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" Both parties deprecated war ; but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive ; and the other would accept war rather than let it perish. And the war came. "
Abraham Lincoln and His Presidency - Page 333
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1903
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...so bravely shed, not to break up the Union. Yet all in vain. " Both parties deprecated war; but one would make war rather than let the Nation survive; and the other would accept war inr rather than let it perish. And the war came." Lincoln did all he could to avert it, but there was...
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Abraham Lincoln: Tributes from His Associates, Reminiscences of Soldiers ...

1895 - 295 pages
...insurgent agents were in the city seeking to destroy it without war — seeking to dissolve the Union and divide effects by negotiation. Both parties deprecated...accept war rather than let it perish. And the war came. One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but...
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Washington in Lincoln's Time

Noah Brooks - Lincoln, Abraham - 1895 - 328 pages
...tones of Lincoln's voice sounded over the vast concourse. There was applause, however, at the words, "both parties deprecated war, but one of them would...would accept war rather than let it perish " ; and the cheer that followed these words lasted long enough to make a considerable pause before he added sententiously,...
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Smithdeal's Practical Grammar, Speller and Letter-writer: For Use in ...

Grace H. Smithdeal - English language - 1895 - 224 pages
...they themselves are subdivided b" a semicolon. Punctuate Both parties deprecated war butone of 1hem would make war rather than let the nation survive...accept war rather than let it perish and the war came. THE PERIOD. The Period marks the end of a sentence. Rule 1.— A period should be used at the end of...
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Hero Tales from American History

Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt - Heroes - 1895 - 335 pages
...this place, devoted altogether to saving the Union without war — seeking to dissolve the Union, and divide effects, by negotiation. Both parties deprecated...war ; but one of them would make war rather than let it perish. And the war came. One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed...
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Hero Tales from American History

Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt - United States - 1895 - 335 pages
...insurgent agents were in the city seeking to destroy it without war — seeking to dissolve the Union, and divide effects, by negotiation. Both parties deprecated...war ; but one of them would make war rather than let it perish. And the war came. One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed...
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John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate ..., Volume 1

John Sherman - United States - 1895 - 1239 pages
...he said : " Both parties deprecated war ; but one of them would make war rather than let the Union survive ; and the other would accept war rather than let it perish. And the war came." He hopefully predicted the result of the war, but he said : "Yet, if God wills that it continue until...
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Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate, and Cabinet: An ..., Volume 1

John Sherman - United States - 1895
...(361) Keferring to the condition of the controversy at the time of his former inaugural, he said : •" Both parties deprecated war ; but one of them would make war rather than let the Union survive ; and the other would accept war rather than let it perish. And the war came." He hopefully...
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Abraham Lincoln's Stories and Speeches: Including "Early Life Stories ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1896 - 477 pages
...agents were in the city seeking to destroy it without war—seeking to dissolve the Union and divide the effects by negotiation. Both parties deprecated war;...accept war rather than let it perish; and the war came. "One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union,...
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Smithdeal's Practical Grammar

Grace H. Smithdeal - 1895
...sentence should be separated by a colon, if they themselves are subdivided by a semicolon. Punctuate. Both parties deprecated war but one of them would...accept war rather than let it perish and the war came. THE PERIOD. The Period marks the end of a sentence. Rule 1.— A period should be used at the end of...
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