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" No one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century; here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall... "
Papers relating to foreign affairs [afterw.] Foreign relations of the United ... - Page 388
by United States dept. of state - 1866
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 848 pages
...parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a centnry ; here ray children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A dutydevolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 840 pages
...position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century ; here my children were born, and here one of them lies huried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater...
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Our Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln: Voices from the Pulpit of New York ...

George Bancroft - Rare books - 1865 - 436 pages
...I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than one-quarter of a century. Here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon 1 shall see you again." These words in their very sadness seem to me to have been a prophecy. You will...
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The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military ..., Volume 1

Thomas Mears Eddy - Illinois - 1865 - 642 pages
...hare lived more than a quarter of a oentury ; here my children were born, and here one of them liea buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which id, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of WASHINGTON....
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The Nation's Sacrifice: Abraham Lincoln. Two Discourses, Delivered on Sunday ...

Amory Dwight Mayo - Funeral sermons - 1865 - 36 pages
...11, 1861, from Springfield, Illinois, to the national capital. To his friends, at parting, he said: "A duty devolves upon me, which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded except for the aid of Divine...
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Our Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln: Voices from the Pulpit of New York ...

George Bancroft - Rare books - 1865 - 438 pages
...address to his fellow-citizens, when, first leavhig his home for the scene of his labors. He says: " A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of "Washington, lie never \vonld have succeeded except for the aid of Divine...
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A Sermon on the Assassination of President Lincoln

Marvin Richardson Vincent - 1865 - 60 pages
...inauguration. Well might he look forward with apprehension. Well might he say on leaving his Western home: " A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington." But once committed to his duty he was not the man to shrink....
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The Loyal West in the Times of the Rebellion: Also, Before and Since: Being ...

John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - Mississippi River Valley - 1865 - 778 pages
...depot, upon leaving his quiet village home, to assume the presidency of this great nation, he said: "A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington. I hope you, my friends, will all PRAY that I may receive DIVINE...
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Our Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln: Voices from the Pulpit of New York ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1865 - 570 pages
...svell four years ago. with the affecting words : " I know not how soon I shall see yon again . A dut j devolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded except for the aid of Divine...
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Home Thoughts and Public Utterances: On Entertaining and Practical Subjects

William Baldwin Affleck - Temperance - 1866 - 234 pages
...position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century ; here...perhaps greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded except for the aid of Divine...
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