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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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From Boyhood to Manhood, Life of Benjamin Franklin

William M. Thayer - 1889 - 497 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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American Politics (non-partisan) from the Beginning to Date: Embodying a ...

Thomas Valentine Cooper, Hector Tyndale Fenton - Political parties - 1892 - 854 pages
...sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than я quarter of a century. Here my children were born,...buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. I go to assume a task more difficult thafl that •which has devolved upon any other man eince the...
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Personal Reminiscences, 1840-1890: Including Some Not Hitherto Published of ...

Lucius Eugene Chittenden - Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.). - 1893 - 434 pages
...Never was farewell more touching than his to his Springfield neighbors: " To this people I owe all that I am; here I have lived more than a quarter of a century;...children were born and here one of them lies buried. I go to perform a task more difficult than that which devolved upon Washington. Unless the great God...
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School Interests and Duties

Robert M. King - School management and organization - 1894 - 336 pages
...of life to all people, of all colors, everywhere." — The Great Debate; Alton, Oct. 15, 1858. XII " A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than...any other man since the days of Washington. He never could have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he at all times relied. I...
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The Life of William A. Buckingham: The War Governor of Connecticut, with a ...

Samuel Giles Buckingham - Connecticut - 1894 - 537 pages
...not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I one 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 is buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is greater perhaps...
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The Life of William A. Buckingham: The War Governor of Connecticut, with a ...

Samuel Giles Buckingham - Connecticut - 1894 - 537 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 my children were born, and here oue of them is buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is...
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Abraham Lincoln: Tributes from His Associates, Reminiscences of Soldiers ...

1895 - 295 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....buried. 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...
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The Words of Abraham Lincoln, for Use in Schools

Abraham Lincoln - 1898 - 270 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...any other man since the days of Washington. He never could have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he at all times relied. I...
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Bulletin

Education - 1901
...God is marching on. Hear a few familiar sentences from the great Lincoln. In tin- Springfield depot: "Here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried." In the Newton Bateman letter: " I know that there is a God and that he hates injustice and slavery....
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Livingstone's History of the Republican Party: A History of the Republican ...

William Livingstone - Michigan - 1900
...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;...perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any man since the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence,...
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