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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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American Christian Rulers: Or, Religion and Men of Government; Comprising ...

1890 - 724 pages
...Washington, the Civil War having already taken shape, to those assembled at the train, he spoke: " No one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel in parting. A duty devolves upon me which perhaps, is greater than has devolved on any other since...
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Lincoln, His Life and Time: Being the Life and Public Services of ..., Volume 1

Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - 1891 - 426 pages
...a large concourse of his friends and neighbors, whom he bade farewell in the following words I- MY FRIENDS : No one not in my position can appreciate...of a century ; here my children were born, and here 01. is of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty i volves upon me which...
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Studies in American History

Mary Sheldon Barnes, Earl Barnes - 1891 - 484 pages
...life.332 On leaving his home in Springfield for Washington in 18G1, he said : My friends, No one . . . can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting....of a century ; here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. ... A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Liberator: A Biographical Sketch

Charles Wallace French - 1891 - 414 pages
...the following 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 I shall see you again. I go to assume a task more difficult...
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History of the Twenty-fourth Michigan of the Iron Brigade, Known as the ...

Orson Blair Curtis - 1891 - 502 pages
...who had assembled at the depot to bid him good-bye, from the platform of his car he spoke as follows: My Friends: No one not in my position can appreciate...this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived over a quarter of a century. Here my children were born and here one of them lies buried. I know not...
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History of the Twenty-fourth Michigan of the Iron Brigade, Known as the ...

Orson Blair Curtis - 1891 - 500 pages
...appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived over 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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American Politics (non-partisan) from the Beginning to Date: Embodying a ...

Thomas Valentine Cooper - 1892 - 1144 pages
...parting with his friends at Springfield, he said: " My Friends : 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 to assume a task more difficult...
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American Politics (non-partisan) from the Beginning to Date: Embodying a ...

Thomas Valentine Cooper, Hector Tyndale Fenton - 1892 - 932 pages
...parting with his friends at Springfield, he said: " My Friends : No one, in my position, can realize in its measures, are duties enjoined by the fundamental maxims of true liberty. The basis of our p quarter of a century. Here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how...
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Personal Reminiscences, 1840-1890: Including Some Not Hitherto Published of ...

Lucius Eugene Chittenden - 1893 - 456 pages
...it, and Christ is God." Never was farewell more touching than his to his Springfield neighbors : " To this people I owe all that I am ; here I have lived...of a century ; here my children were born and here one of them lies buried. I go to perform a task more difficult than that which devolved upon Washington....
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The Life of William A. Buckingham: The War Governor of Connecticut, with a ...

Samuel Giles Buckingham - 1894 - 574 pages
...president at such a critical time, will always hold a hallowed place in the hearts of true Americans. My friends, no one not in my position can appreciate...of a century. Here my children were born, and here oue of them is buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is...
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