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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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Life and Public Services of Grover Cleveland: Twenty-second President of the ...

William Uhler Hensel - Campaign biography - 1892 - 536 pages
...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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LIFE OF LINCOLN

CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN - 1892
...power and uear 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 lust, best hope of earth. Other means may succeed, this could not fail. The way is plain, peaceful,...
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Life on the Circuit with Lincoln: With Sketches of Generals Grant, Sherman ...

Henry Clay Whitney - Booksellers and bookselling - 1892 - 601 pages
...giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give and in what we preserve. We shall nobly save or meanly lose the last hope of earth. Other means may succeed ; this could not fail. The way is plain, peaceful, generous,...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1893 - 542 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." Mr. Lincoln was carrying burdens which were not apparent to the public. The country was holding him...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - Presidents - 1893 - 542 pages
...power and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the slate we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve....will forever applaud, and God must forever bless." The War Department was a part of the Administration. Why such inefficiency at Washington ? Why were...
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McClure's Magazine ..., Volume 12

1899
...power and bear the responsibi'ity. In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to tha free — honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve....will forever applaud, and God must forever bless." Nothing ever came of it, for before any of the Border States had become willing to accept the measure,...
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Abraham Lincoln

John Torrey Morse - Presidents - 1893
...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." Beautiful and impressive as was this appeal, it persuaded few or none. In fact, no effort on the President's...
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Selections from the Works of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1893 - 116 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....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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Personal Reminiscences, 1840-1890: Including Some Not Hitherto Published of ...

Lucius Eugene Chittenden - Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.). - 1893 - 434 pages
...freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free. Other means may succeed; this could not, cannot fail. The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just;...will forever applaud and God must forever bless." July 4th, 1863, after Gettysburg, the President in a proclamation of six lines announced the great...
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Personal Reminiscences, 1840-1890: Including Some Not Hitherto Published of ...

Lucius Eugene Chittenden - Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.). - 1893 - 434 pages
...freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free. Other means may succeed; this could not, cannot fail. The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just;...followed, the world will forever applaud and God must forever»bless." July 4th, 1863, after Gettysburg, the President in a proclamation of six lines announced...
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