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" 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 will become all one thing, or all the other.... "
American History - Page 362
by James Alton James, Albert Hart Sanford - 1909 - 565 pages
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 248 pages
...free. I do not expect the House to fall, but I do expect tt will cease tu be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of Slavery will arrest the further spread of H, and place U where Ihe public mind ahull rest In the bel═€═ that It Is...
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The Life, Speeches, and Public Services of Abram [sic] Lincoln: Together ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 117 pages
...I believe that this Government cannot endure permanently half slave arid half free. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in...
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Life of Stephen A. Douglas: United States Senator from Illinois

Henry Martyn Flint - 1860 - 457 pages
...free. 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 of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in...
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The Life of Stephen A. Douglas

James Washington Sheahan - Legislators - 1860 - 528 pages
...free. 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 of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in...
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Speech of Senator S. A. Douglas, on the Invasion of States: And His Reply to ...

Stephen Arnold Douglas - Slavery - 1860 - 16 pages
...free. I do not expect the house to fall but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become nil one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...Convention, in which he said : " In my opinion the Slavery agitation will not cease nntil a crisis shall have been reached and passed. ' A house divided against...other. Either the opponents of Slavery will arrest the further spread of it — place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it it in...
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Sketches in North America: With Some Account of Congress and of the Slavery ...

Hugo Reid - Electronic book - 1861 - 320 pages
...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 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 Comprehensive History of the Southern Rebellion and the War ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1862 - 512 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 of Slavery will arrest the further spread of it — place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in...
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Letters on the American Republic, Or, Common Fallacies and ..., Volume 4

Joshua Rhodes Balme - Freedmen - 1863 - 290 pages
...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 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 Sectional Controversy: Or, Passages in the Political History of the ...

William Chauncey Fowler - United States - 1863 - 269 pages
...free. 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 of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind will rest in the belief that it is in...
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