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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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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...that He gives to both North and South, this terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offence came, shall we discern therein any departure from...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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Head and Heart: American Christianities

Garry Wills, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Historian Garry Wills - History - 2007 - 626 pages
...God punishes the whole nation before saving the whole nation. If God wills that it [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 Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the ...

James Oakes - History - 2007 - 328 pages
...that "this mighty scourge of war" would come to a speedy end. "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 Shape of Things to Come: Prophecy and the American Voice

Greil Marcus - History - 2007 - 336 pages
...where every blessing contains its punishment, where the real civil war would and should "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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Religious Freedom and the Constitution

Christopher L.. Eisgruber, Christopher L. Eisgruber, Provost Christopher L Eisgruber, Lawrence G.. Sager, Lawrence G. Sager, Professor Lawrence G Sager - Law - 2007 - 333 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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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

James W. Loewen - Education - 2007 - 444 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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This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 2007 - 272 pages
...matter what it cost or how long it took. He served notice that, if necessary, the war would 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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Both Prayed to the Same God: Religion and Faith in the American Civil War

Robert J. Miller - History - 2007 - 243 pages
...scourge of war" to a guilty nation — North as well as South. And if God willed 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 Collected Sermons of William Sloane Coffin: The Riverside Years, Volume 1

William Sloane Coffin - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 597 pages
...to that man by whom the offense cometh!" If we shall suppose of those offenses that American Slavery is one of those offenses which, in the providence...be paid with another drawn with the sword, as was said three thousand years ago, so it must be said again "the judgments of the Lord, are true and righteous...
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The Collected Sermons of William Sloane Coffin: The Riverside Years, Volume 2

William Sloane Coffin - Religion - 2008 - 593 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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