellow Countrymen: 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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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - History - 2005 - 284 pages
...glared at the man he felt had ruined the South, the only worthwhile civilization on the continent. "On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago, all thoughts were anxiously directed toward an impending civil-war. "All dreaded it — all sought to avert it...Both parties deprecated...
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From Perception to Meaning: Image Schemas in Cognitive Linguistics

Beate Hampe, Joseph E. Grady - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 485 pages
...to the public as to myself, and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. [5] With high hope for the future, no prediction in regard to it is ventured. [6] On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 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 American Civil War: An Anthology of Essential Writings

Ian Frederick Finseth - History - 2006 - 629 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 Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2006 - 265 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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Reconstruction

Adriane Ruggiero - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 103 pages
...the war's end in little more than a month and reached out to all Americans. FELLOW-COUNTRYMEN: ... On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago...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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Quick Hits for Educating Citizens

James L. Perry, Steven Jones - Education - 2006 - 168 pages
...divisions of personality. (Triple appeal elements are embedded in italics, below). Lincoln avowed: On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago,...were anxiously directed to an impending civil war (impulse). All dreaded it — all sought to avert it (impulse). While the inaugural address was being...
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