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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
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The Lives and Graves of Our Presidents

George Sumner Weaver - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1884 - 600 pages
...opening : "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...until a crisis shall have been reached and passed. 1A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this government cannot endure permanently...
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Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 588 pages
...: "If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth...operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not cased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion it will not cease until a crisis shall have been...
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Representative American Orations to Illustrate American Political ..., Volume 3

Alexander Johnston - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1884 - 430 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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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William O. Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 536 pages
...and 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...policy, that agitation has not only not ceased but has continually augmented. In my opinion it will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached and passed....
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William O. Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 540 pages
...and 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...policy, that agitation has not only not ceased but has continually augmented. In my opinion it will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached and passed....
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...and 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...policy, that agitation has not only not ceased but has continually augmented. In my opinion it will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached and passed....
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Campaign of '84: Biographies of James G. Blaine, the Republican Candidate ...

Thomas Valentine Cooper - Political parties - 1884 - 530 pages
...were : " 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...object, and confident promise of putting an end to the slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased,...
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Why I Am a Republican: A History of the Republican Party, a Defense of Its ...

George Sewall Boutwell - Presidential candidates - 1884 - 264 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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Campaign of '84: Biographies of S. Grover Cleveland, the Democratic ...

Benjamin La Fevre, Benjamin Le Fevre - Political parties - 1884 - 532 pages
...and whither we are tending, we could better jud'_ r e what to do, and how to do it. We are now fur into the fifth year, since a policy was initiated...object, and confident promise of putting an end to the -lavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased,...
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Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 604 pages
...broad in its abolitionism as to cover the whole ground. " 'In my opinion it (the slavery agitation) will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached and passed. 'A house divided against itself can not stand.' I believe this Government can not endure permanently half slave and half free. I do...
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