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" Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance or insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light... "
Anecdotes of Public Men - Page 170
by John Wien Forney - 1873 - 444 pages
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Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Ian Bellany - History - 2013 - 240 pages
...for our deliberation. I quote, paraphrasing slightly: We cannot escape history. We of this meeting will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal...or another of us. The fiery trial through which we are passing will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. We say we are for Peace....
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The Escalating Crisis in Darfur: Are There Prospects for Peace? : Hearing ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs - Economic sanctions, American - 2007 - 47 pages
...stop the genocide in Darfur. The words of President Lincoln speak to us from the ages: "[W]e cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this administration,...The fiery trial through which we pass, will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and I yield back the...
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The Dark Intrigue: The True Story of a Civil War Conspiracy

Frank Van der Linden - History - 2007 - 308 pages
...anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration...The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world knows,...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...his lasl paragraph he struck for motives to move men. "Fellow-citizens. we cannot escape history, \Vc of this Congress and this administration, will be...significance or insignificance can spare one or another ol us. The fierv trial through which we pass, will light us down, in honor or dishonor, lo the latest...
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America on the World Stage: A Global Approach to U.S. History

Organization of American Historians - History - 2008 - 322 pages
...anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration,...The fiery trial through which we pass, will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not...
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