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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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Gems from Abraham Lincoln: Born February 11 [i.e. 12], 1809, in Hardin ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1865 - 78 pages
...in death, we never faltered in defending." TO his Springfield Friends on setting out for Washington. MY FRIENDS: No one not in my position can appreciate...sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century ; here my children were born, and here one...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Public Services

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1865 - 216 pages
...cars started ho thus addressed a few farewell words to his neighbors and friends: "My FBIENDS, No one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe ull that I am. Ilcre I have lived more than a quarter of a century. Here my children were born, and...
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Home Thoughts and Public Utterances: On Entertaining and Practical Subjects

William Baldwin Affleck - 1866 - 236 pages
...extract from his parting address to his friends at Springfield, when starting for Washington : "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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President Lincoln; Self-pourtrayed

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - 1866 - 264 pages
...martyrdom, being his farewell to his fellow-townsmen at Springfield, must be quoted at length : "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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Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs, Accompanying the Annual ..., Volume 6

1866 - 630 pages
...his election, alone and without an escort, to he inangurated as President. " Sly friends," said he, " 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. A duty devolves upon me which is greater perhaps than that which has devolved...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Public Services

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1866 - 222 pages
...started he thus addressed a few farewell words to his neighbors and friends : "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 United States During the War

Auguste Laugel - 1866 - 342 pages
...to me we can read his whole character, such as after-days were to reveal it to his country : ' 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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Senate Journal

Kansas. Legislature. Senate - 1866 - 630 pages
...tender, little speech at the Springfield depot, when he was leaving it fpiever. " My friends," said he, " 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...
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The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: And the Attempted Assassination of ...

United States. Department of State - 1866 - 764 pages
...his election, alone and without an escort, to be inaugurated as President. " My friends," said lie, "no one not in my position can appreciate the sadness...of a century. Here my children were born, and here one of thorn lies buried. A duty devolves upon me which is greater perhaps than that which has devolved...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 574 pages
...and friends, and with the deepest feeling delivered to them his parting words. "My friends," said he, "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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