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" If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offences which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives to both North and South this terrible... "
Abraham Lincoln and His Presidency - Page 334
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1903
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

History - 2003 - 240 pages
...needs be that offenses come, but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh." If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offenses, which,...both North and South this terrible war as the woe to those by whom the offense came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes...
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Heir to the Fathers: John Quincy Adams and the Spirit of Constitutional ...

Gary V. Wood - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 249 pages
...spirit of Adams's dour assertion.54 If we shall suppose that American Slavery is one of those offences which, in the providence of God, must needs come,...terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offence came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers...
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Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Michael Beschloss - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 256 pages
...man by whom the offence cometh!" If we shall suppose that American Slavery is one of those offences which, in the providence of God, must needs come,...terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offence came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers...
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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - Political Science - 2003 - 834 pages
...man by whom the offence cometh!" If we shall suppose that American Slavery is one of those offences =8 ŔF}@g I 84 M B= _ C & I ` p UD... RĪŤ 8 j+ 鹧B ү & FɎ f [ ߚ\g $ Ȫ ;mM a G ( V } offence came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers...
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The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea that Shaped a Nation

Jim Cullen - History - 2004 - 214 pages
...punishment for the sins of both sides: If we shall suppose that American Slavery is one of those offences which, in the providence of God, must needs come,...terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offence came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers...
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Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War

Benson Bobrick - History - 2008 - 288 pages
...carnage taking place. "If we shall suppose," he said, that American slavery is one of those offences which, in the providence of God, must needs come,...terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offence came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers...
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A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

Mason I. Lowance - History - 2003 - 492 pages
...man by whom the offence comcth." If we shall suppose that American Slavery is one of those offences which, in the providence of God, must needs come,...terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offence came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers...
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Africans in the Americas Our Journey Throughout the World: The Long African ...

Sabas Whittaker, M.F.A. - History - 2003 - 368 pages
...must needs be that offences cometh! If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offences which, in the providence of God, must needs come,...which, having continued through His appointed time, He gives to both North and South, this terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offence came,...
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Stephen Vincent Benet: Essays on His Life and Work

David Garrett Izzo, Lincoln Konkle - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 256 pages
...is mandated by God as punishment for America's sin: "... American slavery is one of those offences which, . . . having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and ... He gives to both North and South, this terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offence...
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The Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...man by whom the offence cometh!" If we shall suppose that American Slavery is one of those offences which, in the providence of God, must needs come,...terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offence came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers...
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