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" Then a statement somewhat in detail of a course to be pursued seemed very fitting and proper. Now, at the expiration of four years, during which public declarations have been constantly called forth on every point and phase of the great contest which... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ... - Page 358
by Frank Crosby - 1865 - 476 pages
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The Penguin Book of Historic Speeches

Brian MacArthur - Essays - 1995 - 503 pages
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Of the People, by the People, for the People and Other Quotations from ...

Abraham Lincoln, Peter C. Vermilyea, G. S. Boritt, Jakob B. Boritt, Deborah R. Huso - History - 1996 - 162 pages
...of Abraham Lincoln, v. 4, p. 203. Rutgers University Press ( 1 953, 1990). INAUGURAL ADDRESS, SECOND At this second appearing to take the oath of the presidential...somewhat in detail, of a course to be pursued, seemed fitting and proper. Now, at the expiration of four years, during which public declarations have been...
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The Book of Virtues

William J. Bennett - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 832 pages
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A More Perfect Union: To 1877

Paul F. Boller - Documentary sources - 1996 - 256 pages
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Abraham Lincoln Deals with Foreign Affairs: A Diplomat in Carpet Slippers

Jay Monaghan - History - 1997 - 505 pages
...on his weary shoulders.11 The auditors forgot everything but the persuasive poetry of his thoughts. "Fellow-countrymen: At this second appearing to take...somewhat in detail, of a course to be pursued, seemed fitting and proper. Now, at the expiration of four years, during which public declarations have been...
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Great American Speeches

Alexandra Hanson-Harding - History - 1997 - 64 pages
...month later, Lincoln would be dead, shot by an assassin's bullet. *(jL/[tk Ma&ce TouxuuL MORE" (1865) At this second appearing to take the oath of the Presidential...somewhat in detail of a course to be pursued seemed fitting and proper. Now, at the expiration of four years, during which public declarations have been...
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From Many, One: Readings in American Political and Social Thought

Richard C. Sinopoli - Political Science - 1996 - 448 pages
...Douglass' judicious speech on Lincoln, also in this collection, is a good place to begin that assessment. At this second appearing to take the oath of the Presidential...somewhat in detail, of a course to be pursued, seemed fitting and proper. Now, at the expiration of four years, during which public declarations have been...
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A Short History of the Civil War: Ordeal by Fire

Fletcher Pratt - History - 1997 - 426 pages
...faces. Mr. Lincoln shuffled his papers and stepped forward. There was silence. "Fellow-countrymen:—At this second appearing to take the oath of the presidential...Then a statement somewhat in detail of a course to be pin-sued seemed fitting and proper. Now, at the expiration of four years, during which public declarations...
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Discourse as Structure and Process, Volume 1

Teun A. van Dijk - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 356 pages
...example, the first sentence of US President Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, delivered in 1865: '"At this second appearing to take the oath of the...an extended address than there was at the first."' As Slagell explains, the sentence is notable for its 'impersonal tone, use of the passive voice, and...
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