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" 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 to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease to be divided.... "
Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas ... - Page 43
by Abraham Lincoln - 1860 - 268 pages
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 254 pages
...it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in tl*e course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as aew — North as well as South. Have we no tendency to the latter condition?...
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Sketches in North America: With Some Account of Congress and of the Slavery ...

Hugo Reid - Electronic book - 1861 - 320 pages
...believe this Government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. ii The opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as nsw— North as well as South." The same idea as Mr. Seward's " irrepressible...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...arrest the further spread of it — place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it it in the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, the old as well as the new — the Xorth as well as the South." This, taken in conjunction...
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The Comprehensive History of the Southern Rebellion and the War ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1862 - 512 pages
...arrest the further spread of it — place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, the old as well as the new — the North as well as the Sooth." This, taken in confirmation...
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DISCOURSE ON THE ASPECTS OF THE WAR

JAMES FREEMAN CLARKE - 1863
...possible; the terms of which are thus stated by Hon. ABRAHAM LINCOLN : "Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it...that it is in the course of ultimate extinction : or /Vs advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old 09 well...
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Letters on the American Republic, Or, Common Fallacies and ..., Volume 4

Joshua Rhodes Balme - Freedmen - 1863 - 290 pages
...arrest the farther spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction, or, its advocates...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South." This speech was interpreted by the Southerners...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 pages
...do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect that it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new — North as well as South." This almost prophetic statement, from one...
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The Life and Administration of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History ...

George Washington Bacon - Biography - 1865 - 183 pages
...the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall...forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new — North as well as South. " Have we no tendency to the latter condition...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...the operation of that policy that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well aa new, North- as well as South. Have we no tendency to the latter condition...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...operation of that policy that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly augmented. In ray opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall have...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South. Have we no tendency to the latter condition...
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