LINCOLN MEMORIAL. THE JOURNEYS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN: FROM SPRINGFIELD TO WASHINGTON, 1861, AS PRESIDENT ELECT: AND FROM WASHINGTON TO SPRINGFIELD, 1865, AS PRESIDENT MARTYRED: COMPRISING AND ACCOUNT OF PUBLIC CEREMONIES ON THE ENTIRE ROUTE, AND FULL DETAILS OF BOTH JOURNEYS. (Google eBook)

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Page 90 - permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible. So that, rejecting the majority principle, anarchy or despotism in some form is all that is left. " I do not forget the position assumed by some that constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court, nor do I deny that such decisions must be binding in any case
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Page 90 - the parties to a suit, as to the object of that suit, while they are also entitled to very high respect and consideration in all parallel cases by all other departments of the government ; and while it is obviously possible that such decision may be erroneous in any given case, still the evil
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Page 89 - All the vital rights of minorities and of individuals are so plainly assured to them by affirmations and negations, guarantees and prohibitions in the Constitution, that controversies never rise concerning them. But no organic law can ever be framed with a provision specifically applicable to every question which may occur in practical administration.
Page 126 - received the truth that the kingdom is the Lord's, and He is the governor among the nations. He remembered that God is in history, and he felt that nowhere had His hand and his mercy been so
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Page 24 - MY FRIENDS :—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

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