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" If it were admitted that you who are dissatisfied hold the right side in the dispute, there still is no single good reason for precipitate action. Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him who has never yet forsaken this favored... "
The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal of Education - Page 63
1898
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 662 pages
...dissatisfied hold the right side in the dispute, there still is no single good reason for precipitate action. Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm...adjust in the best way all our present difficulty. In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Jim F. Watts, Fred L. Israel, Thomas J. McInerney - 2000 - 416 pages
...dissatisfied hold the right side in the dispute, there still is no single good reason for precipitate action. Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm...adjust in the best way all our present difficulty. In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, the momentous issue of civil war....
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - 2004 - 574 pages
...dissatisfied, hold the right side in the dispute, there still is no single good reason for precipitate action. Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm...adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty. The Constitution is a complex organism, dividing power and checking and balancing the various elements...
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Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-government

Lucas E. Morel - 2000 - 272 pages
...result."130 Lincoln has already appealed in his First Inaugural Address to "the Almighty Ruler of nations," "Christianity," and "a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land." Having already referred to the Creator as desirous for men to be self-governing, Lincoln concludes...
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Dreams of a More Perfect Union

Provost and Professor of Political Science Rogan Kersh, Rogan Kersh - 2001 - 388 pages
...Basler 1953 -55, 4:433-35. 79. Norton 1986,19-32,304-14. Cf. Lincoln, in his first inaugural, urging "firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land" (Basler 1989 [1946], 588). On Lincoln's relation of religious providence and national unity, see also...
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America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Mark A. Noll - 2002 - 640 pages
...tribunal, the American people." In that dark hour Lincoln's solution was civil religion pure and simple: "Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm...competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty."24 But before the war had progressed very far, Lincoln evidently began to rethink these...
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From Yahweh to Yahoo!: The Religious Roots of the Secular Press

Doug Underwood - 2002 - 378 pages
...Lord," Theodore Roosevelt once said of his candidacy; in his first inaugural, Abraham Lincoln invoked "intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm...Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land" as a means for dealing with the crisis of secessionl.10 In the same vein, a progressive newspaper editor,...
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The Ashes That Still Remain

Thomas Koys - 2002 - 244 pages
...Inaugural Address, pp. 565-568 to Washington, DC His first inaugural address prompted the nation to have "a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land." Again and again throughout the war he reverted to the idea that behind all the struggles and losses...
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Africans in the Americas Our Journey Throughout the World: The Long African ...

Sabas H. Whittaker M. F. a., Sabas Whittaker, M.F.A. - 2003 - 367 pages
...dissatisfied hold the right side in the dispute, there still is no single good reason for precipitate action. Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm...adjust in the best way all our present difficulty. In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil...
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My Fellow Americans

Michael Waldman - 363 pages
...dissatisfied hold the right side in the dispute, there still is no single good reason for precipitate action. Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm...adjust in the best way all our present difficulty. In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil...
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