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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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Composition for College Students

Joseph Morris Thomas, Frederick Alexander Manchester, Frank William Scott - English language - 1922 - 577 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." (c) Suicide is not always to be condemned; for it is but voluntary death, and this has been gladly...
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Landmarks of Liberty: The Growth of American Political Ideals as Recorded in ...

Robert Porter St. John, Raymond Lenox Noonan - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1922 - 340 pages
...holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through. his teeth, " Stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and 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 Century: 1887, Volume 34

1887
...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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One Nation Indivisible: The Union in American Thought, 1776-1861

Paul C. Nagel, Robert E Lee Research Association and Former Director Paul C Nagel - History - 1964 - 328 pages
...North's deliberate choice, Lincoln observed: "This is cool. A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, with 'stand and deliver, or I shall kill you, and then you will be a murderer.'" He added the analogy: "The threat ol death to extort my money, and the threat of destruction to the...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln, Don Edward Fehrenbacher - History - 1977 - 288 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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Slavery and Its Consequences: The Constitution, Equality, and Race

Robert A. Goldwin, Art Kaufman - Law - 1988 - 181 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...demanded of me — my money — was my own; and I have a clear right to keep it; but it was no more my own than my vote is my own; and the threat of...
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Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Criticism

Thomas W. Benson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 247 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!' Adding that the highwayman's threat can "scarcely be distinguished in principle" from "the threat of...
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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 714 pages
...is cool," Lincoln exclaimed. "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!' " What should Northerners do? Avoiding both the moral indifference with which Douglas approached the...
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Drawn with the Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 1996 - 272 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!' "10 This time the South made good its threat. And Lincoln opposed the lastminute attempts to woo them...
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The Republicans: From Lincoln to Bush

Robert Allen Rutland - Political Science - 1996 - 277 pages
...Schuster, 1995), 141. 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!' * Coercion would not do, Lincoln warned. Then he turned to the Republicans, with a word of advice....
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