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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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The Lincoln and Douglas Debates: In the Senatorial Campaign of 1858 in ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1905 - 297 pages
...which should be familiar to all, — constantly looked to, constantly labored for, and even, though 20 never perfectly attained, constantly approximated,...of life to all people, of all colors, everywhere." There again are the sentiments I have expressed 25 in regard to the Declaration of Independence upon...
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Speeches of Abraham Lincoln: Including Inaugurals and Proclamations

Abraham Lincoln - 1906 - 417 pages
...all were then actually enjoying that equality, nor yet that they were about to confer it immediately upon them. In fact, they had no power to confer such...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...
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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and debates, 1858-1859

Abraham Lincoln - 1907
...all were then actually enjoying that equality, nor yet that they were about to confer it immediately upon them. In fact, they had no power to confer such...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...
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Speeches and debates, 1858-1859

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1907
...all were then actually enjoying that equality, nor yet that they were about, to confer it immediately upon them. In fact, they had no power to confer such...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...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1907
...then actually enjoying that equality, nor yet that they were about to confer it immediately upon mem. In fact, they had no power to confer such a boon....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...
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Speeches and debates, 1856-1858

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1907
...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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Abraham Lincoln

Henry Bryan Binns - 1907 - 379 pages
...society, which should be familiar to all, and revered by all ; constantly looked to, constantly laboured for, and even though never perfectly attained, constantly...the happiness and value of life to all people of all colours everywhere. The assertion that ' all men are created equal ' was of no practical use in effecting...
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The Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1908 - 117 pages
...all were then actually enjoying that equality, nor yet that they were about to confer it immediately upon them. In fact, they had no power to confer such...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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The Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1908 - 187 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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 101

American essays - 1908 - 940 pages
...succeeded in proving their own shallow cynicism. "The authors of that notable instrument," said Lincoln, " meant to set up a standard maxim for free society,...happiness and value of life to all people, of all color, everywhere." . It was the hope of Washington, as of some others of the great men of the Revolution,...
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