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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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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Godfrey Leland - 1879 - 246 pages
...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 shall...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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Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States

Charles Godfrey Leland - United States - 1879 - 250 pages
...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 shall...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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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Godfrey Leland - 1879 - 246 pages
...arrest the further*~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. "Have we no tendency to the latter condition'?...
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American Patriotism: Speeches, Letters, and Other Papers which Illustrate ...

Orators - 1880 - 674 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 as new, North as well as South. Have we no tendency to the latter condition...
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Discovery and Conquests of the North-west, with the History of Chicago, Part 6

Rufus Blanchard - Chicago - 1881 - 768 pages
...only not closed, but has constantly augmented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis has been reached and passed, A house divided against itself...it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North, as well as South." This was uttered, as Mr. Greeley says, by...
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Discovery and Conquests of the North-west, with the History of Chicago: By ...

Rufus Blanchard - Chicago (Ill.) - 1881 - 768 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 was uttered, as Mr. Greeley says, by...
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Four Years in the Army of the Potomac: A Soldier's Recollections

Evan Rowland Jones - United States - 1881 - 246 pages
...place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in 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 new, North as well as South." These prophetic words cost him the position...
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History of American Politics (non-partisan): Embracing a History of the ...

Walter Raleigh Houghton - Political parties - 1882 - 550 pages
...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." Douglas arrived at Chicago on the 9th of...
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The Lincoln Memorial ; Album-immortelles: Original Life Pictures, with ...

Osborn Hamiline Oldroyd - 1882 - 543 pages
...— 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. I have always hated slavery, I think, as much...
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History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: 1800-1880

George Washington Williams - African Americans - 1882 - 611 pages
...I 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...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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