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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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Lincoln's Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the ...

Thomas E. Schneider - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 224 pages
...and act anew. We must disenthrall our selves, 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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Empire and Slavery in American Literature, 1820-1865

Eric J. Sundquist - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 262 pages
...war itself — even though true freedom for African Americans lay far in the future: 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 Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1092 pages
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 896 pages
...anew. We must disinthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history. We, of this Congress and this Administration,...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 Civil War in American Culture

Will Kaufman - History - 2006 - 209 pages
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The Best American Political Writing 2006

Royce Flippin - Political Science - 2006 - 411 pages
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The Faith of FDR -From President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Public Papers 1933-1945

Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 408 pages
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The Two Faces of Liberalism: How the Hoover-Roosevelt Debate Shapes the 21st ...

Gordon Lloyd - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 446 pages
...history that great Republican, Abraham Lincoln, said: "Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We... will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal...in honor or dishonor to the latest generation... We — even we here — hold the power and bear the responsibility. We shall nobly save or meanly lose...
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The Life And Times Of Abraham Lincoln 16th President Of The United States

L. P. Brockett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 756 pages
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Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Ian Bellany - History - 2013 - 250 pages
...for our deliberation. I quote, paraphrasing slightly: We cannot escape history. We of this meeting will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal...or another of us. The fiery trial through which we are passing will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. We say we are for Peace....
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