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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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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1867
...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...of them would make war rather than let the nation snrvive ; and the other would accept war rather than let it perish — and the war came. One-eighth...
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Men of Our Times; Or, Leading Patriots of the Day: Being Narratives of the ...

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Professor Harriet Beecher Stowe - Generals - 1868 - 575 pages
...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,...One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distijbuted generally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part of it. These slaves constituted...
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Common School Readings: Containing New Selections in Prose and Poetry for ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1868 - 230 pages
...insurgent agents were in this city seeking to destroy it without war—seeking to dissolve the Union, and divide effects, by negotiation. Both parties deprecated...came. One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves—not distributed generally over the Union, but localized over the southern part of it. These...
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The National Handbook of Facts and Figures: Historical, Statistical ...

United States - 1868 - 407 pages
...were iu the city seeking to destroy it without war — seeking to dissolve the Union and divide the effects by negotiation. Both parties deprecated war,...than let the nation survive ; and the other would rather accept war than let it perish, and the war came. One-eighth of the whole population were colored...
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Wiley's Elocution and Oratory: Giving a Thorough Treatise on the Art of ...

Charles A. Wiley - Elocution - 1869 - 444 pages
...insurgent agents were in this city seeking to destroy it without war — seeking to dissolve the Union, and divide effects, by negotiation. Both parties deprecated...war rather than let it perish ; and the war came. 2. One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves — not distributed generally over the Union,...
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The American Popular Speaker: Designed for the Use of Schools, Lyceums ...

Josiah Rhinehart Sypher - Elocution - 1870 - 384 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 the war. To strengthen, perpetuate, and extend this interest was the object for which the insurgents...
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The Model Speaker: Consisting of Exercises in Prose and Poetry. For the Use ...

Philip Lawrence - English language - 1870 - 395 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;...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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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 34

Josiah Gilbert Holland, Richard Watson Gilder - American literature - 1887
..." peaceable secession is an utter impossibility." Or, as Lincoln put it in his second inaugural : " Both parties deprecated war ; but one of them would...other would accept war rather than let it perish." That the rime would come when the South would rejoice that the wr ended as it did, and when the North...
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - United States - 1870
...seeking to destroy the Union without war, seeking to dissolve it and divide its eflects by negotiations. Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive ; the other would accept war rather than let it perish — and war came. One eighth of the whole population...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - English prose - 1872 - 534 pages
...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...war came. One-eighth of the whole population were coloured slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localised in the southern part of it....
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