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" In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save or meanly lose the last best hope of earth. "
Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States - Page 21
1862
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Young Folks' History of the United States

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - Indians of North America - 1875 - 370 pages
...for their actual freedom." In his message to Congress, the President thus explained this act : — " In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom...save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth. . . . The way is plain, peaceful, glorious, just, — a way, which, if followed, the world will forever...
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The History of Liberty: A Paper Read Before the New York Historical Society ...

John F. Aiken - Europe - 1877 - 163 pages
...this. We know how to save the Union. The world knows that we do know how to save it. We — even we here — hold the power and bear the responsibility!...of earth. Other means may succeed ; this could not, cannot fail. The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just — a way which if followed, the world will...
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The History of Liberty: A Paper Read Before the New York Historical Society ...

John F. Aiken - Europe - 1877 - 163 pages
...know how to saye the Union. The world knows that we do know how to save it. We—even we here—hold the power and bear the responsibility! In giving freedom...of earth. Other means may succeed ; this could not, cannot fail. The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just—a way which if followed, the world will forever...
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A Book of American Explorers

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - America - 1877 - 367 pages
...for their actual freedom." In his message to Congress, the President thus explained this act : — "In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom...save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth. ... The way is plain, peaceful, glorious, just, — a way, which, if followed, the world will forever...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Godfrey Leland - 1879 - 246 pages
...Abraham Lincoln became a great proverbialist. Scores of his pithy sayings are current among the people. "In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to- the free," is the sum-total of all the policy which urged Emancipation for the sake of the white man. " This struggle...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States

Charles Godfrey Leland - United States - 1879 - 246 pages
...Lincoln became a great .proverbialist. Scores of his pithy sayings are current among the people. " In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free," is the sum-total of all the policy which urged Emancipation for the sake of the white man. " This struggle...
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Libertas: Past. Present. Future. A Poem

Charles Hatch Smith - 1880 - 78 pages
...in the Volcanic fires of yEtna, are but faint types of his doom." NOTE XVII. PART THIRD, VS. XI. a. In giving freedom to the Slave we assure freedom to...honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. — Second Ann' I Message of Abraham Lincoln. b. The close of the late Rebellion was the "intellectual...
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Anecdotes of Public Men, Volume 1

John Wien Forney - Statesmen - 1873
...say this. We know how to save the Union. The world knows we do know how to save it. We — even we here — hold the power and bear the responsibility....In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to \hzfree — honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose,...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1882 - 655 pages
...this. We know how to gave the Union. The world knows we do know how to save it. We — cv n we htre — hold the power and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the ğlave we amure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. Wo shall...
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Life and Public Services of Hon. James G. Blaine: The Brilliant Orator and ...

Henry J. Ramsdell - Presidents - 1884 - 678 pages
...done away with in the United States. In his message to Congress, the President thus explains this act: "In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom...save, or meanly lose, the last, best hope of earth. * * * The way is plain, peaceful, glorious, just — a way which, if followed, the world will forever...
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