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" We are now far into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented.... "
The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it - Page 132
by Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
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The Life of Stephen A. Douglas

James Washington Sheahan - Politicians - 1860 - 528 pages
...where we are and whither we are tending, we conld bctter jndge what to do and how to do it. We arc now far into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with the avowed object and confident promise of pntting an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only...
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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
...the party. I will read a single extract from that speech : "In my opinion, it (the slavery agitation) will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached...passed. 'A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this Government cannot endure permanently, half slave and half free. I do not expect the...
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A Political Text Book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 254 pages
...could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and bow to do it We are now far into the fifth year, since a policy was Initiated wib_ the avowed object, and confident promise, of putting an end to Slavery agitation. Under the operation...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 248 pages
...where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it. Л\'е are now far into the fifth year, since a policy was initiated witi. the avowed object, and confident promise, of putting an end to Slavery agitation. Under the operation...
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The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln: With a Portrait on ...

David W. Bartlett - Campaign literature - 1860 - 354 pages
...new. North as well as South." That was my sentiment at that time. In connection with it, I said, " we are now far into the fifth year, since a policy was inaugurated with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation. Under...
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LIVES AND SPEECHES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND HANNIBAL HAMLIN

1860
...as new, North as well as South." That ~was my sentiment at that time. In connection with it, I said, "We are now far into the fifth year, since a policy was inaugurated with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation. Under...
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THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, OF ILLINOIS, AND HON ...

1860
...I delivered at Springfield, which I believe I can quote correctly from memory. I said there that " we are now far into the fifth year since a policy was instituted for the avowed object, and with the confident promise, of putting an end to slavery agitation;...
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Sketches in North America: With Some Account of Congress and of the Slavery ...

Hugo Reid - Electronic book - 1861 - 320 pages
...equally obnoxious to the pro-slavery party. He had said, " In my opinion it [the slavery agitation] will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached...passed. 'A house divided against itself cannot stand. 5 I believe this Government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. ii The opponents of...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...June, 1858, before the Springfield Convention, in which he said : " In my opinion the Slavery agitation will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached...• 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...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...Springfield 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 itself cannot stand.' I believe this Government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union...
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