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" With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in ; to bind up the nation's wounds ;. to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his... "
THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL: - Page 51
by JOHN GILMARY SHEA LL.D., - 1865
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 413 pages
...care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan — to do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations." One newspaper of the day thought the concluding sentiments deserved to be "printed in gold."...
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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - History - 2005 - 284 pages
...right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds;...to do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations.' Lincoln was not troubled that his address was not immediately popular. "Men are not flattered...
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Shapers of the Great Debate on the Civil War: A Biographical Dictionary

Dan Monroe, Bruce Tap - History - 2005 - 405 pages
...care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan — to do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations." At the same time, while near the end of his life, Lincoln began to show signs of edging toward...
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 944 pages
...care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan — to do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations." More than any of his other speeches, the Second Inaugural fused spiritual faith with politics....
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The Soul of Abraham Lincoln

William Eleazar Barton - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 407 pages
...care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan," and "do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations." iconic status in American culture inspires all of us to define him in our own image. 49 In...
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Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered

John Channing Briggs - History - 2005 - 370 pages
...care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan — to do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations. (8.333) Here the call is for a universal magnanimity as though in deference to the Declaration's...
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Things I Learned Along the Way: Putting Life's Lessons in Perspective

Glenn W. Martin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 268 pages
...to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan, To do all which may achieve and cherish a just and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations. " After we had read that, I said to the young people, "It is too bad Abraham Lincoln never...
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Born in the U.S.A.: Bruce Springsteen and the American Tradition

Jim Cullen - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 262 pages
...care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan — to do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations. CHAPTKR FIVK THE GOOD LIFE Springsteen's Play Ethic /ike the American Dream, the work ethic...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan ; to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and a lasting peace...nations. The oath of office was then administered to the President by Chief Justice Chase. Reverberating cannon, saluting the re-inaugurated Chief Magistrate,...
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Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War ...

James F. Simon - History - 2006 - 324 pages
...to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan—to do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations." For the first time since Andrew Jackson's second inauguration in 1833, Chief Justice Taney...
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