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" I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved; I do not expect the house to fall; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other. Either... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 161
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...speech was delivered before the convention. It was probably the most carefully prepared address of LinI Under the operation of that policy, that agitation...will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall...
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Complete Works, Volume 4

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...declared his hostility to any more slave States in this language: Under the operation of that policy the agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly...will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall...
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Political Debates Between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas in the ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1894 - 316 pages
...hostility to any more Slave Stetes in this language : — " Under the operation of that policy the agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly...will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it' where the public mind...
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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 4

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. I believe it will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached...will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest...
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The Table Talk of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 154 pages
...1858. " In my opinion it (the agitation of the slavery question) will not cease until a crisis has been reached and passed. ' A house divided against...will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall...
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The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of All ..., Volume 8

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Frank Weitenkampf, John Porter Lamberton - Biography - 1895
...follows : "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...will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall...
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Political Debates Between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas in the ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1895 - 415 pages
...and confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that polic)', that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly...will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall...
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Early Speeches: Springfield Speech, Cooper Union Speech, Inaugural Addresses ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1899 - 167 pages
...Convention : 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...will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Man of the People

Norman Hapgood - Presidents - 1899 - 433 pages
...and confident purpose of putting an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy it has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented....will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of slaver)' will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind...
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Source-book of American History: Ed. for Schools and Readers

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1899 - 408 pages
...Buchanan on the question of forcing the slave Lecompton constitution on Kansas. The Republicans tried " In my opinion it will not cease until a crisis shall...will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall...
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