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" Must a government of necessity be too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence? "
Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ... - Page 122
by Frank Crosby - 1865 - 476 pages
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Abraham Lincoln, an Essay

Carl Schurz - 1891 - 117 pages
...message to Congress he defined it in admirably pointed language : " Must a government be of necessity too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ? Is there in all republies this inherent weakness ? " This question he answered in the name of the...
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Abraham Lincoln: An Essay

Carl Schurz - 1891 - 117 pages
...message to Congress he defined it in admirably pointed language : " Must a government be of necessity too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ? Is there in all republies this inherent weakness ? " This question he answered in the name of the...
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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

John Torrey Morse - 1893
...government upon the earth. It forces us to ask: Is there in all Republics this inherent fatal weakness? Must a government of necessity be too strong for the...people, or too weak to maintain its own existence? " The Constitution of the Confederacy was a paraphrase with convenient adaptations of the Constitution...
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McClure's Magazine ..., Volume 12

1899
...same people — can or can not maintain its territorial integrity against its own domestic foes. . . . So viewing the issue, no choice was left but to call...the war power of the government ; and so to resist force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. This was not Mr. Lincoln's view...
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Socialism and the American Spirit

Nicholas Paine Gilman - Christian socialism - 1893 - 376 pages
...requisite. Lincoln's question means far more now than when he uttered it: "Must a government be of necessity too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence? Is there in all republics this inherent weakness ? " One important matter here is the simple size of...
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Socialism and the American Spirit

Nicholas Paine Gilman - Christian socialism - 1893 - 376 pages
...requisite. Lincoln's question means far more now than when he uttered it: "Must a government be of necessity too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence ? Is there in all republics this inherent weakness ? " One important matter here is the simple size...
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Coronado's Journey to New Mexico and the Great Plains: 1540-42

George Parker Winship - Southwest, New - 1894 - 15 pages
...upon the earth. It forces us to ask: " Is there, in all republics, this inherent and fatal weakness?" "Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...the war power of the government ; and so to resist force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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Complete Works, Volume 6

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...upon the earth. It forces us to ask: "Is there, in all republics, this inherent and fatal weakness?" "Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...the war power of the government; and so to resist force employed for its destruction, by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...the earth. It forces us to ask : " Is there, in all republics, this inherent and fatal weakness ? " " Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...the war power of the government, and so to resist force employed for its destruction by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865, Volume 64

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1894 - 237 pages
...the earth. It forces us to ask: " Is there, in all republics, this inherent and fatal weakness ? " " Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for...the war power of the government, and so to resist force employed for its destruction by force for its preservation. The call was made, and the response...
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