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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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Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Perley Poore - United States - 1885
...assembled multitude in front of the Capitol in a full, clear tone of voice. He went on to say : '' Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would...accept war rather than let it perish. And the war came !" Then there arose a deafening shout, for the people felt that the case had been well stated, and...
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Patriotic Eloquence: Being Selections from One Hundred Years of National ...

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - Readers - 1866 - 334 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 ; but one of them would make war rather than let thp nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish: and the war came. One-eighth...
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A Drill Book in the Elements of the English Language

Edward Conant - English language - 1887 - 156 pages
...Union without war, insurgent agents were in the city seeking to divide the effects by negotiation. (9) Both parties deprecated war; but one of them would...let the nation survive; and the other would accept \var rather than let it perfsn; and the war came. .' ^ ir (10) One eighth of the whole population were...
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Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson

William O. Stoddard - 1888 - 357 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...other would accept war rather than let it perish, and Ihe war came. " One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed equally over...
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Harper's First [ -sixth] Reader, Book 5

Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin - Readers - 1889
...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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Great Words from Great Americans: The Declaration of Independence, the ...

Paul Leicester Ford - United States - 1889 - 207 pages
...agents were in the city seeking to destroy it with 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, but...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life, Public Services, Death and Great Funeral Cortege ...

John Carroll Power - 1889 - 458 pages
...to destroy it without war — seeking to dissolve the Union and divide its effects by negotiation, f Both parties deprecated war; but one of them would...accept war rather than let it perish. And the war cijme. " One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the...
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Freedom Triumphant: The Fourth Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 7

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1890 - 506 pages
...welfare of his country. Tender and pathetic his words: the Union and divide the effects by negotiations. Both parties deprecated war; but one of them would...One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves. These slaves constituted a peculiar powerful interest. All knew that this interest was somehow the...
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Freedom Triumphant: The Fourth Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 7

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1890 - 506 pages
...seeking to destroy it with war — seeking to dissolve the Union and divide the effects by negotiations. Both parties deprecated war; but one of them would...One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves. These slaves constituted a peculiar powerful interest. All knew that this interest was somehow the...
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Freedom Triumphant: The Fourth Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 7

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1890 - 506 pages
...welfare of his country. Tender and pathetic his words: the L'nion and divide the effects by negotiations. Both parties deprecated war; but one of them would...would accept war rather than let it perish ; and the warGame. One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves. These slaves constituted a peculiar...
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