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" Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party, or any man, devised or expected. God alone can claim it. \Vhither it is tending seems plain. If God now wills the removal of a great wrong, and wills also that... "
Anecdotes of Public Men - Page 170
by John Wien Forney - 1873 - 444 pages
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The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Volume 2

John Morley - Great Britain - 1903
...OPENING OF THE IRISH CAMPAIGN (1868) 'I CLAIM not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now at the end of three...the nation's condition is not what either party or iiny man desired or expected.' — ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1864). WRITING to his brother-in-law, Lord Lyttelton,...
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The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Volume 1

John Morley - Great Britain - 1903 - 1026 pages
...(1S6S) • I CLAIM not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled uie. Now at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party or any man desired or expected.' — ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1804). WRITING to his brother-in-law, Lord Lyttelton, in...
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The Pilgrims' Way: A Little Scrip of Good Counsel for Travellers

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English literature - 1906 - 329 pages
...themselves drawn along by their age. T CLAIM not to have controlled events, but confess •*• plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three...nation's condition is not what either party or any man desired or expected. ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1864) TN public life a man of elevated mind does not make -*•...
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The Lincoln Year Book: Containing Immortal Words of Abraham Lincoln Spoken ...

Abraham Lincoln - Devotional calendars - 1907 - 375 pages
...no compliments to my own sagacity. l claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three...what either party or any man devised or expected, (lod alone can claim it. Whither it is tending, seems plain. lf God now wills the removal of a great...
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Among Friends

Samuel McChord Crothers - American essays - 1910 - 278 pages
...are within his reach. Said Abraham Lincoln, " I claim not to have controlled events, but confess that events have controlled me. Now at the end of three...nation's condition is not what either party or any man desired or expected." There spoke not the dignified statesman of the academic tradition who moulds...
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Among Friends

Samuel McChord Crothers - 1910 - 278 pages
...are within his reach. Said Abraham Lincoln, " I claim not to have controlled events, but confess that events have controlled me. Now at the end of three...nation's condition is not what either party or any man desired or expected." There spoke not the dignified statesman of the academic tradition who moulds...
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Was Abraham Lincoln an Infidel ?: The Religious Character of Abraham Lincoln ...

Presidents - 1910 - 113 pages
...attempt no compliment to my own sagacity. I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is Tiot what either party, or any man, devised or expected. God alone can claim it. Whither it is tending...
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Teachers' Guide to International Sunday School Lessons for [Jan.-Dec.] 1913

Martha Tarbell - 1912
...while dealing with us in anger for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy. And again he said: Now at the end of three years' struggle the nation's condition is not what either party or any man desired or expected. God alone can claim it. Whither it is tending seems plain. If God now wills the...
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The Philippines to the End of the Military Régime: America Overseas

Charles Burke Elliott - Philippines - 1916 - 541 pages
...unexpected places. "I claim not to have controlled events," said Lincoln, "but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now at the end of three...nation's condition is not what either party or any man desired or expected." The world is never the same after as before a war. "A stricken field," says Lord...
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THE PHILIPPINES TO THE END OF THE MILITARY REGIME AMERICA OVERSEAS

CHARLES BURKE ELLIOTT, Ph. D., LL.D. - 1916
...unexpected places. "I claim not to have controlled events," said Lincoln, "but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now at the end of three...nation's condition is not what either party or any man desired or expected." The world is never the same after as before a war. "A stricken field," says Lord...
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