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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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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 23

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...ventures the attempt, . . . which ends in little else than his own execution. mutters through his teeth, " Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then you will be a murderer!" If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions against it are themselves wrong, and...
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Abraham Lincoln's Stories and Speeches: Including "Early Life Stories ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1896 - 477 pages
...highwayman 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 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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The Words of Abraham Lincoln, for Use in Schools

Abraham Lincoln - 1898 - 270 pages
...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 Old South Leaflets

Edwin Doak Mead - United States - 1899
...will be upon us I 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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Early Speeches: Springfield Speech, Cooper Union Speech, Inaugural Addresses ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1899 - 167 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...me — my money — was my own ; and I had a clear rigLt to keep it ; but it was no more my own than my vote is my own ; and the threat of death to me,...
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Anecdotal Lincoln

Paul Selby - 1900 - 469 pages
...will be upon us? "This 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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Lincoln's Words on Living Questions: A Collection of All the Recorded ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1900 - 175 pages
...at Cooper Institute, New York— Howe11s, p. 210.) To be sure, what the robber demands of me — 127 my money — was my own; and I had a clear right to...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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Lincoln: Passages from His Speeches and Letters

Abraham Lincoln - 1901 - 204 pages
...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 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 and the Men of His Time, Volume 2

Robert Henry Browne - United States - 1901
...will be upon us. That is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ears, 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 tfhe threat of destruction to the Union to extort...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Henry Ketcham - Presidents - 1901 - 435 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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