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" Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance or insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 403
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN: His Life and Public Services

MRS. P. A. HANAFORD - 1866
...plead for emancipation, how earnest and outspoken were his words ! In his Annual Message he said, " We cannot escape history. We of this Congress and...Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. . . . We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save...
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President Lincoln; Self-pourtrayed

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - Presidents - 1866 - 239 pages
...his own insistence, Mr. Lincoln concluded with the following weighty words : — " Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this congress and...administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. . . . The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, in honour or dishonour, to the latest...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...annals of our country and the history of the world. ' The fiery trials through which we are passing will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation.' If we cannot ' escape history,' let us make our record right, and display that patriotism, wisdom and...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: For the Young Man and the Sabbath School

William Cunningham Gray - 1868 - 200 pages
...anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. " Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration...down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. * * In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike to what we give...
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Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs

United States Department of State - United States - 1965
...anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save the Union. The...
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Speeches on Political Questions [1850-1868]

George Washington Julian - Civil rights - 1872 - 472 pages
...language of our patriotic Chief Magistrate, that " We cannot escape history. We of this Congress and of this administration will be remembered in spite of...down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free ; honorable alike in what we give and...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events: Embracing ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1872
...annals of our country and the history of the world. ' The fiery trials through which we are passing will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation.' If we cannot ' escape history,' let us make our record right, and display that patriotism, wisdom,...
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Anecdotes of Public Men, Volume 1

John Wien Forney - Statesmen - 1873 - 444 pages
...anew. We must disenthral ourselves, and then we shall save our country. " Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history. We, of this Congress and this Administration,...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save the Union. The...
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Anecdotes of Public Men, Volume 1

John Wien Forney - Statesmen - 1873 - 444 pages
...anew. We must disenthral ourselves, and then we shall save our country. " Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history. We, of this Congress and this Administration,...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how to save the Union. The...
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A complete history of the great rebellion; or, The civil war in the United ...

James Moore (M.D.) - 1875
...new, we must think and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. We cannot escape history. We, of this Congress, and...down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just—a way which, if followed, the world will forever applaud,...
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