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Abraham Lincoln ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATED American BANNER MEMORIES battle birth blood bloom for Walt born Boston brave bronze brother coln coming Continued crown dark dead death deeds deep DOORYARD BLOOM'D dream earth Edmund Clarence Stedman eyes face faith fame Father Abraham flag Frederick Burton freedom G. P. Putnam's Sons GETTYSBURG glory God's hand hath heart hero honour hope hour human James Oppenheim John Kendrick Bangs kings knew labour land lilacs for Abraham LILACS LAST LINCOLN HIGHWAY LINCOLN-CHILD LINCOLN'S GRAVE living martyr mighty mother mourn Nathan Haskell Dole nation night noble o'er ODE—[Continued peace people's prairie praise President race Reginald Wright shine sing slave song sorrow soul spirit Spring stars Statue of Lincoln strife strong sweet tears thee thou thought to-day toil Union voice Walt Whitman Washington Wendell Phillips West Whitman And lilacs wild York
Page 36 - Resolved, that the maintenance inviolate of the rights of the States, and especially the right of each State to order and control its own domestic institutions according to its own judgment exclusively...
Page 51 - States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to repress such persons or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom.
Page 53 - And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known, that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service.
Page 35 - I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.
Page 39 - It follows from these views that no state, upon its own mere motion, can lawfully get out of the Union; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void; and that acts of violence within any state or states against the authority of the United States are insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to circumstances.
Page 160 - WHEN lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd, And the great star early droop'd in the western sky in the night, I mourn'd, and yet shall mourn with ever-returning spring.
Page 47 - Why should there not be a patient confidence in the ultimate justice of the people ? Is there any better or equal hope in the world?
Page 51 - That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any state, or designated part of a state, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free...
Page 168 - Prais'd be the fathomless universe, For life and joy, and for objects and knowledge curious, And for love, sweet love — but praise! praise! praise! For the sure-enwinding arms of cool-enfolding death. Dark mother always gliding near with soft feet, Have none chanted for thee a chant of fullest welcome? Then I chant it for thee, I glorify thee above all, I bring thee a song that when thou must indeed come, come unfalteringly.