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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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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
...institutions; but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most others, to which 1 ask a brief attention. It is the effort to place capital...footing with, if not above, labor, in the structure of the government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital; that nobody...
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THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN NATION,

J. ARTHUR PARTRIDGE - 1866
...and the laws." CAPITAL AND LABOUR. " There is one point to which I ask a brief attention. It is tlie effort to place CAPITAL on an equal footing with, 'if not above LABOUR, in the structure of G-overnment. It is assumed that nobody labours unless somebody else, owning...
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Whither are We Drifting as a Nation?

Freeman Otis Willey - Currency question - 1882 - 544 pages
...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 the government. I bid the laboring people beware of surrendering a power which they already possess,...
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Ideas for a Science of Good Government: In Addresses, Letters and Articles ...

Peter Cooper - Currency question - 1883 - 400 pages
...declared as follows : " ' There is one point, to which I desire to call attention ; it is the attempt to place capital on an equal footing with, if not above, labor, in the structure of Government. Labor is prior to capital. Capital is the fruit of labor, and could not exist, if labor had not first...
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Magazine of Western History, Volume 14

United States - 1891
...institutions ; but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most others, 1o which I ask brief attention. It is the effort to place capital...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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Twenty Years of Congress: from Lincoln to Garfield: With a Review ..., Volume 1

James Gillespie Blaine - United States - 1884
..."to omit raising a warning voice against this approach of returning despotism." It was, he said, " the effort to place capital on an equal footing with,...not above, labor in the structure of government," and it assumed "that labor is available only in connection with capital ; that nobody labors unless...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 810 pages
...institutions; but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask brief attention. It is the effort to place Capital...footing with, if not above Labor, in the structure of the Government. " It is assumed that Labor is available only in connection with Capital; that nobody...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...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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Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1890 - 423 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...footing with, if not above, labor, in the structure of the Government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital; that nobody...
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The Arena, Volume 30

United States - 1903
...his Message to Congress, December 3, 1861. It is in the discussion of the effort which is being made "to place capital on an equal footing with, if not above, labor, in the structure of the government." "It is assumed," he said, "that labor is available only in connection with capital...
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