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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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Friedrich Hecker: Two Lives for Liberty

Sabine Freitag - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 492 pages
...dissolved - 1 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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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinc tion; or its advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in nll the States, old as well as new, North as well as South." He put together this and that circumstance...
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We Hold These Truths

Randall Norman Desoto - Religion - 2007 - 262 pages
...expect the house to fall— but I do expect it to cease to be divided. " He went on, "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 Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: How Faith Shaped an American ...

Philip L. Ostergard - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 272 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 Negro in Our History [Facsimile Edition]

Carter G. Woodson - Social Science - 2008 - 412 pages
...not eeascd, 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 Father of Baseball : A Biography of Henry Chadwick

Andrew J. Schiff - Sports & Recreation - 2008 - 268 pages
...speech, declaring that the Union will "cease to be divided." He also suggested that 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." While the late 1850s were a tempestuous time...
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The Shut Mouth Society

James D. Best - Fiction - 2008 - 332 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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Coercion and the State

David A. Reidy, Walter J. Riker - Law - 2008 - 259 pages
...Massachusetts Press: 1984); p. 100. 'house divided' speech, Abraham Lincoln warned that "[slavery's] 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;" if anyone doubted this, Lincoln suggested...
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