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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 Life of Stephen A. Douglas - Page 399
by James Washington Sheahan - 1860 - 528 pages
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
..." 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 year...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...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 254 pages
...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 year,...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...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 248 pages
...If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could hetter judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth year,...opinion, it will not cease, until a crisis shall have heen reached and passed. " A house divided against itself cannot stand." I helieve this government...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 254 pages
...what to do, and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth year, since a policy was Initiated whL the avowed object, and confident promise, of putting...until a crisis shall have been reached and passed. " Л houee divided against itˇelf cannot stand.1' I believe this government cannot endure permanently...
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The Life, Speeches, and Public Services of Abram [sic] Lincoln: Together ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 117 pages
...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 year,...putting an end to slavery agitation. Under the operation ot that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion,...
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Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1860 - 268 pages
...made the entire quotation from that speech that I can make it from memory. I used this language : " We are now far into the fifth year, since a policy...object and confident promise of putting an end to the slavery agitation. Under the operation of this policy, that agitation has not only not ceased,...
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THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN,

D.W. BARTLETT - 1860
...upon the Bible. His perversions upon it are endless. Here now are my views upon it in brief. I said we are now far into the fifth year, since a policy...object and confident promise of putting an end to the slavery agitation. Is it not so ? When that Nebraska bill was brought forward four years ago last...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 254 pages
...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 year, since a policy was initiated wii_ the avowed object, and confident promise, of putting an end to Slavery agitation. Under the operation...
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Life of Stephen A. Douglas: United States Senator from Illinois

Henry Martyn Flint - 1860 - 457 pages
...quotation and all (laughter). I give his exact language : " In my opinion it [the slavery agitation] will not cease 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. I do not...
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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 and passed. 'A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this Government cannot endure permanently, half slave and half free. I do...
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