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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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Speeches on Political Questions [1850-1868]

George Washington Julian - Civil rights - 1872 - 472 pages
...his late message, that " the dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present ; " that "as our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew ; " and that " we must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country." I believe no commander...
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Speeches on Political Questions [1850-1868]

George Washington Julian - Civil rights - 1872 - 472 pages
...administration. He saw then, what the President has finally discovered and told us in his late message, that " the dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present; " that "as our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew;" and that "we must disenthrall ourselves,...
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Anecdotes of Public Men, Volume 1

John Wien Forney - Statesmen - 1873 - 444 pages
...we are going through on this line if it takes three years more." From his second annual message : " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthral ourselves, and then we shall save our country. " Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history....
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Anecdotes of Public Men, Volume 1

John Wien Forney - Statesmen - 1873 - 444 pages
...we are going through on this line if it takes three years more." From his second annual message : " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthral ourselves, and then we shall save our country. " Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history....
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 11

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1875
...if I read a brief lesson, which seems written for the hour. The words are as beautiful as emphatic. "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country." These are the words of Abraham Lincoln.1 They are as full of vital force now as when he uttered them....
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A complete history of the great rebellion; or, The civil war in the United ...

James Moore (M.D.) - 1875
...rebellion, and restore the Union. The President concludes in language dear to every loyal heart. " 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, we must think and act anew. We...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 11

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1877
...if I read a brief lesson, which seems written for the hour. The words are as beautiful as emphatic. "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, BO we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country."...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1882 - 655 pages
...the question recurs ''can we do better?" The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the storm) present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty,...and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, vu cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this Administration, will be remembered in spite...
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Proceedings of the Reunion Society of Vermont Officers, ... with ..., Volume 2

Reunion Society of Vermont Officers - Local history - 1906
...second annual message he asks Congress to excuse any undue earnestness on his part and then says : "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 and act anew....
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 810 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...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...
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