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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 Liberty: A Paper Read Before the New York Historical Society ...

John F. Aiken - Europe - 1877 - 163 pages
...and the patriots of our own time, worthy of the respect of the world.* * "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 that we are for the Union. The world will...
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The Lincoln Memorial ; Album-immortelles: Original Life Pictures, with ...

Osborn Hamiline Oldroyd - 1882 - 543 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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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1882 - 655 pages
...anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, vu 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 lay we aie for the Union. The wor d will not....
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln

Charles Maltby - Presidents - 1884 - 318 pages
...session. The following is an extract from the closing part of his message : "Fellow-citizens — We cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration...remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance pr insignificance can spare one or the other of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 810 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...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States
...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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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...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,...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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Marching to Victory: The Second Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 5

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1888 - 491 pages
...anew. We must disinthrall 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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Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1890 - 423 pages
...anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow Citizens, we can not escape history. We of this Congress and...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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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 6

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890
...anew. We must disenthral 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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