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" Suppose you go to war, you cannot fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides, and no gain on either, you cease fighting, the identical old questions as to terms of intercourse are again upon you. "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 284
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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Silent Film and the Triumph of the American Myth

Paula Marantz Cohen - Performing Arts - 2001 - 234 pages
...intercourse more advantageous, or more satisfactory, after sepa- 35 ration than before? Can aliens make treaties, easier than friends can make laws?...gain on either, you cease fighting, the identical old questions, as to terms of intercourse, are again upon 40 you." 5 There is no line, straight or...
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Methods of Rhetorical Criticism: A Twentieth-century Perspective

Bernard L. Brock, Robert Lee Scott, James W. Chesebro - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 524 pages
...make that intercourse more advantageous or more satisfactory, after separation than before? Can aliens make treaties easier than friends can make laws? Can...gain on either, you cease fighting, the identical old questions, as to terms of intercourse, are again upon you. This country, with its institutions,...
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One United People: The Federalist Papers and the National Idea

Edward Millican - History
...to face, and intercourse, either amicable or hostile, must continue between them. . . . Can aliens make treaties easier than friends can make laws? Can...faithfully enforced between aliens, than laws can between friends?"14 These are clearly the sentiments of Publius. In the twentieth century, the clearest...
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Lincoln, the War President: The Gettysburg Lectures

Gabor S. Boritt - History - 1992 - 272 pages
...nothing. In 1861, hoping to discourage civil war, he had told his disgruntled southern countrymen: "suppose you go to war, you cannot fight always; and...gain on either, you cease fighting, the identical old question[s] ... are again upon you." But, to repeat, the president learned. This new war-making...
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Constituting Americans: Cultural Anxiety and Narrative Form

Priscilla Wald, Professor of English and Women's Studies Priscilla Wald - History - 1995 - 390 pages
...make that intercourse more advantageous or more satisfactory, after separation than before? Can aliens make treaties easier than friends can make laws? Can...enforced between aliens than laws can among friends? (AL, 4:269) The reality of secession and the power of anti-amalgamation sentiment prompt Lincoln to...
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Of the People, by the People, for the People and Other Quotations from ...

Abraham Lincoln, Peter C. Vermilyea, G. S. Boritt, Jakob B. Boritt, Deborah R. Huso - History - 1996 - 162 pages
...reprinted in Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, v. 3, p. 481. Rutgers University Press ( 1953, 1990). Suppose you go to war, you cannot fight always; and...gain on either, you cease fighting, the identical old questions, as to terms of intercourse, are again upon you. "First Inaugural Address," March 4,...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - History - 1999 - 440 pages
...make that intercourse more advantageous or more satisfactory after separation than before? Can aliens make treaties easier than friends can make laws? Can...laws can among friends? Suppose you go to war, you can not fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides and no gain on either, you cease fighting,...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - History - 2004 - 576 pages
...make that intercourse more advantageous or more satisfactory, after separation than before? Can aliens make treaties easier than friends can make laws? Can...gain on either, you cease fighting, the identical old questions, as to terms of intercourse, are again upon you. The dominant theme in the remaining...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...make that intercourse more advantageous or more satisfactory after separation than before? Can aliens make treaties easier than friends can make laws? Can...laws can among friends? Suppose you go to war, you can not fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides and no gain on either, you cease fighting,...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Jim F. Watts, Fred L. Israel, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...make that intercourse more advantageous or more satisfactory after separation than before? Can aliens make treaties easier than friends can make laws? Can...laws can among friends? Suppose you go to war, you can not fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides and no gain on either, you cease fighting,...
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