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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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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - 1868 - 630 pages
...that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century; here my children were born, here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me perhaps greater than that which has devolved upon any man since the days of Washington. He never could...
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The Christian Ambassador, Volume 7

1869
...therein, may be learnt from a statement in his farewell address at Springfield : " A duty," he said, " 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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Bibliographia Lincolniana: An Account of the Publications Occasioned by the ...

Charles Henry Hart - 1870 - 96 pages
...of them lies buried. I know not how soon 1 shall see you again. I go to assume a task more difficult 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...
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The United States of America: A History

Robert Mackenzie - 1870 - 286 pages
...was leaving them, " I know not how soon I shall see you again. I go to assume a task more difficult than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington." He had nobly accomplished his task ; and this was the manner of his home-coming. X. THE LOSSES AND THE...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - 1874 - 558 pages
...soon I shall see you again " ; and then, with prophetic voice, announced that a duty devolved upon him "greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington," and asked his friends to pray that he might receive that Divine assistance, without which he could...
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History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut: From the First Indian ..., Volume 2

William Cothren - 1872 - 821 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...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....
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History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut: From the First Indian ..., Volume 2

William Cothren - 1872 - 878 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...devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington. lie never would have succeeded, except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he, at aft times,...
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Sanders' Union Fifth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1872 - 490 pages
...took his departure : MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY J 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, \VHICII IS, PERHAPS, GREATER THAN THAT WHICH HAS DEVOLVED UPON ANY OTHER MAN SINCE THE DAYS OF WASHINGTON....
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life, Public Services, Death and Great Funeral Cortege ...

John Carroll Power - 1873 - 432 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 you again. I go to assume a task more difficult than that which has devolved upon any man since the days of Washington....
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - 1874 - 562 pages
...I shall see you again " ; and then, with prophetic voice, announced that a duty devolved upon him " greater than that -which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington," and asked his friends to pray that he might receive that Divine assistance, without which he could...
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