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" Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance or insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 407
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

John Torrey Morse - 1893
...administration, will [shall] be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignif1cance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save the Union. The...
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Abraham Lincoln

John Torrey Morse - Presidents - 1893
...and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. "Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this administration, will [shall] be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare...
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Words of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1898 - 57 pages
...anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save the Union. The...
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The Table Talk of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 154 pages
...national boundary upon which to divide." • SECOND ANNUAL MESSAGE, DEC. I, 1862. " Fellow Citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save the Union. The...
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The Presidents of the United States 1789-1894

James Grant Wilson - Presidents - 1894 - 526 pages
...done by constitutional action, concluding his message with this impassioned appeal: "Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this congress and...through which we pass will light us down in honor or in dishonor to the latest generation. We — even we here — hold the power and bear the responsibility....
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...reunion, however much of blood and treasure the separation might have cost. . . . Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and...trial through which we pass will light us down, in honour or dishonour, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget...
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Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...reunion, however much of blood and treasure the separation might have cost. . . . Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and...trial through which we pass will light us down, in honour or dishonour, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and...fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, LETTERS AND STATE PAPEBS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN 277 I in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We...
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Lectures and Sermons

William James Potter - Sermons, American - 1895 - 372 pages
...rise with the occasion . . . We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. . . . No personal significance or insignificance can spare...honor or dishonor to the latest generation. . . . We — even we here — hold the power and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the slave we...
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Discovery of America

Jacob Abbott - Indians of North America - 1860
...anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save the Union. The...
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