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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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A Child's History of the United States, Volume 2

John Gilmary Shea - United States - 1872
...brief, solemn, and full of religious thought. Of the war, which might be regarded as closed, he said : "Both parties deprecated war ; but one of them would...war, rather than let it perish — and the war came. Neither party expected for the war the magnitude or the duration which it has already attained. Neither...
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THE NATIONAL POLITICAL MANUAL,

E. B. TREAT. - 1872
...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,...rather 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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The National Political Manual

Erastus Buck Treat - United States - 1872 - 418 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,...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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Abraham Lincoln

John Carroll Power - History - 1873
...were in the city seeking to destroy it without war — seeking to dissolve the Union and divide its effects by negotiation. Both parties deprecated war;...accept war rather than let it perish. And the war come. " One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the...
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The Presidents and Their Administrations: A Handbook of Political Parties ...

Lewis O. Thompson - 1873 - 320 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,...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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Analytical Fourth [-sixth] Reader: Containing Practical Directions for ...

Richard Edwards - 1867
...were in this city seeking to destroy it without war — seeking to dissolve the Union and divide its effects by negotiation. Both parties deprecated war ; but one of them would inako war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish...
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An Analysis of the English Language, Or, The Elements of Sentences in Their ...

Samuel Stillman Greene - English language - 1874 - 323 pages
...into its bosom. . She loved me for the dangers I had passed, And I loved her that she did pity them. Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would...war rather than let it perish ; and the war came. 753. The next step in language is to ascend from the complete sentence to the paragraph. (a.) The paragraph...
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History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, Volume 3

Henry Wilson - Slavery - 1877
...without war, while the insurgent States were plotting its destruction. Both deprecated war. he said, " but one of them would make war rather than let the...other would accept war rather than let it perish." Speaking of slavery as the cause of the struggle, he said the insurgent States sought " to strengthen,...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Godfrey Leland - 1879 - 246 pages
...saving the Union without war, insurgent agents were in the city seeking to destroy it without war. . . . Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would...it perish — and the war came. One-eighth of the population were slaves, who constituted a peculiar and powerful interest. All knew that this interest...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States

Charles Godfrey Leland - United States - 1879 - 246 pages
...saving the Union without war, insurgent agents were in the city seeking to destroy it without war. . . . Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would...it perish — and the war came. One-eighth of the population were slaves, who constituted a peculiar and powerful interest. All knew that this interest...
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