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" A duty devolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of WASHINGTON. He never would have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he at all times relied. I feel that I cannot... "
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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Our Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln: Voices from the Pulpit of New York ...

William R. Williams, Henry Ward Beecher, Henry Whitney Bellows, Stephen Higginson Tyng, Charles Seymour Robinson, William Ives Budington, John McClintock, Abram Newkirk Littlejohn, Theodore Ledyard Cuyler, Joseph Parrish Thompson, James Eells, Elbert Stothoff Porter, Ebenezer Platt Rogers, Samuel Dickinson Burchard, Joel Edson Rockwell, Samuel Thayer Spear, Robert Lowry, Albert Sanford Hunt, William Adams, George Bancroft, Henry J. Fox, Matthew Simpson, Henry Boynton Smith - 1865 - 438 pages
...address to his fellow-citizens, when, first leavhig his home for the scene of his labors. He says: " A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than...upon any other man since the days of "Washington, lie never \vonld have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he, at all times,...
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The Loyal West in the Times of the Rebellion: Also, Before and Since: Being ...

John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - 1865 - 778 pages
...depot, upon leaving his quiet village home, to assume the presidency of this great nation, he said: "A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater...devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington. I hope you, my friends, will all PRAY that I may receive DIVINE ASSISTANCE, without which, I can not...
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Our Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln: Voices from the Pulpit of New York ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1865 - 570 pages
...svell four years ago. with the affecting words : " I know not how soon I shall see yon again . A dut j devolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater than that...any other man since the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he at all times relied. I...
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A Tribute of Respect by the Citizens of Troy, to the Memory of Abraham Lincoln

Troy (N.Y.). Citizens - 1865 - 404 pages
...inauguration. Well might he look forward with apprehension. "Well might he say on leaving his western home : " A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than...upon any other man since the days of "Washington." But once committed to his duty he was not the man to shrink. He had been used to meeting emergencies....
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A Sermon on the Assassination of President Lincoln

Marvin Richardson Vincent - 1865 - 60 pages
...inauguration. Well might he look forward with apprehension. Well might he say on leaving his Western home: " A duty devolves upon me which is perhaps greater than...upon any other man since the days of Washington." But once committed to his duty he was not the man to shrink. He had been used to meeting emergencies....
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The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military ..., Volume 1

Thomas Mears Eddy - 1865 - 642 pages
...hare lived more than a quarter of a oentury ; here my children were born, and here one of them liea buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which id, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of WASHINGTON....
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1865 - 848 pages
...am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a centnry ; here ray children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A dutydevolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since...
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A Memorial of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States

Boston (Mass.), Charles Sumner, Boston (Mass.). City Council - 1865 - 168 pages
...shall see you again"; and then, with a prophetic voice he announced that a duty devolved upon him " greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington," and he asked his friends to pray that he might receive that Divine assistance, without which he could...
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The Promises of the Declaration of Independence: Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln ...

Charles Sumner - 1865 - 64 pages
...shall see you again"; and then, with a prophetic voice he announced that a duty devolved upon him " greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washing28 toil," and he asked his friends to pray that he might receive that Divine assistance, without...
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Illustrated Life, Services, Martyrdom, and Funeral of Abraham Lincoln ...

David Brainerd Williamson - 1865 - 285 pages
...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 yon again. A duty devolves :'l upon me which is perhaps greater than that which has devolved upon any...
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