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" Physically speaking, we cannot separate. We cannot remove our respective sections from each other, nor build an impassable wall between them. A husband and wife may be divorced, and go out of the presence and beyond the reach of each other ; but the different... "
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. - Page 34
by JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1867
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Silent Film and the Triumph of the American Myth

Paula Marantz Cohen - Performing Arts - 2001 - 234 pages
...impassable wall between 30 them. A husband and wife may be divorced, and go out of the presence, and beyond the reach of each other; but the different parts of our country cannot do this. They cannot but remain face to face; and intercourse, either amicable or hostile, must...
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Abraham Lincoln, Public Speaker

Waldo W. Braden - History - 1993 - 119 pages
...impassable wall between them. A husband and wife may be divorced, and go out of the presence, and beyond the reach of each other; but the different parts of our country cannot do this. They cannot but remain face to face; and intercourse, either amicable or hostile, must...
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Empire for Liberty: Melville and the Poetics of Individualism

Wai Chee Dimock - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 250 pages
...impassable wall between them. A husband and wife may be divorced and go out of the presence and beyond the reach of each other, but the different parts of our country cannot do this." Indeed, if the integrity of that allegorical personhood were to be violated, if the...
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One United People: The Federalist Papers and the National Idea

Edward Millican - History
...speaking, we cannot separate. ... A husband and wife may be divorced, and go out of the presence and beyond the reach of each other, but the different parts of our country cannot do this. They cannot but remain face to face, and intercourse, either amicable or hostile, must...
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Methods of Rhetorical Criticism: A Twentieth-century Perspective

Bernard L. Brock, Robert Lee Scott, James W. Chesebro - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 518 pages
...impassable wall between them. A husband and wife may be divorced, and go out of the presence, and beyond the reach of each other; but the different parts of our country cannot do this. They cannot but remain face to face; and intercourse, either amicable or hostile, must...
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The Shaping of America: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History ...

D. W. Meinig - History - 1986 - 656 pages
...impassable wall between them. A husband and wife may be divorced, and go out of the presence, and beyond the reach of each other; but the different parts of our country cannot do this. They cannot but remain face to face; and intercourse, either amicable or hostile, must...
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Constituting Americans: Cultural Anxiety and Narrative Form

Priscilla Wald, Professor of English and Women's Studies Priscilla Wald - History - 1995 - 390 pages
...impassable wall between them. A husband and wife may be divorced, and go out of the presence, and beyond the reach of each other; but the different parts of our country cannot do this. They cannot but remain face to face; and intercourse, either amicable or hostile, must...
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Of the People, by the People, for the People and Other Quotations from ...

Abraham Lincoln, Peter C. Vermilyea, G. S. Boritt, Jakob B. Boritt, Deborah R. Huso - History - 1996 - 162 pages
...impassable wall between them. A husband and wife may be divorced, and go out of the presence, and beyond the reach of each other; but the different parts of our country cannot do this. They cannot but remain face to face; and intercourse, either amicable or hostile, must...
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A Short History of the Civil War: Ordeal by Fire

Fletcher Pratt - History - 1997 - 426 pages
...in all the states. "Physically speaking, we cannot separate. The different parts of our country must remain face to face, and intercourse, either amicable...hostile, must continue between them. Is it possible to make that intercourse more advantageous after separation than before? Can aliens make treaties easier...
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The Strange Sad War Revolving: Walt Whitman, Reconstruction, and the ...

Luke Mancuso - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 152 pages
...keeping the Union whole: "A husband and wife may be divorced and go out of the presence and beyond the reach of each other; but the different parts of our country cannot do this. They cannot but remain face to face, and intercourse, either amicable or hostile, must...
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