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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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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

John Torrey Morse - 1893
..."Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this administration, will [shall] be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance,...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, Volume 2

John Torrey Morse - 1893
...administration, will [shall] be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignif1cance, can spare one or another of us. 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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Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...however much of blood and treasure the separation might have cost. . . . 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 honour or dishonour, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will...
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The Presidents of the United States 1789-1894

James Grant Wilson - Presidents - 1894 - 526 pages
...constitutional action, concluding his message with this impassioned appeal : " 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 in dishonor to the latest generation. We — even we here — hold the power and bear...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...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, LETTERS AND STATE PAPEBS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN 277 I in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation....
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The Table Talk of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 154 pages
...boundary upon which to divide." 81 SECOND ANNUAL MESSAGE, DEC. i, 1862. " 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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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...however much of blood and treasure the separation might have cost. . . . 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 honour or dishonour, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will...
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Words of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1898 - 57 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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Lectures and Sermons

William James Potter - Sermons, American - 1895 - 372 pages
...rise with the occasion . . . We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. . . . No personal significance or insignificance can spare...The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. . . . We — even we here — hold the power and...
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Discovery of America

Jacob Abbott - Indians of North America - 1860
...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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