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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... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: For the Young Man and the Sabbath School - Page 150
by William Cunningham Gray - 1868 - 200 pages
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 944 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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The Darkest Dawn: Lincoln, Booth, and the Great American Tragedy

Thomas Goodrich - History - 2005 - 374 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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The Lincolns in the White House: Four Years That Shattered a Family

Jerrold M. Packard - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 290 pages
...quickly. But in the address's most profound words, he said that if "God wills that [the war] 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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The American Civil War: An Anthology of Essential Writings

Ian Frederick Finseth - History - 2006 - 629 pages
...offenses come; but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh!" If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offenses which, in the providence...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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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...that He gives to both North and South this terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offeuse came, shall we discern therein any departure from...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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Reconstructing the Fourth Amendment: A History of Search and Seizure, 1789-1868

Andrew E. Taslitz - Law - 2006 - 363 pages
...sin of slavery.38 Declared Lincoln, if God willed the war to continue until all the wealth piled up by the bond-man's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited...be paid with another drawn with the sword, as was said three thousand years ago, so still must it be said, " 'the judgments of the Lord are true and...
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As a Tale That Is Told

Wayne Drayer - Religion - 2006 - 192 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 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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Reparations: Pro and Con

Alfred L. Brophy - Social Science - 2006 - 312 pages
...slavery draw on Lincoln's second inaugural address, in which he wonders whether the war will 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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The Civil War as a Theological Crisis

Mark A. Noll - History - 2006 - 216 pages
...as nothing compared to the mysterious purposes of God: "Yet, 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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The Protestant Experience in America

Amanda Porterfield - Religion - 2006 - 243 pages
...Petjuod, Lincoln declared in his Second Inaugural Address that "if God wills" the war to "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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