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" They meant to set up a standard maxim for free society which should be familiar to all, and revered by all; constantly looked to, constantly labored for, and even though never perfectly attained, constantly approximated, and thereby constantly spreading... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 151
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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Citizen Lincoln

Ward McAfee - History - 2004 - 229 pages
...Founders, he said: They meant to set up a standard maxim for free society which should be familiar to all: constantly looked to, constantly labored for,...happiness and value of life to all people, of all colors, everywhere.46 Lincoln's abstract statement articulated an American creed for all seasons. There were...
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The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of ...

Roger Milton Barrus, John H. Eastby, Joseph H. Lane, Jr., David E. Marion, James F. Pontuso - History - 2004 - 162 pages
..."standard maxim for free society, which should be familiar to all, and revered by all; constantly looked up to, constantly labored for, and even though never...value of life to all people of all colors everywhere." 6 Lincoln concluded by summoning the American people to rededicate themselves to the war, "that this...
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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Abraham Lincoln, Stephen Arnold Douglas - History - 2004 - 372 pages
...familiar to all, — constantly looked to, constantly labored for, and even. though never perfectlv attained, constantly approximated, and thereby constantly...of life to all people, of all colors. everywhere." There again are the sentiments I have expressed in regard to the Declaration of Independence upon a...
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Refiguring Huckleberry Finn

Carl F. Wieck - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 248 pages
...to set up a standard maxim for free society which should be familiar to all: constantly looked to, constantly approximated and thereby constantly spreading...of life to all people, of all colors, everywhere. (Ibid., 301) The key words here, I feel, are "liberty" and "free." It appears that when the chips were...
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Refiguring Huckleberry Finn

Carl F. Wieck - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 248 pages
...to set up a standard maxim for free society which should be familiar to all: constantly looked to, constantly approximated and thereby constantly spreading...of life to all people, of all colors, everywhere. (Ibid., 301) The key words here, I feel, are "liberty" and "free." It appears that when the chips were...
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The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - Law - 2005 - 826 pages
...them. In fact, they had no power to confer such a boon. They meant simply to declare the right, so that enforcement of it might follow as fast as circumstances...of life to all people of all colors everywhere. The assertion that "all men are created equal" was of no practical use in effecting our separation from...
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 944 pages
...did not mean to assert the obvious untruth, that all were then actually enjoying that equality. ... They meant to set up a standard maxim for free society,...value of life to all people of all colors everywhere." He hoped to "penetrate the human soul" until, as he said, "all this quibbling about this man and the...
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The U.N. Commission in Human Rights: protector or accomplice? : hearing ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations - Electronic books - 2005 - 104 pages
...society which should be familiar to all: constantly looked to, constantly labored for, and thereby spreading and deepening its influence and augmenting...happiness and value of life to all people, of all colors, everywhere.25 Similarly, prior to the adoption of the UN Declaration of Human Rights, Eleanor Roosevelt...
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - History - 2006 - 320 pages
...enjoying that equality, nor yet, that they were about to confer it immediately upon them," said Lincoln. "In fact they had no power to confer such a boon....happiness and value of life to all people of all colors everywhere."44 How can we reconcile this eloquent manifesto with equivocal statements by Lincoln on...
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Passion And Social Constraint

Ernest Van Den Haag - Philosophy - 1963 - 368 pages
...them. In fact, they had no power to confer such a boon. They meant simply to declare the right, so that enforcement of it might follow as fast as circumstances...value of life to all people of all colors everywhere. To some, social equality, a nonstratified, a classless society, is a beautiful dream. To others, it...
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