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" The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: For the Young Man and the Sabbath School - Page 148
by William Cunningham Gray - 1868 - 200 pages
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - Confederate States of America - 1864 - 440 pages
...can we all do better?" Object whatsoever is possible, still the question recurs "can we do better?" The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, wt cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this Administration, will be remembered in spite...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...can we all do better ?" Object whatsoever is possible, still the question recurs, "can we do better?" The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthral ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history....
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Abott A. Abott - 1864 - 100 pages
...can succeed only by concert. It is not 'can any of us imagine better,' but 'can we all do better ?' " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As ur case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Electronic book - 1864 - 510 pages
..."Can we alt do better?" Object whatsoever is possible, still the question recurs, " Can we do better?" The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and jire must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must...
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Union and Anti-slavery Speeches

Charles Daniel Drake - Missouri - 1864 - 431 pages
...all do better ? ' Object whatsoever is possible, still the question recurs, ' can we do better ? ' The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulties, and we must rise with the occasion. , As our case is new, so we must think anew. We must...
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The Martyr's Monument: Being the Patriotism and Political Wisdom of Abraham ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1885 - 297 pages
...we all do better?" Object whatsoever is possible, still the question recurs, " can we do better ?" The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves....
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 653 pages
...can we all do better?" Object whatsoever is possible, still the question recurs " can we do better ?" The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, let cannot escape hisU>ry. We, of this Congress and this Administration, will be remembered in spite...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 653 pages
...can wo all do better?" Object whatsoever is possible, still the question recurs "can we do better?" 865 tc« cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this Administration, will be remembered in spite...
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The History of the Civil War in the United States: Its Cause, Origin ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - United States - 1865 - 1021 pages
...the following appeal, which was as impressive as it was original, both in thought and in language: " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. We cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration will be remembered in spite of...
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The Living Age, Volume 87

1865
...the expense of the nation, be easily surpassed in the depth and earnestness of its entreaty : — " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disinthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our j country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history....
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