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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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Great Debates in American History: State rights (1798-1861); slavery (1858-1861)

Marion Mills Miller - Civil rights - 1913
...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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Macaulay's Speeches on Copyright and Lincoln's Address at Cooper Union ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Copyright - 1914 - 101 pages
...10 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...sure, what the robber demanded of me — my money 1 5 — was my own ; and I had a clear right to keep it ; but it was no more my own than my vote is...
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The Theory and Practice of Argumentation and Debate

Victor Alvin Ketcham - Debates and debating - 1914 - 366 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 will be a murderer.'" Again Lincoln uses a most clear and forcible illustration in his Springfield speech when he presents...
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Macaulay's Speeches on Copyright and Lincoln's Address at Cooper Institute ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Copyright - 1915 - 169 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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An Authentic Account of Hon. Abraham Lincoln Being Invited to Give an ...

James A. Briggs - 1915 - 32 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...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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Public Speaking, Principles and Practice

James Albert Winans - Elocution - 1915 - 476 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 will be a murderer.' " The authoritativeness of a speaker is affected also by his personal qualities, which will be treated...
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The Brief: With Selections for Briefing

Carroll Lewis Maxcy - Briefs - 1916 - 332 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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American Prose (1607-1865)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - American prose literature - 1916 - 737 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 Voice of Lincoln

Reuben M. Wanamaker - 1918 - 363 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 of the Union, to extort...
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Abraham Lincoln as a Man of Letters

Luther Emerson Robinson - 1918 - 342 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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