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" In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you. You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy... "
The Massachusetts register. Serial no., 94 - Page 120
by Massachusetts register - 1862
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Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs

United States. Department of State - United States - 1866
...canses of the war. "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentons issue of civil war. The government will not assail you ; you can have no conflict without heing yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government; while...
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Papers relating to foreign affairs [afterw.] Foreign relations of ..., Part 2

United States dept. of state - 1866
...causes of the war. "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentons issue of civil war. The government will not assail you; you can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government; while...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...* * * " In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, are the momentous issues of civil war. The government will not assail YOU. " You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government, while...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...of civil war. The Government will not nssail you You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the Government, while 7 shall have the most solemn one to preserve, protect, and defi-ud it. ' I am loth to close,' said...
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THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN NATION,

J. ARTHUR PARTRIDGE - 1866
...precedent " for other cases, can better be borne than could " the evils of a different practice." ^ ^ * * * "You have no oath registered in Heaven to " destroy the Government, while I have the " solemn one to preserve, protect, and defend it. " I am loath to choose. We are not enemies...
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Synopsis of the American War

Joshua Rhodes Balme - United States - 1866 - 228 pages
...sought to avoid it;" and at the same ttme declared to the world concerning those who deprecated it, " the government will not assail you ; you can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors." REVOLUTION. ALL was now warlike. The Rubicon was passed. Bayonets...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 pages
...land, are still competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulties. " In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine,...not assail you. " You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the Government; while...
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THE ASSASSINATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

WILLIAM H. SEWARD - 1867
...insurgents these words, which clearly show the origin and true causes of the war : " In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine,...will not assail you; you can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government; while...
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The Origin of the Late War: Traced from the Beginning of the Constitution to ...

George Lunt - United States - 1867 - 491 pages
...objects, there will be no invasion, no using of force against or among people anywhere. " In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine,...not assail you. You can have no conflict, without being yourselves the aggressors." It is difficult to conceive how much less than this could have been...
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Speeches and Addresses Delivered in the Congress of the United States: And ...

Henry Winter Davis - Etats-Unis - 1867 - 596 pages
...Washington in due time and delivered his inaugural, closing with these memorable words : "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine,...not assail you. "You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You can have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government,...
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