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" MY FRIENDS : No one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century; here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not... "
A Sketch of Chili: Expressly Prepared for the Use of Emigrants, from the ... - Page 101
by Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna - 1866 - 181 pages
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The History of the Civil War in America: Comprising a Full and ..., Volume 1

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - 1864 - 546 pages
...route. In the following touching address he took leave of his fellow-citizens at the railroad depot : "My friends! No one, not in my position, can appreciate...of a century. Here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1864 - 514 pages
...concourse of his friends and neighbors, whom he bade farewell in the following words : MY FRIEN»S: No one not in my position can appreciate the sadness...of a century ; here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is,...
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The Character and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln, President of the ...

William M. Thayer - 1864 - 75 pages
...utterance, Mr. .Lincoln thus addressed the multitude before his departure: — " My friends, no one can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting....of a century. Here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is...
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Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln: Sixteenth President of the ...

David Brainerd Williamson - 1864 - 171 pages
...of farewell to the thousands of his fellow-citizens who haa assembled at the place of departure : " My friends : No one not in my position can appreciate...feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I nm. Here 1 have lived more than a quarter of a century. Here my children were born, and here one of...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1864 - 518 pages
...by a large concourse of his friends and neighbors, whom he bade farewell in the following words : Mr FRIENDS : No one not in my position can appreciate...the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people 1 owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century ; here my children were born,...
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year

1864 - 794 pages
...of Tennessee 29 For Stephen A. Douglas, of Illinois, IS On the morning of the llth of February fol" My friends : No one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this partin*. T» this people I owe all that I am. Here 1 hat* lived more than a quarter of a century. Hen...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events ..., Volume 1

1864 - 814 pages
...ńř appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. I" this people I owe all that I am. Here l luve lived more than a quarter of a century. Here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I «ball e« yon again. . A duty devolves opon me »hie»...
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The Martyr's Monument: Being the Patriotism and Political Wisdom of Abraham ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1885 - 297 pages
...tenderness, and the statesman's trust in God I •» ' ^ PARTING SPEECH AT ILLINOIS, FEB. HTH, 1860. My Friends — No one, not in my position, can appreciate...of a century ; here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me, which...
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Lincolniana: In Memoriam

William V. Spencer - 1865 - 346 pages
...countrymen. His brief address, on leaving his home at Springfield, 111., is inimitably beautiful : " My friends, no one not in my position can appreciate...of a century; here my children were born; and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me, which...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Public Services

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1865 - 230 pages
...before the cars started he thus addressed a few farewell words to his neighbors and friends: — " MY FRIENDS, — No one not in my position can appreciate...of a century. Here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is...
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