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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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Portraits and Principles of the World's Great Men and Women with Practical ...

William C. King - Biography - 1900 - 682 pages
...as a reformer might have done. Hear him as he pleads for the support of Congress. " Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and...in 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 assure...
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A Century of American Diplomacy: Being a Brief Review of the Foreign ...

John Watson Foster - United States - 1900 - 556 pages
...wisdom, and, with an evident consciousness of the greatness of the deed, he closed with these words : " The fiery trial through which we pass will light us...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. . . . We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last, best hope of earth. The way is plain, peaceful, generous,...
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The Peace Conference at The Hague: And Its Bearings on International Law and ...

Frederick William Holls - Arbitration (International law) - 1900 - 606 pages
...statesman, Abraham Lincoln, ' we cannot escape history. \Ve, of this Conference and of this Committee, will be remembered in spite of ourselves — no personal...or insignificance can spare one or another of us.' chapter v Let me ask the honorable members of this Committee Speech of Mr. to approach the question...
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Journal, Volumes 34-35

Grand Army of the Republic - 1901 - 738 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 appland and God must forever...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: His Early History, Political Career, Speeches in ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett, Charles Walter Brown - Presidents - 1902 - 888 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,...in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We tay 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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Abraham Lincoln: A Character Sketch

Robert Dickinson Sheppard - 1903 - 180 pages
...anew, and act anew. We must disenthral ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history! We of this congress and...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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Abraham Lincoln and His Presidency, Volume 2

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1904 - 536 pages
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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 8

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1905 - 438 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 Past as Liberation from History

Scott P. Culclasure - History - 1999 - 170 pages
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1863: The Rebirth of a Nation

Joseph Edward Stevens - History - 1999 - 478 pages
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