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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 Lincoln Memorial ; Album-immortelles: Original Life Pictures, with ...

Osborn Hamiline Oldroyd - 1882 - 614 pages
...ABRAHAM LINCOLN TO THE CITIZENS OF SPRINGFIELD, ON HIS DEPARTURE FOR. WASHINGTON, FEBRUARY I ITH, l86l. 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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The Pioneer Boy: And how He Became President, The Story of the Life of ...

William M. Thayer - 1882 - 395 pages
...gathered at the depot for a parting hand-shake. From the platform of the cars he addressed the company : " 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 Lives and Graves of Our Presidents

George Sumner Weaver - 1883 - 612 pages
...the sadness that I feel at this parting. To 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. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln

Charles Maltby - 1884 - 340 pages
...depot, surrounded by a large assembly of his friends and neighbors, he bade them farewell, 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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Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - 1884 - 588 pages
...was never in Springfield again, alive he addressed them in this feeling and pathetic manner : " 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 will see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is...
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Campaign of '84: Biographies of James G. Blaine, the Republican Candidate ...

Thomas Valentine Cooper - 1884 - 530 pages
...parting with hia friends at Springfield, he said: " My Friendi : No one, 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 in assume a task more difficult...
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The Wonders of Prayer: A Record of Well Authenticated and Wonderful Answers ...

Daniel W. Whittle - 1885 - 394 pages
...1861, on his way to Washington, he made the following farewell address to his friends and neighbors : " 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 hare lived more than a quarter of a century ; here my children were born, and here one...
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From Boyhood to Manhood, Life of Benjamin Franklin

William M. Thayer - 1889 - 512 pages
...the 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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Abraham Lincoln: His Life, Public Services, Death and Great Funeral Cortege ...

John Carroll Power - 1889 - 470 pages
...neighbors by a general hand-shaking and the delivery of the following brief FAREWELL ADDRESS. " My Friend*: No one, not in my position, can appreciate the sadness...parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I hare lived more than a quarter of a century; here my children were born, and here one of them lies...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life, Public Services, Death and Great Funeral Cortege ...

John Carroll Power - 1889 - 486 pages
...a general hand-shaking and the 'delivery of the following brief FAREWEIJ, ADDRESS. / " My Friendt: 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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