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" But you will not abide the election of a Republican President. In that supposed event, you say, you will destroy the Union ; and then, you say, the great crime of having destroyed it will be upon us ? That Is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear,... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 210
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 34

Literature - 1887
...holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his teeth, ' Stand and deliver, or I shall kill yon, and then you will be a murderer ! ' To be sure what...it was no more my own than my vote is my own ; and the threat of death to me to extort my money, and the threat of destruction to the Union to extort...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...be upon us ! That is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his teeth, " Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then you...it was no more my own than my vote is my own; and the threat of death to me to extort my money, and the threat of destruction to the Union to extort...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life : Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...mutters through his teeth, " Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then you will be a murderer I" To be sure, what the robber demanded of me — my...it was no more my own than my vote is my own; and the threat of death to me to extort my money, and the threat of destruction to the Union to extort...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life : Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...be upon us ! That is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his teeth, " Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then you...murderer !" To be sure, what the robber demanded of me—my money— was my own; and I had a clear right to keep it. But it was no more my own than my...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life : Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...be upon us ! That is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his teeth, " Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then you will be a murderer 1" To be sure, what the robber demanded of me — my money — was my own; and I had a clear right...
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A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - American literature - 1888
...will be upon us ! That is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his teeth, "Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then...it was no more my own than my vote is my own, and the threat of death to me, to extort my money, and the threat of destruction to the Union, to extort...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...all, if not all, human comforts and necessities are drawn. (Speech at Cincinnati, September, 1859). What the robber demanded of me — my money — was...it was no more my own than my vote is my own ; and the threat of death to me to extort my money, and the threat of destruction to the Union to extort...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Nation's Leader in the Great Struggle Through which was ...

Noah Brooks - 1888 - 467 pages
...put upon us. That is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his teeth : ' Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then you...robber demanded of me — my money — was my own ; but it was no more my own than my vote is my own; and a threat of death to me to extort my money,...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...will be upon us ! That is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his teeth, "Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then...murderer!" To be sure, what the robber demanded of me—my money—was my own; and I had a clear right to keep it; but it was no more my own than my vote...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 2

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890
...be upon us ! That is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his teeth, " Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then you...it was no more my own than my vote is my own ; and the threat of death to me to extort my money, and the threat of destruction to the Union to extort...
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