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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 Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm - History - 2005 - 247 pages
...16, 1858, Lincoln argued that the agitation over slavery, will not cease, until 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, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in...
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Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered

John Channing Briggs - History - 2005 - 370 pages
...not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease, until 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, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in...
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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - History - 2005 - 284 pages
...ceased, but has constantly augmented. "In my opinion, it will not cease, until a crisis shall have been reached, and passed. "A house divided against...the other. "Either the opponents of slavery, will... place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction;...
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Unto a Good Land: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1900

David Edwin Harrell Jr., Edwin S. Gaustad, John B. Boles, Sally Foreman Griffith - History - 2005 - 843 pages
...— I do not expect the House to fall — but I do expect it to cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...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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Indivisible: Uniting Values for a Divided America

Martha Zoller - History - 2005 - 206 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." During the mid-nineteenth century, Lincoln...
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The Civil War and the Constitution 1859-1865, Vol. 1, Volume 1

John W. Burgess - History - 2005 - 352 pages
...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. 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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Bitter Fruits of Bondage: The Demise of Slavery and the Collapse of the ...

Armstead L. Robinson - History - 2005 - 352 pages
...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. 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 Eminent Domain Revolt: Changing Perceptions in a New Constitutional Epoch

John Ryskamp - Law - 2007 - 269 pages
...not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease, until 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, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in...
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The American Dream vs. The Gospel of Wealth: The Fight for a Productive ...

Norton Garfinkle - Political Science - 2008 - 240 pages
...not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion it will not cease until 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, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in...
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The Time of Slavery

Elizabeth Sirimarco - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 114 pages
...not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease, until 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, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in...
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