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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 Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - 1866 - 804 pages
...sublime speech in our language than this. Said he : MY FRIENDS: Noone, not in my position, can realize the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe nil that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century. Here my children were born, and...
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Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs, Part 4

United States. Department of State - 1866 - 764 pages
...his election, alone and without an escort, to be inaugurated as President. " My friends," said he, "no one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel nt this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century....
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The Forest Boy: A Sketch of the Life of Abraham Lincoln. For Young People

Zachariah Atwell Mudge - 1867 - 338 pages
...away from his neighbors he spoke these words: "My friends, no one not in my position canappreciate 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. A duty devolves upon me which is...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events ..., Volume 1

1867 - 796 pages
...Shaking hands with them as he approached the train, he then stepped on the platform and spoke as follows: "My friends : No one not in my position can appreciate...parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here 1 have lived more than a quarter of a century. Here my children were born, and here one of them lies...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 93

1867 - 894 pages
...plain, small dwelling at Springfield, to become for the first time President of the United States. " No one, not in my position, can appreciate the sadness...parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here have I lived more than a quarter of a century ; here my children were born, and here one of them lies...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - 1867 - 524 pages
...of his friends at the depot in Springfield, he said, in a speech full of tenderness and pathos, "My friends, no one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than that...
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The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln...: And the Attempted Assassination of ...

United States. Department of State - 1867 - 964 pages
...by the help of the same Power. " My friends," he said, when leaving his home in Illinois, in 1861, " no one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To the people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century, here my children...
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The American Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events ..., Volume 1

1868 - 796 pages
...hands with them as he approached the train, he then stepped on the platform and spoke 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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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - 1868 - 630 pages
...not sufficiently express to you Lincoln-, departure the sadness I feel at this parting. To you I eld' 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 perhaps...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: For the Young Man and the Sabbath School

William Cunningham Gray - 1868 - 214 pages
...to his home and friends, whom he was never again to visit while living. Addressing them, he said : " My friends, no one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I *The question whether Mr. Lincoln was truly a converted man at this time has given rise to difference...
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