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" A house divided against itself cannot stand." I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved; I do not expect the house to fall; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It... "
Great Debates in American History: State rights (1798-1861); slavery (1858-1861) - Page 107
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The History of the Great Republic: Considered from a Christian Stand-point

Jesse Truesdell Peck - United States - 1868 - 774 pages
...it where the public mind shall rest iu the belief that' it is in tlie course of ultimate extinction; or its advocates will push it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South." Mr. Seward made his famous announcement concerning...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 20; Volume 42

Literature - 1891 - 1016 pages
...the fifth year since a policy was initiated, with the avowed object and confident promise of pulling an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South. Here is the famous doctrine of the " irrepressible...
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A Historical Account of the Neutrality of Great Britain During the American ...

Mountague Bernard - Great Britain - 1870 - 542 pages
...I do not expect the house to fall, but I do expect that it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South." 1 In the South itself the contest had not...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 34

Literature - 1887 - 980 pages
...place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates will push it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South, "t Then followed his demonstration, through...
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Commentaries Upon International Law, Volume 1

Sir Robert Phillimore - International law - 1871 - 800 pages
...not expect the house to fall ; but I do " expect that it will cease to be divided. It will become " all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, " old as well as new, North as well as South " (A). In 1865 the status of Slavery was formally...
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The Lives and Deeds of Our Self-made Men

Harriet Beecher Stowe - United States - 1872 - 690 pages
...Convention: — If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South." In this brief statement, Mr. Lincoln set forth...
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The Struggle of '72: The Issues and Candidates of the Present Political ...

Everett Chamberlin - Campaign literature - 1872 - 568 pages
...dissolved ; I do not expect the house to fall: but I expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new—North as well as South." , Mr. Lincoln's demonstration of the tendency...
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Memoir of Roger Brooke Taney, LL.D.: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of ...

Samuel Tyler - Electronic books - 1872 - 674 pages
...arrest the farther spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction, or its advocates...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States — old as well as new, North as well as South." It was a thing impossible, that the South...
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Memoir of Roger Brooke Taney, LL.D.: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of ...

Samuel Tyler - Electronic books - 1872 - 676 pages
...arrest the farther spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in t/ie belief thai it i* in the course of ultimate extinction, or its advocates...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States — old as well as new, North as well as South." It was a thing impossible, that the South...
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The Struggle of '72: The Issues and Candidates of the Present Political Campaign

Everett Chamberlin - Campaign literature - 1872 - 586 pages
...arrest the further spread of 1t, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates will push it forward till 1t shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new — North as well as South." Mr....
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