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" No one, not in my position, can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe ' all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century ; here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon... "
HISTORY OF ANCIENT WOODBURY CONNECTICUT - Page 1106
by WOODBURY, CONN - 1872
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - United States - 1868
...sufficiently express to you Lincoln-, departure the sadness I feel at this parting. To you I eld' owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century; here my children were born, here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me perhaps...
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Men of Out Times

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mrs. Harriet Elizaeth (Beecher) Stowe - 1868 - 575 pages
...said to his townsmen: "A duty devolves on me which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved on any other man since the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded but for the aid of divine Providence, on which he at all times relied, and I feel that I cannot succeed...
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Men of Our Times; Or, Leading Patriots of the Day: Being Narratives of the ...

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Professor Harriet Beecher Stowe - Generals - 1868 - 575 pages
...said to his townsmen : "A duty devolves on me which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved on any other man since the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded but for the aid of divine Providence, on which he at all times relied, and I feel that I cannot succeed...
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MEN OF OUR TIMES; OR LEADING PATRIOTS OF THE DAY, BEING NARRATIVES OF THE ...

HARRIET BEECHER STOWE - 1868
...said to his townsmen: UA duty devolves on me which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved on any other man since the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded but for the aid of divine Providence, on which he at all times relied, and I feel that I cannot succeed...
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Sanders' Union Fifth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1870 - 480 pages
...I OWE ALL THAT I AM. HERE HAVE I LIVED FOR MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY ; HERE MY CHILDRENWERE BORN, AND HERE ONE OF THEM LIES BURIED. I KNOW NOT...DEVOLVED UPON ANY OTHER MAN SINCE THE DAYS OF WASHINGTON. No MAN COULD HAVE SUCCEEDED, EXCEPT BY THE AID OF DlVINE PROVIDENCE, UPON WHICH HE AT ALL TIMES RELIED....
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Bibliographia Lincolniana: An Account of the Publications Occasioned by the ...

Charles Henry Hart - 1870 - 86 pages
...one not in my position can realize the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century....here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon 1 shall see you again. I go to assume a task more difficult than that which has devolved upon any other...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1874
...soon I shall see you again " ; and then, with prophetic voice, announced that a duty devolved upon him "greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington," and asked his friends to pray that he might receive that Divine assistance, without which he could...
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The United States of America: A History

Robert Mackenzie - United States - 1870 - 278 pages
...was leaving them, " I know not how soon I shall see you again. I go to assume a task more difficult than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington." He had nobly accomplished his task ; and this was the manner of his home-coming. X. THE LOSSES AND THE...
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Sanders' Union Fifth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers (Secondary) - 1872 - 480 pages
...at Springfield in these solemn words, he took his departure : — MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY J HERE MY CHILDREN WERE BORN, AND HERE ONE OF THEM LIES...SOON I SHALL SEE YOU AGAIN. A DUTY DEVOLVES UPON ME, \VHICII IS, PERHAPS, GREATER THAN THAT WHICH HAS DEVOLVED UPON ANY OTHER MAN SINCE THE DAYS OF WASHINGTON....
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The Lives and Deeds of Our Self-made Men

Harriet Beecher Stowe - United States - 1872 - 602 pages
...said to his townsmen: "A duty devolves on me which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved on any other man since the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded but for the aid of divine Providence, on which he at all times relied, and I feel that I cannot succeed...
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