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" Do not misunderstand me because I have mentioned these objections. They indicate the difficulties that have thus far prevented my action in some such way as you desire. I have not decided against a proclamation of liberty to the slaves, but hold the matter... "
The Mississippi Valley Historical Review - Page 424
1918
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Flashlights of Abraham Lincoln

Julia Mygatt Powell - 1921 - 92 pages
...document that the whole world will see must be inoperative, like the 'Pope's Bull against the Comet.' I have not decided against a proclamation of liberty...the slaves, but hold the matter under advisement. Whatever shall appear to be God's will, I will do." And so this quiet, positive, undemonstrative man,...
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Abraham Lincoln

Godfrey Rathbone Benson Baron Charnwood - 1917 - 482 pages
...They indicate the difficulties that have thus far prevented my acting in some such way as you desire. I have not decided against a proclamation of liberty...other. Whatever shall appear to be God's will, I will do." The language of this speech, especially when the touch is humorous, seems that of a strained and...
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President Lincoln's Attitude Towards Slavery and Emancipation: With a Review ...

Henry Watson Wilbur - History - 1914 - 220 pages
...They indicate the difficulties that have thus far prevented my action in some such way as you desire. I have not decided against a proclamation of liberty...assure you that the subject is on my mind, by day and by night, more than any other. Whatever shall appear to be God's will, I will do. I trust that, in...
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Fifty Years in the Church of Rome: The Life Story of Pastor Chiniquy, who ...

Charles Chiniquy - Religion - 2011
...members of his cabinet: "I have not decided against the proclamation of liberty to the slaves, but I hold the matter under advisement. And I can assure you that the subject is on my mind, by day and by night, more than any other. Whatever shall appear to be God's will, I will do." A few days before...
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Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-government

Lucas E. Morel - History - 2000 - 251 pages
...difficult, and good men do not agree." Lincoln concludes his meeting with the religious leaders by saying, "And I can assure you that the subject is on my mind,...other. Whatever shall appear to be God's will I will do."7' His decision regarding emancipation, in other words, does not resolve itself into a simple question...
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From Rail-splitter to Icon: Lincoln's Image in Illustrated Periodicals, 1860 ...

Gary L. Bunker - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 387 pages
...interpretation of the order, quoted earlier in this chapter, was even more direct. Elsewhere, Lincoln had noted, "I have not decided against a proclamation of liberty...other. Whatever shall appear to be God's will I will do." "Reply to Emancipation Memorial Presented by Chicago Christians of All Denominations," Collected...
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The Hoofs and Guns of the Storm: Chicago's Civil War Connections

Arnie Bernstein - History - 2003 - 276 pages
...lawyer — countered them with arguments of his own. He concluded the meeting with these cryptic words: "I can assure you that the subject is on my mind,...other. Whatever shall appear to be God's will I will do. I trust that, in the freedom with which I have canvassed your views, I have not in any respect...
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The Boys Life of Abraham Lincoln

Helen Nicolay - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 192 pages
...necessarily be inoperative, like the Pope's bull against the comet." "Do not misunderstand me. ... I have not decided against a proclamation of liberty...slaves; but hold the matter under advisement. And 1 can assure you that the subject is on my mind by day and night more than any other. Whatever shall...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Speech A

Carl Schurz, James Russell Lowell, Ralph Waldo Emerson - History - 2005 - 196 pages
...They indicate the difficulties that have thoa far prevented my action in some such way as you desire. I have not decided against a proclamation of liberty...hold the matter under advisement ; and I can assure yon that the subject is on my mind, by day and night, more than any other. Whatever shall appear to...
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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln, H. Jack Lang - History - 2005 - 265 pages
...They indicate the difficulties that have thus far prevented my action in some such way as you desire. I have not decided against a proclamation of liberty...other. Whatever shall appear to be God's will, I will do. I trust that in the freedom with which I have canvassed your views I have not in any respect injured...
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