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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 Kingdom of Heaven: What it Is, where it Is, and the Duty of American ...

Jesse Henry Jones - Kingdom of God - 1871 - 362 pages
...alone, but for all mankind. Said Mr. Lincoln in his annual message to Congress, December 1st, 1862 : "We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last, best hope of earth." Thus our highest official, in one of the most important of state papers, officially declared that we...
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Speeches on Political Questions [1850-1868]

George Washington Julian - Civil rights - 1872 - 472 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....may succeed ; this could not fail. The way is plain, peaceful/generous, just, — a way which, if followed, the world will forever applaud, and God must...
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The Civil Government of the States: And the Constitutional History of the ...

Patrick Cudmore - Constitutional history - 1875 - 262 pages
...afterwards, three-fourths of the states." "In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve....earth. Other means may succeed; this could not fail." Comment is unnecessary. Before the war, the complaint of the South was that the Lincoln party wanted...
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Young Folks' History of the United States

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - Indians of North America - 1875 - 370 pages
...President thus explained this act : — " 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. . . . The way is plain, peaceful, glorious, just, — a way, which, if followed, the world will forever...
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A complete history of the great rebellion; or, The civil war in the United ...

James Moore (M.D.) - 1875
...down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just—a way which, if followed, the world will forever applaud, and God must forever bless." In the report of the Secretary of the Treasury, Salmon P. Chase, distinguished for his able management...
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The History of Liberty: A Paper Read Before the New York Historical Society ...

John F. Aiken - Europe - 1877 - 163 pages
...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....of earth. Other means may succeed ; this could not, cannot fail. The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just — a way which if followed, the world will...
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A Book of American Explorers

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - America - 1877 - 367 pages
...President thus explained this act : — "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. ... The way is plain, peaceful, glorious, just, — a way, which, if followed, the world will forever...
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The History of Liberty: A Paper Read Before the New York Historical Society ...

John F. Aiken - Europe - 1877 - 163 pages
...Other means may succeed ; this could not, cannot fail. The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just—a way which if followed, the world will forever applaud, and God must forever bless. Dec. 1st, 1862. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. CONTENTS OF APPENDIX. 1. Changes in Europe and elsewhere since the...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1882 - 655 pages
...the ğlave we amure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. Wo shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last, best hope of earth. Other шеапэ may succeed ; this could not fail. The way is plain, peaceful, geucrous, just — a way...
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LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. JAMES G. BLAINE

H.J. Ramsdell - 1884
...the President thus explains this act: "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. * * * The way is plain, peaceful, glorious, just—a way which, if followed, the world will forever...
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