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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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Abraham Lincoln: With Twenty-four Illustrations

William Eleroy Curtis - 1902 - 482 pages
...Springfield for his inauguration at Washington: " My friends: no one not in my position can realize the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people...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. I go to assume a task more difficult...
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The History and Government of the United States, Volume 3

Jacob Harris Patton, John Lord - 1903 - 558 pages
...crowded to the depot to bid him farewell. He made a feeling address, in the course of which he said : " My friends, no one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. A duty devolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any other man...
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Birth of the Republican Party ; Rise of slavery and early political history ...

Francis Curtis - 1904 - 568 pages
...out from Springfield, Illinois, he spoke to the multitude assembled to bid him good-bye as follows: 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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Memoirs of Henry Villard, Journalist and Financier, 1835-1900 ...: 1835-1862

Henry Villard - 1904 - 434 pages
...before him, and gave them utterance in a pathetic formal farewell to the gathering crowd, as follows: 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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1835-1862

Henry Villard - 1904 - 438 pages
...gave them utterance in a pathetic formal farewell to the gathering crowd, as follows : MY FKIENDS: 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 Connecticut Magazine, Volume 8

William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Francis Trevelyan Miller - 1904 - 1062 pages
...alluded to. From its platform, he spoke as follows: "Friends' No one not in my position, can realize the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people...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. I go to assume a task more difficult...
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Barnes' Popular History of the United States of America, Volume 2

Joel Dorman Steele, Esther Baker Steele - 1904 - 440 pages
...solemnity : My friends, I cannot sufficiently express to you the sadness I feel at this moment. To you I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century ; here my children were born ; here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me...
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Benjamin Franklin, Or, From Printing Office to the Court of St. James

William Makepeace Thayer - 1905 - 418 pages
...station to bid him adieu on leaving for Washington, on the eve of the late bloody Civil war : " 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 on me, which is...
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The Lincoln Year Book: Containing Immortal Words of Abraham Lincoln Spoken ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1907 - 410 pages
...position, can appreciate the sadness l feel at this parting. To this people l owe all that l am. Here l have lived more than a quarter of a century; here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. l know not how soon l shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is,...
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The Story-life of Lincoln: A Biography Composed of Five Hundred True Stories ...

Wayne Whipple - 1908 - 764 pages
...before him, and gave them utterance in a pathetic formal farewell to the gathering crowd, as follows : " 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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