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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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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1892 - 542 pages
...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 disiuthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. "Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history....
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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

John Torrey Morse - 1893
...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 [shall] be remembered in...
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McClure's Magazine ..., Volume 12

1899
...'Can we all do better?' Object whatsoever is possible, still the question occurs, ' 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 cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - Presidents - 1893 - 542 pages
...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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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1893 - 542 pages
...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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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...all do better ? " Object whatsoever is possible, still the question occurs, " Can we do better 1 " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. We say we are for the Union. The world will not forget...
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The Table Talk of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 154 pages
...if it were just, would certainly be unwise." • SECOND ANNUAL MESSAGE TO CONGRESS, DEC. 1, 1862. " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then shall we save our country." • TO A WOMAN PREACHER OF THE SOCIETY OF PROGRESSIVE FRIENDS, WHO DELIVERED...
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Words of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1898 - 57 pages
...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...and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is entirely new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...all do better ? " Object whatsoever is possible, still the question occurs, " Can we do better T " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled nigh with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew...
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Complete Works

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...Letter to Charles D. Drake and Others, Oct. 5,1863, vol. IX, p. /57. QUIET PAST AND STORMY PRESENT The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. Annual Message to Congress, Dec. 1, 1862, vol. VIII, p. 131. No MENDING FOR BROKEN EGGS Broken eggs...
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