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Page 106 - If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot.
Page 231 - Those healthful sports that graced the peaceful scene, Lived in each look, and brightened all the green, These, far departing, seek a kinder shore, And rural mirth and manners are no more.
Page 348 - I earnestly renew, at the same time, a recommendation of such changes in the system of the militia, as, by classing and disciplining for the most prompt and active service the portions most capable of it, will give to that great resource for the public safety all the requisite energy and efficiency.
Page 98 - Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution and the laws, have thought fit to call forth, and hereby do call forth, the militia of the several States of the Union to the aggregate number of 75,000, in order to suppress said combinations and to cause the laws to be duly executed.
Page 298 - Rivers to the ocean run, Nor stay in all their course ; Fire ascending seeks the sun ; Both speed them to their source...
Page 5 - But the right and the duty to use military force defensively against those who resist the Federal officers in the execution of their legal functions and against those who assail the property of the Federal Government is clear and undeniable.
Page 6 - If, with all the multiplied proofs which exist of the President's anxiety for peace, and of the earnestness with which he has pursued it, the authorities of that State shall assault Fort Sumter, and peril the lives of the handful of brave and loyal men shut up within its walls, and thus plunge our common country into the horrors of civil war, then upon them and those they represent must rest the responsibility.
Page 54 - DAY of vengeance, without morrow ! Earth shall end in flame and sorrow, As from Saint and Seer we borrow. Ah ! what terror is impending, When the Judge is seen descending, And each secret veil is rending ! To the throne, the trumpet sounding, Through the sepulchres resounding.