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Edited by Bliss Perry
COOPER UNION SPEECH
LINCOLN'S LOST SPEECH
DOUBLEDAY & MCCLURE CO.
Copyright, 1894, by JOHN G.
Copyright, 1898, by
Acknowledgment is due The Century Co. for per
Still patient in his simple faith sublime,
Till the wise years decide.
Great captains, with their guns and drums,
Disturb our judgment for the hour,
But at last silence comes;
These all are gone, and, standing like a
Our children shall behold his fame,
The kindly-earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading praise, not
New birth of our new soil, the first American."
LOWELL, Commemoration Ode.