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" In cases of extreme necessity, there could always be means found to cheat the law; while in all other cases it would have its intended effect. I would favor the passage of a law on this subject which might not be very easily evaded. Let it be such that... "
The early life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 129
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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THE LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN;

WARD H. LAMON - 1872
...would favor the passage of a law on this subject which might not be very easily evaded. Let it be such that the labor and difficulty of evading it could only be justified in cases of greatest necessity.1 Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it,...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as ..., Volume 2

Ward Hill Lamon, Chauncey F. Black - Legislators - 1872 - 547 pages
...are deficient in their present form, and require alterations. But, considering the great probability that the framers of those laws were wiser than myself, I should prefer uot meddling with them, unless they were first attacked by others ; in which case I should feel it...
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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

John Torrey Morse - 1893
...education." He deprecated changes in existing laws; for, he said, "considering the great probability that the framers of those laws were wiser than myself, I should prefer not meddling with them." The clumsy phraseology of his closing paragraph coupled not badly a frank avowal of ambition with an...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865, Volume 64

Presidents - 1894 - 237 pages
...others—are deficient in their present form, and require alterations. But considering the great probability that the framers of those laws were wiser than myself,...should prefer not meddling with them, unless they were first attacked by others, in which case I should feel it both a privilege For my part, I desire to...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...are deficient in their present form, and require alterations. But considering the great probability that the framers of those laws were wiser than myself,...should prefer not meddling with them, unless they were first attacked by others, in which case I should feel it both a privilege B and a duty to take that...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln, John Hay - United States - 1894
...would favor the passage of a law on this subject which niight not be very easily evaded. Let it be such that the labor and difficulty of evading it could only be justified in cases of greatest necessity. Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it. I can only...
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Abraham Lincoln's Speeches

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1895 - 371 pages
...passage of a law on this subject which might not be very easily evaded. Let it be such that the labour and difficulty of evading it could only be justified in cases of greatest necessity. Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only...
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A constitutional history of the American people, 1776-1850, Volume 1

Francis Newton Thorpe - Law - 1898
...would favor the passage of a law on this subject which might not be very easily evaded. Let it be such that the labor and difficulty of evading it could only be justified in cases of greatest necessity. Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man of the People

Norman Hapgood - Presidents - 1899 - 433 pages
...would favor the passage of a law on this subject which might not be very easily evaded. Let it be such, that the labor and difficulty of evading it could only be justified in cases of greatest necessity. " Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man of the People

Norman Hapgood - Presidents - 1899 - 433 pages
...would favor the passage of a law on this subject which might not be very easily evaded. Let it be such, that the labor and difficulty of evading it could only be justified in cases of greatest necessity. " Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only...
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