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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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Commentaries Upon International Law, Volume 1

Robert Phillimore - International law - 1871
...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 " (A). In 1865 the status of Slavery was formally...
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The Lives and Deeds of Our Self-made Men

Harriet Beecher Stowe - United States - 1872 - 602 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." In this brief statement, Mr. Lincoln set forth...
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THE STRUGGLE OF '72, THE ISSUES AND CANDIDATES OF THE PRESENT POLITICAL CAMPAIGN

EVERETT CHAMBERLIN - 1872
...dissolved ; I do not expect the house to fall: but I expect 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." , Mr. Lincoln's demonstration of the tendency...
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Memoir of Roger Brooke Taney, LL.D.: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of ...

Samuel Tyler - Judges - 1872 - 659 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." It was a thing impossible, that the South...
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Memoir of Roger Brooke Taney, LL.D.: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of ...

Samuel Tyler - Judges - 1872 - 659 pages
...arrest the farther spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in t/ie belief thai it i* 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." It was a thing impossible, that the South...
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The Struggle of '72: The Issues and Candidates of the Present Political Campaign

Everett Chamberlin - Campaign literature - 1872 - 570 pages
...arrest the further spread of 1t, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates will push it forward till 1t shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new — North as well as South." Mr....
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 2

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1873
...dissolved ; I do not expect the house to fall ; but I do expect 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." Similar views were frequently expressed by...
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History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, Volume 2

Henry Wilson - Slavery - 1874 - 695 pages
...do not expect the house to fall. But I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all oue thing, or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery...the course of ultimate extinction ; or its advocates will push it forward, until it shall become alike lawful in all the States, — old as well as new,...
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THE ANNALS OF KANSAS.

DANIEL W. WILDER - 1875
...I do not expect the Union to dissolve ; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents...the course of ultimate extinction, or its advocates will push it forward until it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North...
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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...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the states, old as well as ne\v — North as well as South." ' Caviling Greeley still claimed, in 1860,...
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