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" Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every... "
Great Debates in American History: The Civil War - Page 279
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America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Mark A. Noll - Religion - 2002 - 640 pages
...States was as nothing compared to the mysterious will of God: "Yet, if God wills that it continue, until all the wealth piled by the bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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On the Road to Total War: The American Civil War and the German Wars of ...

Stig Förster, Jorg Nagler - History - 2002 - 720 pages
...we pray- that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet if God wills that it continue, until all the wealth piled by the bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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The Birth of the Grand Old Party: The Republicans' First Generation

Robert F. Engs, Randall M. Miller, Randall Miller - History - 2002 - 202 pages
...Taking the Oath at His Second Inauguration," Harper's Weekly, March 18, 1865. wills that it continue, until all the wealth piled by the bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Michael Beschloss - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 256 pages
...assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge not that we be not judged. The prayers of both could not be answered;...bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - Political Science - 2003 - 834 pages
...assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge not that we @_ >tI k *v P3vh o ; A $UUI ] }K { toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea that Shaped a Nation

Jim Cullen - History - 2004 - 214 pages
...idea about what this war was really about, and it seemed to be punishment for the sins of both sides: If we shall suppose that American Slavery is one of...bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn with...
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Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War

Benson Bobrick - History - 2008 - 288 pages
...shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers in a living God ascribe to Him? Fondly do we hope, fervently do we...bondman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn...
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Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President

Allen C. Guelzo - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 528 pages
..."offense"; yet he could not argue that "this terrible war" had not been given alike to both North and South, "until all the wealth piled by the bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid with another drawn...
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Stephen Vincent Benet: Essays on His Life and Work

David Garrett Izzo, Lincoln Konkle - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 256 pages
...but also to Lincoln's language in the Second Inaugural: "... if God wills that it [the war] continue, until all the wealth piled by the bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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The Deserter: Murder at Gettysburg

Jane Langton - Fiction - 2003 - 322 pages
...pray — that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn...
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