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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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Willing Obedience: Citizens, Soldiers, and the Progress of Consent in ...

Elizabeth D. Samet - History - 2004 - 273 pages
...certain end if the righteous "judgments of the Lord" will that the "mighty scourge of 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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One Electorate under God?: A Dialogue on Religion and American Politics

E.J. Dionne, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Kayla Meltzer Drogosz - Religion - 2004 - 256 pages
...second inaugural of Abraham Lincoln, in March 1865: "Yet if God wills that it [the Civil 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 with another drawn...
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Breaking Silence: Pastoral Approaches for Creating an Ethos of Peace

Chad R. Abbott, Everett Mitchell - Political Science - 2004 - 324 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 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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Democracy and Its Friendly Critics: Tocqueville and Political Life Today

Peter Lawler - Political Science - 2004 - 191 pages
...toward the end of the speech, the war will simply last as long as God wants it to, which just may be 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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LINCOLN'S LAST MONTHS

William C. Harris, William Charles Harris, Professor of History William C Harris, Jr. - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 303 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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Alfred Kazin's America: Critical and Personal Writings

Alfred Kazin, Ted Solotaroff - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 592 pages
...pray — that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away, Yer, if God wills that it contmue, until all the wealth piled by the bondman's two hundred and fifty years of unreqnired toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by...
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Fear: The History of a Political Idea

Corey Robin - Philosophy - 2004 - 336 pages
...eliminating slavery, he did not speak of negative foundations or a summum malum. Instead, he promised that "all the wealth piled by the bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk," that "every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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Yet You Would Not Return to Me,

Michael P. Melon - Religion - 2004 - 268 pages
...pray—that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue, until alt the wealth piled by the bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of Mood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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Democratic Faith

Patrick Deneen - Political Science - 2009 - 388 pages
...man from whom the offence cometh!" If we shall suppose that American Slavery is one of those offenses which, in the providence of God, must needs come,...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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Sins Of The Parents: Politics Of National Apologies In The U.S.

Brian Weiner - Political Science - 2009 - 256 pages
...that He gives to both North and South, this terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offense came, shall we discern therein any departure from...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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