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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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Cassell's History of the United States, Volume 3

Edmund Ollier - United States - 1874 - 676 pages
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A complete history of the great rebellion; or, The civil war in the United ...

James Moore (M.D.) - 1875 - 582 pages
...new, we must think and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. We cannot escape history. We, of this Congress, and...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,...
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Anecdotes of Public Men, Volume 1

John Wien Forney - Statesmen - 1873 - 452 pages
...anew. We must disenthral ourselves, and then we shall save our country. " Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history. We, of this Congress and this Administration,...The fiery trial through which we pass will light us clown, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1882 - 680 pages
...and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, vu cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this...in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We lay we aie for the Union. The wor d will not. forget that we say this. We know how to gave the Union....
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln

Charles Maltby - 1884 - 340 pages
...the session. The following is an extract from the closing part of his message : "Fellow-citizens — We cannot escape history. We of this Congress and...remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance pr insignificance can spare one or the other of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light...
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Proceedings of the Reunion Society of Vermont Officers, ... with ..., Volume 2

Reunion Society of Vermont Officers - Local history - 1906 - 412 pages
...we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves and then we shall save the country. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us...in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We, even here, hold the power and bear the responsibility." What an earnestness in these stirring words;...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

Isaac N. Arnold - Illustrated books - 1885 - 482 pages
...efforts. " We cannot," says he, " escape history. We will be remembered in spite of ourselves. * * * * The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation."9 In the midst of the war, we pause to give a history of this thirteenth, and far most...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1134 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 Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 912 pages
...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. '...
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