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" We, even we here, hold the power and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save or meanly lose the last best hope of earth. "
Anecdotes of Public Men - Page 171
by John Wien Forney - 1873 - 444 pages
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The Third Battalion Mississippi Infantry and the 45th Mississippi Regiment ...

David Williamson - History - 2004 - 445 pages
...the 37th Congress, Lincoln said: In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve....nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best, hope of earth.3 Back east, however, things began to look up for the Confederacy on the military front as, on...
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The American Creed: A Biography of the Declaration of Independence

Forrest Church - History - 2003 - 180 pages
...dishonor, to the latest generation. ... In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve....shall nobly save, or meanly lose the last, best hope on earth." Refired but not refashioned in the furnaces of war, the American Creed thus received its...
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Lincoln Reshapes the Presidency

Lincoln Symposium (2001, Lincoln Memorial University) - History - 2003 - 236 pages
...trial through which we pass, will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.... We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last, best hope of earth.... The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present.... In giving freedom to the slave,...
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

History - 2003 - 240 pages
...trial through which we pass, will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. . . . We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best, hope of earth. . . . The way ... if followed, the world will forever applaud, and God must forever bless." Lincoln's...
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Shelby Foote and the Art of History: Two Gates to the City

James Panabaker - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 238 pages
...power and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve....will forever applaud, and God must forever bless" (CW 1.810). Indeed, the paradoxes of human action in relation to the process of history form a central...
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Treasury of Presidential Quotations

William J. Federer - Reference - 2004 - 500 pages
...DECEMBER I, I862, SECOND ANNUAL MESSAGE: "In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve....the world will forever applaud and God must forever bless."i85 ABRAHAM LINCOLN, MARCH 30, I863, IN A PROCLAMATION OF A NATIONAL DAY OF HUMILIATION, FASTING...
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Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered

John Channing Briggs - History - 2005 - 370 pages
...power, and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve....will forever applaud, and God must forever bless. (5.537) Throughout his early oratorical career, Lincoln used such powerful phrasing sparingly, most...
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Indivisible: Uniting Values for a Divided America

Martha Zoller - History - 2005 - 206 pages
...midnineteenth-century Americans, "In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve....save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth. Similarly, President Kennedy said, "let every nation know, whether it wished us well or ill, that we...
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Lincoln and the Radicals

Thomas Harry Williams - Biography & Autobiography - 1941 - 413 pages
...spare "both races from the evils of sudden derangement." Such a scheme, the president claimed, was "plain, peaceful, generous, just— a way which if...the world will forever applaud and God must forever bless."3 The radicals listened to the reading of the message with amazement and anger. Garf1eld, still...
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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - History - 2005 - 284 pages
...assure freedom to the free...We shall nobly save or meanly lose, the last best, hope of earth...The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just — a way which, if followed, the world will forever, and God must forever bless." Lincoln periodically confided to his secretary, Noah Brooks, that he was...
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