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" I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party, or any man, devised or expected. God alone can claim it. Whither it is... "
THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES ... - Page 657
by HORACE GREELEY - 1866
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 496 pages
...controlled me. Now at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party, or any man devised, or expected, God alone can claim...will find therein new causes to attest and revere the ustice and goodness of God. Yours, truly, (Signed.) A. LINCOLN. An impression is quite common that...
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HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

HENRY J. RAYMOND. - 1864
...controlled me. Now at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party, or any man devised, or expected. God alone can claim...will find therein new causes to attest and revere tho ustice and goodness of God. Yours, truly, (Signed.) A. LINCOLN. An impression is quite common that...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Presidents - 1864 - 510 pages
...controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the Nation's condition is not what either party or any man devised or expected. God alone can claim...that wrong, impartial history will find therein new cause to attest and revere the justice and goodne:'s of God. Yours, truly. A. LINCOLN. When Mr. Lincoln's...
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The character and public services of Abraham Lincoln, President of the ...

William Makepeace Thayer - Campaign literature, 1864 - 1864 - 75 pages
...controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party or any man devised or expected: God alone can claim...that wrong, impartial history will find therein new cause to attest and revere the justice and goodness of God. Yours truly, A. LINCOLN. This letter is...
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History of the administration of president Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1864
...controlled me. Now at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party, or any man devised, or expected. God alone can claim...wrong, and wills also that we of the North, as well as yon of the South, shall pay fairly for our complicity in that wrong, impartial history will find therein...
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The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - History - 1866
...controlled me. Now. at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either l>erty or any man devised or expected. God alone can claim...wrong, and wills also that we of the North, as well as yon of the South, shall pay fairly for our complicity in that wrong, impartial history will find therein...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1864 - 440 pages
...years* struggle, the nation's condition is m>t what either party, or any man devised, or expected. Ood alone can claim it. Whither it Is tending seems plain....now wills the removal of a great wrong, and wills aUo tbat we of the North, as well as yon of the South, shall pay fairly fur our complicity In that...
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Patriotism in Poetry and Prose: Being Selected Passages from Lectures and ...

James Edward Murdoch, Thomas Buchanan Read, George Henry Boker, Francis De Haes Janvier - Patriotism - 1864 - 172 pages
...controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party or any man devised or expected. God alone can claim it. Whither it is tending seems plain. If God wills the removal of a great wrong, and wills also that we of the North, as well as you of the South,...
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The National Tragedy: Four Sermons Delivered Before the First Congregational ...

William James Potter - Biography & Autobiography - 1865 - 67 pages
...position : " Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party, or any man, devised or expected. God alone can claim...attest and revere the justice and goodness of God." From this high position it is but a step to the final consummation of the moral progress of the drama....
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