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" Constitution was the organic law. Was it possible to lose the nation and yet preserve the Constitution ? " By general law, life and limb must be protected ; yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life ; but a life is never .wisely given to save... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ... - Page 282
by Frank Crosby - 1865 - 476 pages
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Public Services

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1865 - 216 pages
...words of manly defence, saying, in April, 1864, " Was it possible to lose the nation, and yet preBerve the Constitution ? By general law, life and limb must...but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures otherwise unconstitutional might become lawful by becoming indispensable to the...
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1865
...the best of my ability, imposed npon me the duty of preserving, by every indispensable means, that Government — that Nation, of which that Constitution...Constitution ? By general law life and limb must be protected ; vet often a limb must be amputated to save a life : but a life is never wisely given to save a limb....
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...the best of my ability, imposed upon.me the duty of preserving, by every indispensable means, that government, that nation, of which that Constitution...the Constitution? By general law, life and limb must bo protected; yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life; but a life is never wisely given to...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...the best of my ability, imposed upon me the duty of preserving, by every indispensable means, that government, that nation, of which that Constitution...the Constitution? By general law, life and limb must bo protected; yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life; but a life is never wisely given to...
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The Martyr's Monument: Being the Patriotism and Political Wisdom of Abraham ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1885 - 297 pages
...the best of my ability, imposed upon me the duty of preserving, by every indispensable means, that government — that nation, of which that Constitution...yet preserve the Constitution ? By general law, life ana, limb must be protected ; yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life ; but a life is never...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...possible to lose the nation and yet preserve the Constitution? By general law, life and limb must bo protected; yet often a limb must be amputated to save...but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures, otherwise unconstitutional, might become lawful, by becoming indispensable to the...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 11

1865
...to the best of my ability imposed upon me the duty of preserving, by every indispensable means, that government, that nation, of which that Constitution...lose the nation and yet preserve the Constitution 'I By general law, life and limb must be protected ; yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life...
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Our Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln: Voices from the Pulpit of New York ...

William R. Williams, Henry Ward Beecher, Henry Whitney Bellows, Stephen Higginson Tyng, Charles Seymour Robinson, William Ives Budington, John McClintock, Abram Newkirk Littlejohn, Theodore Ledyard Cuyler, Joseph Parrish Thompson, James Eells, Elbert Stothoff Porter, Ebenezer Platt Rogers, Samuel Dickinson Burchard, Joel Edson Rockwell, Samuel Thayer Spear, Robert Lowry, Albert Sanford Hunt, William Adams, Henry J. Fox, George Bancroft, Henry Boynton Smith, Matthew Simpson - 1865 - 420 pages
...if labor had not first existed ;" " In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free;" "Often a limb must be amputated to save a life ; but a life is never wisely given to save a limb ;" — what volumes of philosophy, of history, of political economy, of legal and ethical science are...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Presidents - 1865 - 842 pages
...the best of my ability, imposed upon me the duty of preserving, by every indispensable means, that Government — that Nation — of which that Constitution...organic law. Was it possible to lose the Nation, and yet preHcrve the Constitution ? By general law, life and limb must be protected ; yet often a limb must...
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The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 653 pages
...pofisib'e to lose the nation and yet preserve the Contutlon ''. By general law, life and limb mnst u came widely given to Rave a limb. I felt tbat measures, otherwise unconstitutional, muht become lawful,...
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