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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 Constitutional and Political History of the United States - Page 284
by Hermann Von Holst - 1889
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion it 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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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 254 pages
...that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease, until a crisis shall have been reached...one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents of t-lavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the...
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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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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...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 house...
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A Political Text Book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 254 pages
...distinguished Republican standard-bearer in these words : " 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.' X believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and h*lf fr*e. I do not expect ihe House...
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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
...operation of that policy, that agitation had only not ceased, but had constantly augmented." " I believe it 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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THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, OF ILLINOIS, AND HON ...

1860
...broad in its abolitionism as to cover the whole ground. " In my opinion it [the slavery agitation] will not cease until a crisis shall have been rea-ched...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 house...
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THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN,

D.W. BARTLETT - 1860
...that policy, that agitation has not only 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 itself cannot stand.'7 I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 254 pages
...Republican standard-bearer in these words : " In my opinion it (the Slavery agitation) will not ceaee 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 expect the House...
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The Life, Speeches, and Public Services of Abram [sic] Lincoln: Together ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 117 pages
...agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion it will not cease till a crisis shall have been reached and passed. ' A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe that this Government cannot endure permanently half slave arid half free. It will become...
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