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" We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We are met to dedicate a portion of it as the final resting-place of those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this. " But, in a larger... "
Abraham Lincoln and His Presidency - Page 205
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1903
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Patriotic Eloquence: Being Selections from One Hundred Years of National ...

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - Readers - 1866 - 334 pages
...we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our power to add...dedicated here to the unfinished work that they have thus far so nobly carried on. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining...
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Half-hours with the Best American Authors, Volume 2

American literature - 1886
...we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow, this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our power to add...dedicated here to the unfinished work that they have thus far so nobly carried on. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining...
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Life of Schuyler Colfax

Ovando James Hollister - 1886 - 535 pages
...ground. He whose remains slumber here till the resurrection morn has, by his services to this nation, consecrated it far above our power to add or detract. The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what he did for us. Let...
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Crown Jewels or Gems of Literature Art and Music

Henry Davenport Northrop - American literature - 1888 - 632 pages
...endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We are met to dedicate a portion of it as the final resting-place of those who here gave their lives...it far above our power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It...
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The Great Invasion of 1863: Or, General Lee in Pennsylvania. Embracing an ...

Jacob Hoke - Chambersburg (Pa.) - 1887 - 613 pages
...we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here have consecrated it far above our power to add...dedicated here to the unfinished work that they have thus so nobly carried on. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before...
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The Lawyer, the Statesman and the Soldier

George Sewall Boutwell - Grant, Ulysses Simpson - 1887 - 232 pages
...we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our power to add...dedicated here to the unfinished work that they have thus far so nobly carried on. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining...
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The Great Invasion of 1863 ...: A Statement of the General Sickles ...

Jacob Hoke - Gettysburg Campaign, 1863 - 1887 - 581 pages
...we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here have consecrated it far above our power to add...dedicated here to the unfinished work that they have thus so nobly carried on. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before...
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United States History by the Brace System: A Study of the History of the ...

John Trainer - United States - 1887 - 225 pages
...words; " We cannot consecrate nor hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our power to add or detract. The world will but little note, nor long remember, what we say here;but it can never forget what they did here....
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A Drill Book in the Elements of the English Language

Edward Conant - English language - 1887 - 156 pages
...cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow, this ground. (7) The brave men, living and dead who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our power to add or detract. (8) The world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here; but it can never forget what they...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our power to add...dedicated here to the unfinished work that they have thus far so nobly carried on. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining...
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