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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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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States
..."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...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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Marching to Victory: The Second Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 5

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1888 - 491 pages
...Congress when it assembled on the first Monday in December — words to be read through all time. " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise to the occasion. As our case is uew, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disinthrall ourselves,...
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Marching to Victory: The Second Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 5

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1888 - 491 pages
...are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise to the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disinthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. " Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history....
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Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1890 - 423 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...disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow Citizens, we can not escape history. We of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 6

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890
...we all do better ? " Object whatsoever is possible, still the question recurs, " Can we do better 1" 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 cannot escape history....
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Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1890 - 423 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...present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and wc must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Liberator: A Biographical Sketch

Charles Wallace French - Presidents - 1891 - 398 pages
...feelingly referred to the subject of the emancipation about to be consummated by Presidential decree: " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...occasion is piled high with difficulty and we must rise to the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. Fellow-citizens, we cannot...
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Lincoln, His Life and Time: Being the Life and Public Services of ..., Volume 1

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1891 - 808 pages
...we all do better?" Ob]ect 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 wo must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, no we must think anew, and act anew. We must disinthrall...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Liberator: A Biographical Sketch

Charles Wallace French - Presidents - 1891 - 398 pages
...are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty and we must rise to the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and of this administration will be remembered...
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LIFE OF LINCOLN

CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN - 1892
...you will perceive no want of respect to yourselves in any undue earnestness I may seem to display. The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...is new. so we must think anew and act anew. We must disinthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. "Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history....
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