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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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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...appeal for the system of compensated emancipation in these memorable words: " 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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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...for the system of compensated emancipation in these memorable words : " Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration,...insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial throagh which we pass, will light us down in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we...
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THE GREAT REBELLION: A HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES

J.T. HEADLEY - 1866
...country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape /history. We, of this Congress and this Administratiori, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal...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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The Great Rebellion: A History of the Civil War in the United States, Volume 1

J. T. Headley - United States - 1866 - 508 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,...be remembered in spite of» ourselves. No personal signifieance, or insignifieance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass,...
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN: His Life and Public Services

MRS. P. A. HANAFORD - 1866
...emancipation, how earnest and outspoken were his words ! In his Annual Message he said, " We cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. . . . We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save...
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President Lincoln; Self-pourtrayed

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - Presidents - 1866 - 239 pages
...insistence, Mr. Lincoln concluded with the following weighty words : — " Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this congress and this administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. . . . The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, in honour or dishonour, to the latest...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: For the Young Man and the Sabbath School

William Cunningham Gray - 1868 - 200 pages
...rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. " Fellow-citizens,...fiery trial through •which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. * * In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom...
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Speeches on Political Questions [1850-1868]

George Washington Julian - Civil rights - 1872 - 472 pages
...language of our patriotic Chief Magistrate, that " We cannot escape history. We of this Congress and of this administration will be remembered in spite of...The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom...
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Anecdotes of Public Men, Volume 1

John Wien Forney - Statesmen - 1873 - 444 pages
...national authority over the whole national domain; and for the American people, so far as my knowledge enables me to speak, I say we are going through on...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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A complete history of the great rebellion; or, The civil war in the United ...

James Moore (M.D.) - 1875
...must think and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. 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. The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just—a...
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