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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 Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 3

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 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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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 14

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1900
...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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Liberty Documents: With Contemporary Exposition and Critical Comments Drawn ...

Albert Bushnell Hart - Constitutional history - 1901 - 458 pages
...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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Liberty Documents: With Contemporary Exposition and Critical Comments Drawn ...

Albert Bushnell Hart - Constitutional history - 1901 - 458 pages
...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...anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, aud then we shall save our country. " Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. "We of this Congress...
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Two Wars: an Autobiography of General Samuel G. French ...: Mexican War; War ...

Samuel Gibbs French - Mexican War, 1846-1848 - 1901 - 404 pages
...Harper's Ferry, and for which he was apotheosized and numbered among the saints. Mr. Lincoln said: "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the...with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. Our case is new. We must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall...
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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln: Condensed from Nicolay & Hay's Abraham ...

John George Nicolay - 1902 - 578 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...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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Life of Abraham Lincoln: His Early History, Political Career, Speeches in ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett, Charles Walter Brown - Presidents - 1902 - 448 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...new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disinthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history....
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Army Letters, 1861-1865: Being Extracts from Private Letters to Relatives ...

Oliver Wilcox Norton - Appomattox Campaign, 1865 - 1903 - 355 pages
...last best hope of earth." I do hope that Congress will heartily support his plan, and remembering that "the dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present" will "rise to the occasion." I think I wrote to you at Warrenton what I thought of McClellan's removal,...
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Why Marriage Matters: America, Equality, and Gay People's Right to Marry

Evan Wolfson - Law - 2007 - 256 pages
...Frederick Douglass, vol. 2, ed. Philip S. Foner (New York: International Publishers, 1950), p. 437. 37. "As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act...disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country" (Abraham Lincoln, "Second Annual Message to Congress," US Capitol, Washington, DC, December 1, 1862)....
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Competing Conceptions of Academic Governance: Negotiating the Perfect Storm

William G. Tierney - Education - 2004 - 228 pages
...learning and research. Professors are embedded agents. Updating the Dogmas Abraham Lincoln said in 1862: "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. We must disenthrall ourselves" (Boritt...
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