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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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Discovery of America

Jacob Abbott - Indians of North America - 1860
...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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Hamilton, Lincoln & Other Addresses

Melancthon Woolsey Stryker - 1896 - 191 pages
...gates are closed ! Once more I cite Abraham Lincoln: "We cannot escape history. The fiery trial thro which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation " — to honor, noble one ! Contrasted with the achievements of mere conquerors, how poor is all their...
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History of the Republican Party in Ohio, Volume 1

Joseph Patterson Smith - 1898
...Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments). He concluded his message with this impassioned appeal: We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Character Sketch

Robert Dickinson Sheppard - 1899 - 116 pages
...citizens, we cannot escape history! We of this Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. Born 1814. Died 1869. congress and this administration, will be remembered...pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the last generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget that we say this. We know how...
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Journal of the ... National Encampment, Volumes 33-35

Grand Army of the Republic - United States - 1899
...remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance nor insignificance can spare us. The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. The way is plain—a way which, if followed, the world will forever applaud and God must forever bless."...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - Presidents - 1900
...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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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
...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 tjifttiBMb The...
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Portraits and Principles of the World's Great Men and Women: With Practical ...

William C. King - Biography - 1900 - 620 pages
...as a reformer might have done. Hear him as he pleads for the support of Congress. " Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and...in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. We, even we here, hold the power and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the slave, we assure...
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A Century of American Diplomacy: Being a Brief Review of the Foreign ...

John Watson Foster - United States - 1900 - 497 pages
...wisdom, and, with an evident consciousness of the greatness of the deed, he closed with these words : " The fiery trial through which we pass will light us...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. . . . We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last, best hope of earth. The way is plain, peaceful, generous,...
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The Peace Conference at The Hague: And Its Bearings on International Law and ...

Frederick William Holls - Arbitration (International law) - 1900 - 572 pages
...statesman, Abraham Lincoln, ' we cannot escape history. \Ve, of this Conference and of this Committee, will be remembered in spite of ourselves — no personal...or insignificance can spare one or another of us.' chapter v Let me ask the honorable members of this Committee Speech of Mr. to approach the question...
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