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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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The German-American Encounter: Conflict and Cooperation Between Two Cultures ...

Frank Trommler, Elliott Shore - History - 2001 - 344 pages
...answered, and therefore he issued a warning to his country: Yet, 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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Getting Over Equality: A Critical Diagnosis of Religious Freedom in America

Steven D. Smith - Law - 2001 - 214 pages
...a speedy end must defer to this larger faith. Consequently, "if God wills that [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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A Hubert Harrison Reader

Hubert Harrison, Jeffrey B. Perry - History - 2001 - 473 pages
...we pray, that the terrible 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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Chaim Perelman

Alan G. Gross, Ray D. Dearin - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 166 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 by the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln: Competing Perspectives on Two ...

William D. Pederson, Frank J. Williams, Michael R. Williams - History - 2003 - 287 pages
...matter of slavery. In his second inaugural address in 1865, he said that if the savage war must 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 by the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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Reading Communities Reading Scripture: Essays in Honor of Daniel Patte

Daniel Patte, Gary A. Phillips, Nicole Wilkinson Duran - Religion - 2002 - 393 pages
...explains its immense suffering as the work of Divine Justice: "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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A History of Hope: When Americans Have Dared to Dream of a Better Future

James W. Fraser, NA NA - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 347 pages
...war began, unlike many northerners, he would not compromise with the South even if the war continued "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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Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime

Eliot A. Cohen - History - 2002 - 288 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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Comforting the Fearful: Listening Skills for Caregivers

Leroy T. Howe - Medical - 2003 - 162 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 every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn with...
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Righteous Armies, Holy Cause: Apocalyptic Imagery and the Civil War

Terrie Dopp Aamodt - History - 2002 - 236 pages
...entirely because of God's grace, not from any human merit. God could conceivably will the war to continue "until all the wealth piled by the bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil... and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn with the...
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