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" We are now far into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented.... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 161
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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The Annals of Kansas

Daniel Webster Wilder - Kansas - 1875 - 691 pages
...until it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South. . . . We are now far into the fifth year since a policy was inaugurated with the avowed object and Confident promise of putting an end to Slavery agitation. Under...
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The new abolitionists, a narrative of a year's work, an account of the ...

British, continental, and general federation for the abolition of government regulation of prostitution - 1876
...following words pronounced by Abraham Lincoln are singularly applicable to our own position : — " We are now far into the fifth year since a policy was initiated by our opponents with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to the slavery agitation....
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Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States

Charles Godfrey Leland - United States - 1879 - 250 pages
...whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far on into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with...Under the operation of that policy, that agitation had not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Godfrey Leland - United States - 1879 - 246 pages
...whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far on into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with...Under the operation of that policy, that agitation had not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis...
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Discovery and Conquests of the North-west, with the History of Chicago, Part 4

Rufus Blanchard - Chicago (Ill.) - 1881 - 768 pages
...are. and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far in the fifth year, since a policy was initiated with...operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not closed, but ha? constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis has been reached...
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The Vassar Miscellany, Volume 11

Universities and colleges - 1881
...day. In his opening speech, he said : " The Union cannot permanently endure, half slave and half free. We are now far into the fifth year, since a policy...confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation. It will not cease, vntil a crisis shall have been reached and passed. " He did not make the Harper's...
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The Bench and Bar of Mississippi

James Daniel Lynch - Judges - 1881 - 539 pages
...President-elect. "'It is my opinion,' says Mr. Lincoln, 'that the slavery agitation will not cense until a crisis shall have been reached and passed. A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this Government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. 1 do not expect the house...
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Discovery and Conquests of the North-west, with the History of Chicago, Part 6

Rufus Blanchard - Chicago - 1881 - 768 pages
...end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not closed, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis has been reached and passed, A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government...
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History of American Politics (non-partisan): Embracing a History of the ...

Walter Raleigh Houghton - Political parties - 1882 - 550 pages
...said : " If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth...object and confident promise of putting an end to the slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy that agitation has not only not ceased, but...
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The Lives and Graves of Our Presidents

George Sumner Weaver - Presidents - 1884 - 504 pages
...opening : "If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth...until a crisis shall have been reached and passed. 1A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this government cannot endure permanently...
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