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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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The Pioneer Boy: And how He Became President, The Story of the Life of ...

William Makepeace Thayer - Country life - 1882 - 395 pages
...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....not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves on me which is greater, perhaps, than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of...
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America: a History: I. The United States. II. The Dominion of Canada. III ...

Robert Mackenzie - America - 1882 - 564 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. CHAPTER X. THE LOSSES...
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The Lives and Graves of Our Presidents

George Sumner Weaver - Presidents - 1883 - 504 pages
...the sadness that I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived for more than a quarter of a century. Here my children...shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is greater, perhaps, than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of "Washington. He...
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Campaign of '84: Biographies of James G. Blaine, the Republican Candidate ...

Thomas Valentine Cooper, Hector Tyndale Fenton - Campaign literature - 1884 - 503 pages
...one, 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....buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. I go in assume a task more difficult than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days...
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Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 526 pages
...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 one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I will see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than that which has rested upon...
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BIOGRAPHIES OF S. GROVER CLEVELAND AND THOMAS A. HENDRICKS

GEN'L BENJAMIN LA FEVRE - 1884
...one, 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 my children were horn, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. I go to assume a...
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The Wonders of Prayer: A Record of Well Authenticated and Wonderful Answers ...

1885 - 370 pages
...one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century...upon any other man since the days of Washington. He would never have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he at all times relied....
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Abraham Lincoln

Ernest Foster - 1885 - 128 pages
...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....shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is greater perhaps than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington. He would...
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The Wonders of Prayer: A Record of Well Authenticated and Wonderful Answers ...

Daniel Webster Whittle - Homiletical illustrations - 1885 - 370 pages
...position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all I am. Here I hare lived more than a quarter of a century ; here my children...upon any other man since the days of Washington. He would never have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which ho at all times relied....
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...themselves. In his brief farewell words to the people of Springfield, February 11, 1861, Mr. Lincoln said: "A duty devolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater...that which has devolved upon any other man since. • 620 LIFE AND TIMES OF the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded except for the aid...
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