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" I have often inquired of myself what great principle or idea it was that kept this Confederacy so long together. It was not the mere matter of the separation of the colonies from the motherland, but that sentiment in the Declaration of Independence which... "
Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs - Page 84
by United States. Department of State - 1866
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 27

1867 - 912 pages
...SPIRIT. — " I have never had a feeling politically that did not spring from the sentiments embodied in the Declaration of Independence, which gave liberty, not alone to the people of this country, but to the world in all future time. If the country can not be saved without giving up that principle,...
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The Century, Volume 113

Literature - 1927 - 976 pages
...politically, that did not spring from the Declaration of Independence. . . . It was not the mere matter of separation of the colonies from the motherland, but...liberty not alone to the people of this country, but hope to all the world, for all future time, which gave promise that in due time the weights would be...
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Addresses [1870-1880.]

James Abram Garfield - United States - 1871 - 276 pages
...and soldiers of the army who achieved that independence. I have often inquired of myself what gieat principle or idea it was that kept this confederacy...matter of the separation of the colonies from the mother laud, but that sentiment in the Declaration of Independence which gave liberty not alone to...
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History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut: From the First Indian ..., Volume 2

William Cothren - Bethlehem (Conn. : Town) - 1872 - 878 pages
...occasion he uttered the following memorable and heartfull words : "I have often inquired of myself what great principle or idea it was that kept this...matter of the separation of the Colonies from the mother land ; but that sentiment in the Declaration of Independence which gave liberty, not alone to...
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History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut: From the First Indian ..., Volume 2

William Cothren - Bethlehem (Conn. : Town) - 1872 - 821 pages
...long together. It was not the mere matter of the separation of the Colonies from the mother land ; but that sentiment in the Declaration of Independence...gave liberty, not alone to the people of this country p, but I hope to the world, for all future time. It was that which gave promise^ that, in due time,...
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The Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War in the United States of ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1874 - 1956 pages
...that independence. I have often inquired of myself what great principle or idea it was that kept the Confederacy so long together. It was not the mere matter of the separation of the Colonies from the mother land, hut that sentiment in the Declaration of Independence which gave liberty, not alone to...
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The History of the Civil War in America: Comprising a Full and ..., Volume 1

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - United States - 1875 - 574 pages
...long together. It was not the mere matter of the separation of the Colonies from the mother land ; but that sentiment in the Declaration of Independence...liberty, not alone to the people of this country, Twt I hope to the world, for all future time. It was that which gave promise, that, in due time, the...
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History of the United States: From 1492 to 1872

Samuel Eliot - United States - 1876 - 542 pages
...Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, on Washington's birthday, he said, " I have often inquired of myself, what great principle or idea it was that kept this confederacy so long together ; " he was alluding to the revolution. '•'• It was not the mere matter of the separation of the...
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History of the United States: From 1492 to 1872

Samuel Eliot - United States - 1876 - 538 pages
...Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, on Washington's birthday, he said, " I have often inquired of myself, what great principle or idea it was that kept this confederacy so long together ; " he was alluding to the revolution. <; It was not the mere matter of the separation of the colonies...
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The Life, Speeches and Public Services of Gen. James A. Garfield of Ohio

Russell H. Conwell - 1880 - 386 pages
...the officers and soldiers of the army who achieved that independence. I have often inquired of myself what great principle or idea it was that kept this...matter of the separation of the colonies from the mother land, but that sentiment in the Declaration of Independence, which gave liberty, not alone to...
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