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" Can aliens make treaties easier than friends can make laws? Can treaties be more faithfully enforced between aliens than laws can among friends? Suppose you go to war, you cannot fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides and no gain on either,... "
Great Debates in American History: The Civil War - Page 22
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The Shaping of America: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History ...

D. W. Meinig - History - 1986 - 656 pages
...faithfully enforced between aliens, than laws can among friends? Suppose you go to war, you cannot fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides, and...questions, as to terms of intercourse, are again upon you. After a year and a half of war, in his annual message to Congress, he used exactly the same illustration...
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My Song is My Weapon: People's Songs, American Communism, and the Politics ...

Robbie Lieberman - Music - 1989 - 201 pages
...Abe he knew right from wrong For he was honest as the day is long And these are the words he said: "This country with its institutions belongs to the people who inhabit it." This country with its Constitution belongs to us who live in it. "Whenever they shall grow weary of...
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Of the People, by the People, for the People and Other Quotations from ...

Abraham Lincoln, Peter C. Vermilyea, G. S. Boritt, Jakob B. Boritt, Deborah R. Huso - History - 1996 - 162 pages
...Lincoln, v. 3, p. 481. Rutgers University Press ( 1953, 1990). Suppose you go to war, you cannot fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides, and...questions, as to terms of intercourse, are again upon you. "First Inaugural Address," March 4, 1861, reprinted in Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, v. 4, p....
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Constitutional Rights and Powers of the People

Wayne D. Moore - Political Science - 1998 - 296 pages
...(emphasis in original). The quoted passage immediately follows a sentence in which Lincoln remarked: "This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it." 88 See ibid., at 265 and 267-69. 89 For an insightful analysis of problems of internal coherence associated...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...6340 (attributed) The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he makes so many of them. 6341 l'ih I Donjuan constitutlonal right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it. 6342...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - History - 1999 - 440 pages
...faithfully enforced between aliens than laws can among friends? Suppose you go to war, you can not fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides and...identical old questions, as to terms of intercourse, arc again upon you. This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...faithfully enforced between aliens than laws can among friends? Suppose you go to war, you can not fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides and...questions, as to terms of intercourse, are again upon you. . . . Why should there not be a patient confidence in the ultimate justice of the people? Is there...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - History - 2004 - 576 pages
...faithfully enforced between aliens than laws can among friends? Suppose you go to war, you cannot fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides, and...questions, as to terms of intercourse, are again upon you. The dominant theme in the remaining paragraphs, as it was in Jefferson's inaugural, is friendship as...
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Law, the State, and the International Community

James Brown Scott - Law - 2002 - 1052 pages
...doctrine on this subject was stated in classic terms by Abraham Lincoln in his first inaugural address: "This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever diey shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - Electronic books - 2007 - 344 pages
...its fall." — Rousseau "No man is good enough to govern another without the other's consent." — "This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. When ever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional...
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