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" Nor am 1 able to appreciate the danger apprehended by the meeting that the American people will, by means of military arrests during the rebellion, lose the right of public discussion, the liberty of speech and the press, the law of evidence, trial by... "
The Rebellion Record: June '63-Nov. '63 - Page 294
edited by - 1864
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The Politics of Moral Capital

John Kane, Professor of Politics and Public Policy John Kane - Philosophy - 2001 - 277 pages
...necessary to a war situation set precedents for peacetime, saying that this was equivalent to the argument "that a man could contract so strong an appetite for...during temporary illness, as to persist in feeding on them through the remainder of his healthful life."74 The Corning letter, to Lincoln's gratification,...
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Freedom of Expression

James J. Magee - History - 2002 - 328 pages
...public discussion, the liberty of speech and the press, the law of evidence, trial by jury, and habeas corpus, throughout the indefinite peaceful future...temporary illness, as to persist in feeding upon them through the remainder of his healthful life. In giving the resolutions that earnest consideration which...
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Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the ...

Geoffrey R. Stone, Professor of Law Geoffrey R Stone - History - 2004 - 730 pages
...the right of Public Discussion, the Liberty of Speech and the Press, . . . throughout the indefmite peaceful future, which I trust lies before them, any...feeding upon them during the remainder of his healthful life."1 At almost exactly the moment Lincoln was circulating his reply to the Albany Resolves, Ohio...
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Constitutional Debate in Action: Governmental powers

H. L. Pohlman - Political Science - 2004 - 319 pages
...public discussion, the liberty of speech and the press, the law of evidence, trial by jury, and Habeas corpus, throughout the indefinite peaceful future...temporary illness, as to persist in feeding upon them through the remainder of his healthful life. Source: Letter from A. Lincoln to Erastus Corning, June...
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Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War ...

James F. Simon - History - 2006 - 324 pages
...future." But not in 1863, when the survival of the nation was at stake. It would be the same as suggesting "that a man could contract so strong an appetite for...them during the remainder of his healthful life." 252 LINCOLN AND CHIEF JUSTICE TANEY no evidence in the record that the defendant had undermined the...
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Abe Lincoln's Legacy of Laughter: Humorous Stories by and about Abraham Lincoln

Paul M. Zall - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 146 pages
...for a well one. Nor am I able to appreciate the danger [that temporary powers would become permanent] any more than I am able to believe that a man could...feeding upon them during the remainder of his healthful life.42 26 OCTOBER. The president remitted the court-martial of Captain James Cutts, brother of Mrs....
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This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 2007 - 272 pages
...civil liberties, Lincoln offered one of his piquant metaphors. He could no more believe this, he wrote, "than I am able to believe that a man could contract...temporary illness, as to persist in feeding upon them through the remainder of his healthful life." As for the argument that military courts cannot try civilians...
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Forge of Empires: Three Revolutionary Statesmen and the World They Made ...

Michael Knox Beran - History - 2007 - 496 pages
...despotism. America would no more come to rely on such measures in time of peace, he said, than a man would "contract so strong an appetite for emetics during...them during the remainder of his healthful life." The President had considerable success, in the North, in overcoming opposition to his leadership, and...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 26

William Lonsdale Watkinson, William Theophilus Davison - Theology - 1866
...press, the law. of evidence, trial by jury, and Northern Reverse! — Wholesome Discipline. 298 habeas corpus, throughout the indefinite peaceful future...them during the remainder of his healthful life." Doubtless many who looked upon the American war with a feeling that God was about to plead with a Christian...
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The Century: 1889, Volume 38

1889
...law of evidence, trial by jury, and habeas corpus, throughout the indefinite peacenit future, which 1 trust lies before them, any more than I am able to...upon them during the remainder of his healthful life. The President parried the political thrust in the resolutions by reminding the gentlemen of Albany...
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