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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 Civil Government of the States: And the Constitutional History of the ...

Patrick Cudmore - Constitutional history - 1875 - 262 pages
...formally announced by Seward, in his famous Rochester Speech, Oct. 25, 1858. In 1858, Lincoln said: "In my opinion it will not cease until a crisis shall...passed." A house divided against itself cannot stand ! I believe the government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the...
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THE ANNALS OF KANSAS.

DANIEL W. WILDER - 1875
...until it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South. . . . 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 new abolitionists, a narrative of a year's work, an account of the ...

British, continental, and general federation for the abolition of government regulation of prostitution - 1876
...following words pronounced by Abraham Lincoln are singularly applicable to our own position : — " We are now far into the fifth year since a policy was initiated by our opponents with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to the slavery agitation....
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States, Volume 6

Hermann Von Holst - Constitutions - 1889
...of themselves gradually subside with the wind. " The agitation of the slavery question," he said, " 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 Union...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Godfrey Leland - 1879 - 246 pages
...whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far on into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with...Under the operation of that policy, that agitation had not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States

Charles Godfrey Leland - United States - 1879 - 250 pages
...whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far on into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with...Under the operation of that policy, that agitation had not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis...
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American Patriotism: Speeches, Letters, and Other Papers which Illustrate ...

Orators - 1880 - 674 pages
...CONVENTION: — If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth...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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Discovery and Conquests of the North-west, with the History of Chicago, Part 6

Rufus Blanchard - Chicago - 1881 - 768 pages
...are. and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far in the fifth year, since a policy was initiated with...operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not closed, but ha? constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis has been reached...
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The Vassar Miscellany, Volume 11

Universities and colleges - 1881
...day. In his opening speech, he said : " The Union cannot permanently endure, half slave and half free. We are now far into the fifth year, since a policy...confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation. It will not cease, vntil a crisis shall have been reached and passed. " He did not make the Harper's...
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The Bench and Bar of Mississippi

James Daniel Lynch - Judges - 1881 - 539 pages
...President-elect. "'It is my opinion,' says Mr. Lincoln, 'that the slavery agitation will not cense until 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. 1 do not expect the house...
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