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" What good would a proclamation of emancipation from me do, especially as we are now situated ? I do not want to issue a document that the whole world will see must necessarily be inoperative, like the Pope's bull against the comet! "
St. Nicholas - Page 828
by Mary Mapes Dodge - 1906
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...that either the one or the other class is mistaken in that belief, and perhaps in some respects both. I hope it will not be irreverent for me to say that,...that the whole world will see must necessarily be in-f operative like the Pope's Bull against the comet. Do not misunderstand me, because I have mentioned...
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...physical facts of the case, ascertain what is possible, and learn what appears to be wise and right. . . . What good would a proclamation of emancipation from...inoperative, like the Pope's bull against the comet. Would my word free the slaves, when I cannot even enforce the Constitution in the rebel States ? Is...
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The South as it is: Or Twenty-one Years' Experience in the Southern States ...

T. D. Ozanne - Slavery - 1863 - 306 pages
...rations, but did not seem to desire to be free. "What good, again," he says, " would a proclamation from me do, especially as we are now situated? I do not want to issue a document which, as the whole world will see, must necessarily be inoper108279 ative, like the Pope's Bull against...
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HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

HENRY J. RAYMOND. - 1864
...evident sincerity of those* he was among in their prayers. But we will talk over the merits of the case. What good would a proclamation of emancipation from...inoperative, like the Pope's bull against the comet! Would my word free the slaves, when I cannot even enforce the Constitution in the rebel States ? Is...
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LIFE AND CAMPAIGNS OF GEORGE B McCLELLAN

G.S. HILLARD - 1864
...urged to issue a proclamation of emancipation, he distinctly declined it, saying, among other things, " What good would a proclamation of emancipation from...necessarily be inoperative, like the Pope's bull, [1862. against the comet. Would my word free the slaves, when I cannot even enforce the Constitution...
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Life and campaigns of George B. McClellan, major-general U. S. army

George Stillman Hillard - United States - 1864 - 396 pages
...urged to issue a proclamation of emancipation, he distinctly declined it, saying, among other things, " What good would a proclamation of emancipation from...see must necessarily be inoperative, like the Pope's bul". against the comet. Would my word free the slaves, when I cannot even enforce the Constitution...
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The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - History - 1866
...sincerity of those lie \vns among in their prayers. But we will talk over the merits of the case. " What good would a proclamation of Emancipation from...world will see must necessarily be inoperative, like tho Pope's bull against the comet. Would my word free tho slaves, when I can not even enforce tho Constitution...
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History of the administration of president Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1864
...But we will talk over the merits of the case. What good would a proclamation of emancipation from mo do, especially as we are now situated ? I do not want...inoperative, like the Pope's bull against the comet I Would my word free the slaves, when I cannot even enforce the Constitution in the rebel States ?...
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Logic of History: Five Hundred Political Texts; Being Concentrated Extracts ...

Stephen D. Carpenter - Antislavery movements - 1864 - 351 pages
...fanaticism. This was but a few days previous to the issuing of the proclamation. The President said : "What good would a proclamation of emancipation from...situated? I do not want to issue a document that the world will see must necessarily be inoperative, like the Pope's bull against the comet. Would my word...
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