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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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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

John T. Morse - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 236 pages
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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

John T. Morse - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 260 pages
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Bonds of Affection: Civic Charity and the Making of America--Winthrop ...

Matthew S. Holland - Religion - 2007 - 336 pages
...agents were in the city seeking to destroy it without war — seeking to dissol[v]e 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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American Eloquence, Volume 4

Various - Reference - 2007 - 228 pages
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This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 2007 - 272 pages
...extend this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union, even by war. . . . Both parties deprecated war; but one of them would...accept war rather than let it perish. And the war came."1 These sentences have framed arguments about the causes of the Civil War for a century and a...
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Forge of Empires: Three Revolutionary Statesmen and the World They Made ...

Michael Knox Beran - History - 2007 - 496 pages
...anxiously directed to an impending civil-war. All dreaded it — all sought to avert it. ... Both sides deprecated war; but one of them would make war rather...accept war rather than let it perish. And the war came. . . . 236 • FORGE OF EMPIRES Cotton than that of James Madison and Alexander Hamilton, Lincoln invoked...
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Divine Parodies & Holy Histories: With Select Poems

Paul Hughes - Religion - 2007 - 104 pages
...who were once bitter enemies in time of war have now become one. Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would...would accept war rather than let it perish — and war came. Neither anticipated that the cause of the conflict might cease with or even before the conflict...
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Detroit's Historic Fort Wayne

James Conway, David F. Jamroz - History - 2007 - 127 pages
...Museum.) 44 Four CIVIL WAR YEARS In his second inaugural address, Abraham Lincoln reminded the nation, "but one of them would make war rather than let the...war rather than let it perish, and the war came." Civil War brought massive change to the unmanned, unarmed fort at Detroit. Thousands of soldiers passed...
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We Hold These Truths

Randall Norman Desoto - Religion - 2007 - 262 pages
...corresponding to this four years ago, all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war.... Both parties deprecated war; but one of them would...other would accept war rather than let it perish. Ami the war came. "One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally...
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Get 'Em Laughing: Public Speaking Humor, Quotes and Illustrations

E. Gene Davis - Humor - 2008
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