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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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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 270 pages
...it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in tl*e 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 aew — North as well as South. Have we no tendency to the latter condition?...
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Sketches in North America: With Some Account of Congress and of the Slavery ...

Hugo Reid - Electronic book - 1861 - 328 pages
...believe this Government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. ii The opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as nsw— North as well as South." The same idea as Mr. Seward's " irrepressible...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861 - 572 pages
...arrest the further spread of it — place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it it in the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, the old as well as the new — the Xorth as well as the South." This, taken in conjunction...
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The Comprehensive History of the Southern Rebellion and the War ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1862 - 542 pages
...arrest the further spread of it — place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, the old as well as the new — the North as well as the Sooth." This, taken in confirmation...
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DISCOURSE ON THE ASPECTS OF THE WAR

JAMES FREEMAN CLARKE - 1863 - 920 pages
...possible; the terms of which are thus stated by Hon. ABRAHAM LINCOLN : "Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it...that it is in the course of ultimate extinction : or /Vs advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old 09 well...
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Letters on the American Republic, Or, Common Fallacies and ..., Volume 4

Joshua Rhodes Balme - Freed persons - 1863 - 308 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." This speech was interpreted by the Southerners...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 694 pages
...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." This almost prophetic statement, from one...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - Presidents - 1865 - 898 pages
...CONVENTION:—If wę 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...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well aa new, North- as well as South. Have we no tendency to the latter condition...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT A HISTORY OF THE GREAT CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES ...

HORACE GREELEY - 1865 - 670 pages
...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." This almost prophetic statement, from one...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Sixteenth President of the United States ...

Frank Crosby - Presidents - 1865 - 498 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 we no tendency to the latter condition...
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