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" Secession is nothing but revolution. The framers of our Constitution never exhausted so much labor, wisdom, and forbearance in its formation, and surrounded it with so many guards and securities, if it was intended to be broken by every member of the... "
Abraham Lincoln: A History - Page 99
by John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890 - 470 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 106

Current events - 1910
...evils we complain of, and I am willing to sacrifice everything but honor for its preservation. . . . Secession is nothing but revolution. The framers of...it was intended to be broken by every member of the Confederation at will. It was intended for " perpetual union, "so expressed in the preamble,' — Lee...
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The Century, Volume 34

1887
...letter to his son dated January 2jd, 1861 (see General Long's " Memoirs," page 88), General Lee says : " Secession is nothing but revolution. The framers of...broken by every member of the Confederacy at will. It is intended for ' perpetual union,' so expressed in the preamble, and for the establishment of a government,...
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PERSONAL REMINISCENCES,ANECDOTES, AND LETTERS OF GEN. ROBERT E. LEE

REV. J WILLIAM JONES - 1875
...hope, therefore, that all constitutional means will be exhausted before there is a resort to force. Secession is nothing but revolution. The framers of...member of the Confederacy at will. It was intended for c perpetual union,' so expressed in the preamble, and for the establishment of a government, not a...
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Personal Reminiscences, Anecdotes, and Letters of Gen. Robert E. Lee

John William Jones - Generals - 1875 - 509 pages
...hope, therefore, that all constitutional means will be exhausted before there is a resort to force. Secession is nothing but revolution. The framers of...Constitution never exhausted so much labor, wisdom, and for* bearance in its formation, and surrounded it with so many guards j and securities, if it was intended...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 48; Volume 111

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1888
...Lee's letters, which, if he had read through, he would have found contained the following paragraph, " Secession is nothing but revolution. The framers of our constitution never exhausted so much labor and wisdom and forbearance in its formation, and surrounded it with so many guards and securities,...
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Murray's Magazine, Volume 4

1888
...Lee's letters, which, if he had read through, he would have found contained the following paragraph, " Secession is nothing but revolution. The framers of our constitution never exhausted so much labour and wisdom and forbearance in its formation, and surrounded it with so many guards and securities,...
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17

Southern Historical Society - Confederate States of America - 1889
...hope, therefore, that all constitutional means will be exhausted before there is a resort to force. Secession is nothing but revolution. The framers of...surrounded it with so many guards and securities, if it were intended to be broken by every member of the Confederacy at will. It is intended for perpetual...
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volumes 17-18

Confederate States of America - 1889
...hope, therefore, that all constitutional means will be exhausted before there is a resort to force. Secession is nothing but revolution. The framers of...surrounded it with so many guards and securities. if it were intended to be broken by every member of the Confederacy at will. It is intended for perpetual...
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Recollections of President Lincoln and His Administration

Lucius Eugene Chittenden - United States - 1891 - 470 pages
...Secession is nothing but revolution. The framers of our Constitution never would have exhausted so much 7 labor, wisdom, and forbearance in its formation, and...broken by every member of the confederacy at will. It is intended for perpetual union, as expressed in the preamble, and for the establishment of a government,...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 3

Literature - 1895
...from Fort Mason, Texas, to his son on the 2^i\ of January, 1861, he expressed himself on the matter as follows : " Secession is nothing but revolution....forbearance in its formation, and surrounded it with so many safeguards and securities, if it was intended to be broken bv every member of the Confederacy at will....
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