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" Both read the same Bible and pray to the same God, and each invokes His aid against the other. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's. assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces, but let us judge not,... "
THE LOYAL WEST IN THE Times of the Rebellion; ALSO, BEFORE AND SINCE: BRING ... - Page 349
by JOHN W. BARBER - 1865
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Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 125, 2003 Lectures

British Academy - Business & Economics - 2005 - 476 pages
...pointed out, believed they were fighting with God's support, although he could not refrain from adding: 'It may seem strange, that any men should dare to...their bread from the sweat of other men's faces.' No one, Lincoln went on, truly knows God's will. God, indeed, may wish the war to continue and...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Speech A

Carl Schurz, James Russell Lowell, Ralph Waldo Emerson - History - 2005 - 196 pages
...and a result less fundamental and astounding. Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God ; and each invokes His aid against the other. It may...seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just (rod's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces : but let us judge not,...
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Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered

John Channing Briggs - History - 2005 - 370 pages
...triumph, and a result less fundamental and astounding. Both read die same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes His aid against the other. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask ajust God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge...
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Character for Life: An American Heritage: Profiles of Great Men and Women of ...

Don Hawkinson - Religion - 2005 - 386 pages
...country. He observed, "Both (the North and the South) read the same Bible, and pray to the same God: and each invokes His aid against the other. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask just God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge...
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Democratic Faith

Patrick Deneen - Political Science - 2009 - 388 pages
...can be drawn from the biblical source), it is surely on the ground of the outrageousness of asking "God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces." Here, by referring to the expulsion of mankind from Eden (Genesis 3:19), Lincoln points out that the...
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Articles: What's News Is News

Stan-Joseph Jennings - Humor - 2005 - 192 pages
...be intentional." Thomas Jefferson, March 4,1801 "It may seem strange that any man should dare to ask God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces... With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the...
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Back Fired: A Nation Born for Religious Tolerance No Longer Tolerates Religion

William J. Federer - History - 2005 - 287 pages
...Both read the same Bible and pray to the same God.. ..The prayers of both could not be answered. That of neither has been answered fully. The Almighty has His own purposes. 61 Unitarians were included in the list of denominations from which chaplains were appointed, as reported...
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The Soul of Abraham Lincoln

William Eleazar Barton - Biography & Autobiography - 1920 - 407 pages
...must be wrong." Now, thirty months later, he said, "The prayers of both could not be answered; that of neither has been answered fully." "The Almighty has his own purposes," Lincoln added, quoting Jesus' fiery words in the Gospel of Matthew: "'Woe unto the world because of...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 1865 - 842 pages
...and a result less fundamental and astounding. Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same (rod ; and each invokes His aid against the other. It may...we be not judged. The prayers of both could not be answered ; that of neither has been answered fully. The Almighty has His own purposes. " Woe unto the...
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Critical Issues in American Religious History

Robert R. Mathisen - History - 2006 - 799 pages
...triumph, and a result less fundamental and astounding. Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes His aid against the other. It may...we be not judged. The prayers of both could not be answered; that of neither has been answered fully. The Almighty has His own purposes. "Woe unto the...
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