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" Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every... "
Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson - Page 262
by William O. Stoddard - 1888 - 357 pages
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Representations of Death in Nineteenth-century US Writing and Culture

Lucy Elizabeth Frank - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 234 pages
...relatively short duration of both the war and the nation itself: [I]!' God wills that [the war] continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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From Pews to Polling Places: Faith and Politics in the American Religious Mosaic

J. Matthew Wilson - Religion - 2007 - 336 pages
...War might drag on as God's judgment against the sin of slavery: "Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn...
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First Freedom: The Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty

Thomas White, Jason G. Duesing, Malcolm B. Yarnell, III - Religion - 2007 - 195 pages
...we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Man of Faith and Courage: Stories of Our Most Admired ...

Joe Wheeler - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 256 pages
...pray — that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue, until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid by another drawn...
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America Fear No Evil

Mbijiwe Mwenda - Religion - 2008 - 284 pages
...we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn...
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A Philosophical Theory of Citizenship: Obligation, Authority, and Membership

Steven J. Wulf - Law - 2008 - 151 pages
...numbers of civilians. Abraham Lincoln suggests that the war may also have been necessary to ensure that "the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of toil shall be sunk, and. ..every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn with...
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