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" If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions against it are themselves wrong and should be silenced and swept away. If it is right, we cannot justly object to its nationality — its universality ; if it is wrong, they cannot justly insist... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 211
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 5

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1906
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...ask, they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking it right and our thinking it wrong is the precise fact on which depends the...
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Speeches of Abraham Lincoln: Including Inaugurals and Proclamations

Abraham Lincoln - 1906 - 417 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...we ask they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking it right and our thinking it wrong is the precise fact upon which depends...
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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln: Condensed from Nicolay & Hay's Abraham ...

John George Nicolay - Presidents - 1906 - 578 pages
...justifiably withhold this on any ground, save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If sjavery is_right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions against it are themselves wrong, and" should tie silenced and swept away. TFIFls right, we cannot justly object : "f6~rfs~nali6rialffy— ifs" "universality...
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Letters and telegrams

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1907
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...we ask they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking it right, and our thinking it wrong, is the precise fact upon which depends...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - 1907 - 389 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...we ask they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking it right and our thinking it wrong is the precise fact upon which depends...
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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and presidential addresses, 1859 ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1907
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...we ask they could as readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking \ v , it right, and our thinking it wrong, is the precise l--"•7\ fact upon...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1907
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...justly object to its nationality — its universality; 3 it is wrong, they cannot justly insist upon its extension — its enlargement. All they ask we could...
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The Speeches of Abraham Lincoln: Including Inaugurals and Proclamations

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1908 - 417 pages
...blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...if we thought slavery right; all we ask they could aa readily grant, if they thought it wrong. Their thinking it right and our thinking it wrong is the...
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The One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln

Francis Grant Blair - 1908 - 45 pages
...courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the na- f tion. STAND BY DUTY. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and constitutions...could readily grant, if we thought slavery right. * * If our sense of duty forbids this, then let us stand by our duty fearlessly and effectively. *...
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The Legalized Outlaw

Samuel R. Artman - Liquor industry - 1908 - 295 pages
...blessing. "Nor can we justifiably withhold this on any ground, save our conviction that slavery is wrong. If slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and Constitutions...should be silenced and swept away. If it is right, we can not justly object to its nationality—its universality; if it is wrong, they can not justly insist...
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