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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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A Century of American Diplomacy: Being a Brief Review of the Foreign ...

John Watson Foster - United States - 1900 - 497 pages
...wisdom, and, with an evident consciousness of the greatness of the deed, he closed with these words : " The fiery trial through which we pass will light us...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. . . . We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last, best hope of earth. The way is plain, peaceful, generous,...
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The Peace Conference at The Hague: And Its Bearings on International Law and ...

Frederick William Holls - Arbitration (International law) - 1900 - 572 pages
...statesman, Abraham Lincoln, ' we cannot escape history. \Ve, of this Conference and of this Committee, will be remembered in spite of ourselves — no personal...or insignificance can spare one or another of us.' chapter v Let me ask the honorable members of this Committee Speech of Mr. to approach the question...
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Liberty Documents: With Contemporary Exposition and Critical Comments Drawn ...

Albert Bushnell Hart - Constitutional history - 1901 - 458 pages
...anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, aud then we shall save our country. " 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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Journal, Volumes 34-35

Grand Army of the Republic - 1901
...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 appland and God must forever...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: His Early History, Political Career, Speeches in ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett, Charles Walter Brown - Presidents - 1902 - 448 pages
...prosperity, and perpetuate both indefinitely ? Is it doubted that we here — Congress and Executive — can secure its adoption ? Will not the good people respond...in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We tay 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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Abraham Lincoln: A Character Sketch

Robert Dickinson Sheppard - 1903 - 180 pages
...anew. We must disenthral ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history! We of this congress and this administration,...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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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 8

Abraham Lincoln, Richard Watson Gilder - Illinois - 1905
...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...in spite of ourselves. No personal significance or insignif1cance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us...
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The Two Hague Conferences and Their Contributions to International Law

William Isaac Hull - Arbitration (International law) - 1908 - 516 pages
...statesman, Abraham Lincoln, 'We can not escape history.' We, of this conference and of this committee, will be remembered in spite of ourselves — no personal...or insignificance can spare one or another of us. "Let me ask the honorable members of this committee to approach the question before us in a practical...
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The Forum, Volume 41

United States - 1909
...Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance or insignificance cam spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through...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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The Anti-slavery Reporter

Slavery - 1863
...Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress, will be remembered in spite of ourselves, is o personal significance or insignificance can spare...trial through which we pass will light us down in honour or dishonour to the latest generation. We say that we are for the Union. The world will not...
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