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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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Bibliographia Lincolniana: An Account of the Publications Occasioned by the ...

Charles Henry Hart - 1870 - 96 pages
...neighbors these beautiful and touching words : " 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 1 shall see you again. I go to assume a task more difficult...
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Sanders' Union Fifth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1870 - 496 pages
...Springfield in these solemn words, he took his departure : " My Friends, No ONE, NOT IN irfY POSITION, CAN APPRECIATE THE SADNESS I FEEL AT THIS...PARTING. To THIS PEOPLE I OWE ALL THAT I AM. HERE HAVE I LIVED FOR MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY ; HERE MY CHILDRENWERE BORN, AND HERE ONE OF THEM...
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History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut: From the First Indian ..., Volume 2

William Cothren - 1872 - 878 pages
...route. In the following touching address he took leave of his fellow-citizens at the railroad depot: 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 how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life, Public Services, Death and Great Funeral Cortege ...

John Carroll Power - 1873 - 432 pages
...friends and neighbors by a general hand-shaking and the delivery of the following brief FAREWELL ADDRESS. "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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The Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War in the United States of ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - 1874 - 1956 pages
...great responsibilities he was about to assume. "My friends," he said, when he was about to leave, " no one not in my position can appreciate the sadness...that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a centnry; here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. A duty devolves upon, me which...
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Union Fifth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1876 - 486 pages
...farewell to his neighbors and friends at Springfield in these solemn words, he took his departure : " My Friends, No ONE, NOT IN MY POSITION, CAN APPRECIATE...PARTING. To THIS PEOPLE I OWE ALL THAT I AM. HERE HAVE I LIVED FOB MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY J HERE MY CHILDREN WERE BORN, AND HERE ONE OF THEM...
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Patton's Concise History of the American People: From the Discoveries of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - 1876 - 1088 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 i5, perhaps, greater than that which has devolvw! upon any other man...
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History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, Volume 3

Henry Wilson - 1877 - 814 pages
...farewell, Mr. Lincoln spoke in words and tones of tender emotion. " No one not in my position," he said, " can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting....this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived for more than a quarter of a century ; here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried....
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The Story of the Notable Prayers of Christian History

Hezekiah Butterworth - 1880 - 328 pages
...no one, not in my position, can appreciate the sadness I feel at 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 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 Story of the Notable Prayers of Christian History

Hezekiah Butterworth - 1880 - 330 pages
...his home in Springfield, 111., Feb. 11, 1861, he made the following farewell address to his friends : "My friends, no one, not in my position, can appreciate the sadness I feel at parting. To this people I owe all I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century ; here my...
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