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" Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ... - Page 427
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1865 - 842 pages
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Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...however much of blood and treasure the separation might have cost. . . . Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration...trial through which we pass will light us down, in honour or dishonour, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...however much of blood and treasure the separation might have cost. . . . Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration...trial through which we pass will light us down, in honour or dishonour, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration...fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, LETTERS AND STATE PAPEBS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN 277 I in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We...
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Lectures and Sermons

William James Potter - Sermons, American - 1895 - 372 pages
...rise with the occasion . . . We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. . . . No personal significance or insignificance can spare...honor or dishonor to the latest generation. . . . We — even we here — hold the power and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the slave we...
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History of the Republican Party in Ohio, Volume 1

Joseph Patterson Smith - 1898
...Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments). He concluded his message with this impassioned appeal: We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Character Sketch

Robert Dickinson Sheppard - 1899 - 116 pages
...citizens, we cannot escape history! We of this Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. Born 1814. Died 1869. congress and this administration, will be remembered...pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the last generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how...
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Journal of the ... National Encampment, Volumes 33-35

Grand Army of the Republic - United States - 1899
...remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance nor insignificance can spare us. The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. The way is plain—a way which, if followed, the world will forever applaud and God must forever bless."...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897, Volume 6

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - Presidents - 1900
...and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow -citizens, we can not escape history. We of this Congress and...honor or dishonor to the latest generation. We say \ve are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save the Union. The...
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Manual of Patriotism: For Use in the Public Schools of the State of New York

Charles Rufus Skinner - Flags - 1900 - 470 pages
...American heart — Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable. — Daniel Webster. We cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration...honor or dishonor to the latest generation. We say that we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save the Union....
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Portraits and Principles of the World's Great Men and Women: With Practical ...

William C. King - Biography - 1900 - 620 pages
...reformer might have done. Hear him as he pleads for the support of Congress. " Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration...in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. We, even we here, hold the power and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the slave, we assure...
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