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" I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party, or any man, devised or expected. God alone can claim it. Whither it is... "
THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES ... - Page 657
by HORACE GREELEY - 1866
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1867
...own sagacity. PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S ANTI-SLAVERY GROWTH. 657 I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now,...as well as you of the South, shall pay fairly for onr complicity in that wrong, impartial history will find therein new causes to attest and revere the...
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The Presbyterian Historical Almanac and Annual Remembrancer of the ..., Volume 9

Joseph M. Wilson - Presbyterian Church - 1867
...controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party or any man devised or expected. God alone can claim...wrong, and wills also that we of the North, as well as vou of the South, shall pay fairly for our complicity in that wrong, impartial history will find therein...
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The Presbyterian Historical Almanac and Annual Remembrancer of the ..., Volume 9

Joseph M. Wilson - Presbyterian Church - 1867
...controlled me. Now. at the end of three years' struri'le, the nation's condition is not what either party or any man devised or expected. God alone can claim it. Whither it is tending seem- plain. If God now wills the removal of a great wrong, and wills also that we of the North, as...
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HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1868
...forc« of JNow, at the end or three years of struggling, the nation's condition is not what either party or any man devised or expected. God alone can claim...will find therein new causes to attest and revere HIS justice and mercy." /» tr* 11 • i /» The army orders and instructions in relation to slaves...
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - United States - 1868
...controlled me. Now, at the end of three years of struggling, the nation's condition is not what either party or any man devised or expected. God alone can claim...If God now wills the removal of a great wrong, and •w b"s wills, also, that we of the North, as well as you of the South, shall pay fairly for our complicity...
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The Loyal People of the North-west: A Record of Prominent Persons, Places ...

Stella S. Coatsworth - Chicago (Ill.) - 1869 - 402 pages
...the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party or any man desired or expected. God alone can claim it. "Whither it is...attest and revere the justice and goodness of God. Tours, truly, "A. LINCOLN." Hence the Emancipation Proclamation, and the reasons for it. The bone of...
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of ..., Volume 4

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1869
...trolled me. Now, at the end of three years' straggle, the nation's condition, is not what either party or any man devised or expected. God alone can claim...as well as you of the South, shall pay fairly for onr complicity in that wrong, impartial history will find therein new cause to attest and revere the...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 20; Volume 42

Literature - 1891
...controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what cither party or any man devised, or expected. God alone can claim...that wrong, impartial history will find therein new cause to attest and revere the justice and goodness of God. Yours truly, A. LINCOLN. Those few words...
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Anecdotes of Public Men, Volume 1

John Wien Forney - Statesmen - 1873 - 444 pages
...controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party, or any man, devised or expected. God alone can claim...attest and revere the justice and goodness of God." From his speech at the Philadelphia Fair, June 16, 1864 : " It is a pertinent question, often asked...
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History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, Volume 3

Henry Wilson - Slavery - 1877
...me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what any party or any man expected. God alone can claim it. Whither it is tending...attest and revere the justice and goodness of God." Seldom have reverent loyalty to God and an unselfish and unpartisan fealty to equity found simpler...
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