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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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Lectures and Sermons

William James Potter - Sermons, American - 1895 - 372 pages
...intent. Hear the deep, stately, measured tones as they seem to come from the distant heavens : — "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion . . . We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. . . . No personal significance...
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Discovery of America

Jacob Abbott - Indians of North America - 1860
...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...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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Agnosticism and Religion

Jacob Gould Schurman - Agnosticism - 1896 - 181 pages
...1UNIVERSITY LIBRARY CB 14 j 9/5 Nartnaati . JS Cushing & Co. — Berwick & Smith Norwood Maw. USA " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our [religion"}." CONTENTS PART I HUXLEY AND SCIENTIFIC AGNOSTICISM . . 1 PART II PHILOSOPHICAL AGNOSTICISM...
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Agnosticism and Religion

Jacob Gould Schurman - 1896 - 181 pages
...1896, BY CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS Norton oft JS Gushing & Co. — Berwick & Smith Norwood Mass. USA : " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall saw our [religion"]." CONTENTS PART I PASB HUXLEY AND SCIENTIFIC AGNOSTICISM . . 1 PART II PHILOSOPHICAL...
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Agnosticism and Religion

Jacob Gould Schurman - 1896 - 181 pages
...USA " The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to tie stormy present. The occasion is piled bigb with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion....act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then vie shall save our [religioit]." CONTENTS PART I PAGE HDXLEY AND SCIENTIFIC AGNOSTICISM . . 1 PART...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897, Volume 6

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - Presidents - 1897
..."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, u'e can not escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite...
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The North American Review, Volume 166

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1898
...to preserve our liberties as each had then to establish them ;" and as he added in another message : "As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthral ourselves, and then we shall save our country." To the man who perceives occasion for alarm...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Character Sketch

Robert Dickinson Sheppard - 1899 - 116 pages
...compensated emancipation. I cannot forbear quoting some of his words. In concluding his appeal he said: "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty. We must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthral...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897, Volume 6

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - Presidents - 1900
..."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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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - Presidents - 1900
...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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