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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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Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 270 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 - 782 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...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 - 474 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 - 312 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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Biennial of the General Federation of Women's Clubs: Official ..., Volume 16

General Federation of Women's Clubs - 1922 - 686 pages
...we must think anew and act anew. "We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us...in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. We shall nobly save or meanly lose (lie last, best hope of earth. "Abraham Lincoln. "Europe and the Near...
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Hamilton, Lincoln & Other Addresses

Melancthon Woolsey Stryker - 1896 - 200 pages
...gates are closed ! Once more I cite Abraham Lincoln: "We cannot escape history. The fiery trial thro which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation " — to honor, noble one ! Contrasted with the achievements of mere conquerors, how poor is all their...
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History of the Republican Party in Ohio, Volume 1

Joseph Patterson Smith - 1898 - 1182 pages
...Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments). He concluded his message with this impassioned appeal: We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Character Sketch

Robert Dickinson Sheppard - Presidents - 1899 - 136 pages
...citizens, we cannot escape history! We of this Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. Born 1814. Died 1869. congress and this administration, will be remembered...pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the last generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how...
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Journal of the ... National Encampment, Volumes 33-35

Grand Army of the Republic - United States - 1899 - 1204 pages
...remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance nor insignificance can spare us. The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. The way is plain—a way which, if followed, the world will forever applaud and God must forever bless."...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900 - 276 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 tjifttiBMb The...
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