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" We are now far into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented.... "
Great Debates in American History: State rights (1798-1861); slavery (1858-1861) - Page 107
edited by - 1913
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Men of Our Times; Or, Leading Patriots of the Day: Being Narratives of the ...

Harriet Beecher Stowe - Generals - 1868 - 606 pages
...Convention: — If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and. how to do it. We are now far into the...until a crisis shall have been reached and passed. 4A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this government cannot endure permanently...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 20; Volume 42

Literature - 1891 - 1016 pages
...memorable words: If we could first know where we are and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth...initiated, with the avowed object and confident promise of pulling an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only...
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The Struggle of '72: The Issues and Candidates of the Present Political ...

Everett Chamberlin - Campaign literature - 1872 - 568 pages
...CONVENTION : " If we could first know where we are and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth...Under the operation of that policy, that agitation not only has not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion it will not cease until a crisis...
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The Struggle of '72: The Issues and Candidates of the Present Political Campaign

Everett Chamberlin - Campaign literature - 1872 - 586 pages
...CONVENTION : " If we could first know where we are and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth...Under the operation of that policy, that agitation not only has not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion it will not cease until a crisis...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as ..., Volume 2

Ward Hill Lamon, Chauncey F. Black - 1872 - 604 pages
...whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far on into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with...Under the operation of that policy, that agitation had not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis...
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Memoir of Roger Brooke Taney, LL.D.: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of ...

Samuel Tyler - Electronic books - 1872 - 674 pages
...which nominated him for the Senate of the United States : " In iny opinion, it [slavery agitation] will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached...passed. A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this Government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as ..., Volume 2

Ward Hill Lamon, Chauncey F. Black - 1872 - 630 pages
...promise of putting an end to •lavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy, that agitation had not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented....my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall hare been reached and passed. " A house divided against itself cannot stand." I believe this Government...
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Republicanism in America: A History of the Colonial and Republican ...

Rolander Guy McClellan - United States - 1872 - 653 pages
...economy, unity and brothorly love." ABRAHAM LINCOLN, On June 17th, 1858, speaking of Slavery, said : " In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall have been leached and passed. 'A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this Government cannot...
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History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, Volume 2

Henry Wilson - Slavery - 1874 - 754 pages
...hand : " If we could first know where we are and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth...passed. ' A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union...
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A Complete History of Illinois from 1673 to 1873: Embracing the Physical ...

Alexander Davidson, Bernard Stuvé - Illinois - 1874 - 978 pages
...could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge whatto do, aud how to do it. "We are now far into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with the anneal object, and eonjiu/ait promise, of putting an end to slavery agitation. '•Under the operation...
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