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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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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William O. Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 536 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." No words so daring, no such unequivocal statement...
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Kings without crowns; or Lives of American presidents, with a sketch of the ...

Charles H. Evans - 1884
...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.' He had taken up an unmistakeable position....
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Why I Am a Republican: A History of the Republican Party, a Defense of Its ...

George Sewall Boutwell - Presidential candidates - 1884 - 264 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. Have wo no tendency to the latter condition?...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 716 pages
...pkce 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." No words so daring, no such unequivocal statement...
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Abraham Lincoln

Ernest Foster - 1885 - 128 pages
...whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far on into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South." This was a bold speech ; but Lincoln was not...
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The Life and Times of Samuel Bowles, Volume 1

George Spring Merriam - Springfield Republican - 1885 - 454 pages
...— I do not expect the house to fall ; but I do 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." This declaration was followed by a lucid...
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Lincoln and Stanton: A Study of the War Administration of 1861 and 1862 ...

William Darrah Kelley - United States - 1885 - 110 pages
...expect the House to fall, but I do expect that it will cease to be divided. It will become all the one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, — old as well as new, North as well as South." And Mr. Johnson tells us that he added...
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The Life and Times of Samuel Bowles, Volume 1

George Spring Merriam - Springfield Republican - 1885 - 444 pages
...the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is hi 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." This declaration was followed by a lucid...
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The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3

New England - 1885
...place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in a 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." These were prophetic words ; and they...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 912 pages
...remarkable speech — which at once attracted the attention of the Country — Mr. Lincoln said : " We are now far into the fifth year, since a policy...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South." * He then proceeded to lay bare and closely...
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