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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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Selections from the Letters, Speeches, and State Papers of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1911 - 132 pages
...then we shall save our country. Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Con- 20 gress and this administration will be remembered in spite...or insignificance can spare one or another of us. Th£ fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation....
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Our Presidents and Their Office: Including Parallel Lives of the Presidents ...

William Estabrook Chancellor - Executive power - 1912 - 603 pages
...We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. . . . We cannot escape history. . The fiery trial through which we pass will light us...down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. ... In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free. . . . We shall nobly save or meanly...
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The Master and His Servant: Comparative Outline Sketches of the Redeemer of ...

Jonathan Todd Hobson - Dayton (Ohio) - 1913 - 126 pages
...history. We of this Congress and this administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. . . . The fiery trial through which we pass will- light...in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.— Message to Congress, December, 1862. ...
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Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits: A Study in Ethics, with an Epilogue ...

Clark Smith Beardslee - 1914 - 244 pages
...enhearten all the world. He closes his appeal with these following words: — "Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration...through which we pass will light us down, in honor or in dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that...
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Abraham Lincoln

Godfrey Rathbone Benson Baron Charnwood - 1916 - 479 pages
...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...or insignificance can spare one or another of us. We say 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

Godfrey Rathbone Benson Baron Charnwood - Presidents - 1917 - 482 pages
...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...or insignificance can spare one or another of us. We say 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 as a Man of Letters

Luther Emerson Robinson - 1918 - 342 pages
...precisely so much you increase the demand for, and wages of, white labor. . . . 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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Handbook of the War for Readers, Speakers and Teachers

Albert Bushnell Hart, Arthur Oncken Lovejoy - World War, 1914-1918 - 1918 - 136 pages
...strong enough to maintain its existence in great emergencies. Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. No personal significance or insignificance can spare...in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We, even we here, hold the power and bear the responsibility. We shall nobly save or meanly lose the last,...
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The North American Review, Volume 207

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1918
...careful in the future to keep before them this warning of Abraham Lincoln upon another occasion. " No personal significance or insignificance can spare...down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation." A TRUMPET CALL (From the Rochester Post-Express) Colonel George Harvey's patriotic article, entitled...
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The Inaugural Addresses of the Mayors of Boston

Mayors - 1918
...the words in which President Lincoln addressed Congress in 1862. He said: "Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration...ourselves. No personal significance or insignificance will save the one or the other of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor...
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