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" It is not needed nor fitting here that a general argument should be made in favor of popular institutions, but there is one point with its connections not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a brief attention. It is the effort to place capital... "
Message of the President of the United States and Accompanying Documents - Page 18
by Abraham Lincoln (President of the United States), United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln) - 1861 - 441 pages
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The Language of Experience: Literate Practices and Social Change

Gwen Gorzelsky - Social Science - 2005 - 250 pages
...masthead includes this excerpt from Abraham Lincoln's 1861 message to Congress: There is one point ... to which I ask a brief attention. It is the effort...government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital; that nobody labors unless somebody else, owning capital, somehow, by the use...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...argument should be made in favor of popular institutions ; but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a...government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital — that nobody labors unless somebody else, owning capital, somehow by the...
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Lincoln's Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the ...

Thomas E. Schneider - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 224 pages
...slave labor: the political consequences are made unmistakably clear. Lincoln begins by referring to "the effort to place capital on an equal footing with,...not above labor, in the structure of government." He ends by warning "those who toil up from poverty" to "beware of surrendering a political power which...
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Remapping the Humanities: Identity, Community, Memory, (post)modernity, Volume 1

Mary Garrett, Heidi Gottfried, Sandra F. VanBurkleo - Education - 2008 - 268 pages
...the masthead includes this excerpt from Lincoln's 1861 message to Congress: There is one point ... to which I ask a brief attention. It is the effort...government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital; that nobody labors unless somebody else, owning capital, somehow, by the use...
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Speeches and Writings 1859-1865: Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1989 - 787 pages
...documents, as well as in the general tone of the insurgents. In those documents we find the abridgement of the existing right of suffrage and the denial to...place capital on an equal footing with, if not above labm\ in the structure of government. It is assumed that labor is availableonly in connexion with capital;...
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The Square Deal: Current Discussions of Industrial Problems, Volume 4

Labor movement - 1908
...argument should be made in favor of popular institutions, but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a...government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital ; that nobody labors unless somebody else, owning capital, somehow, by the...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: 1858-1862

Abraham Lincoln - 1862
...argument should be made in favor of popular institutions, but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a...government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital ; that nobody labors unless somebody else, owning capital, somehow by ,the...
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NATIONAL HISTORY OF THE WAR FOR THE UNION, CIVIL, MILITARY AND NAVAL.

EVERT A . DUYCKINCK - 1861
...argument should be made in favor of popular institutions, but there is one point with its connections not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a...government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital, that nobody labors unless somebody else owning capital somehow by the use...
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Locomotive Firemen's Magazine, Volume 46

1909
...I to omit exercising a warning voice against returning despotism. There is one point to which I ask attention; it is the effort to place capital on an...footing with, if not above labor, in the structure of our government. I bid the laboring people to beware of surrendering a power which they already possess,...
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