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" Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light... "
The Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: Selected and Ed., with Introduction - Página 56
por Abraham Lincoln - 1908 - 117 páginas
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Drawn with the Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War

James M. McPherson - 1996 - 272 páginas
...Gettysburg. "Fellowcitizens, we cannot escape history," he told Congress — and the American people. "The fiery trial through which we pass, will light...down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. ... In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free." For America, Lincoln insisted,...
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Private Needs, Public Selves: Talk about Religion in America, Volumen10

John K. Roth - 1997 - 262 páginas
...must disenthrall our selves, and then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration...honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. . . . We — even we here— hold the power, and bear the responsibility. In giving freedom to the slave, we...
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The Strange Sad War Revolving: Walt Whitman, Reconstruction, and the ...

Luke Mancuso - 1997 - 152 páginas
...qualified emancipation of Southern black Americans with a warning: "Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration,...down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation" (Lincoln V, 537). Though Appomattox was two and a half years away, Lincoln's rhetoric had started to...
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The Long Schoolroom: Lessons in the Bitter Logic of the Poetic Principle

Allen R. Grossman - 1997 - 213 páginas
...of the same speech begins: "Fellow citizens we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and tftis administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves....light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation."24 By deleting the abstract pattern of internal marks that closes the traditional line...
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Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln

Terry Wilson, William Henry Herndon, Jesse William Weik - 1998 - 827 páginas
...must tise with the occasion; and when further along in the same message he "Says: "The fiery ttial through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation"4 now and then Similar passages found in his speaches leads me to believe that he had more...
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Virgil Thomson: Composer on the Aisle

Anthony Tommasini - 1997 - 605 páginas
...the concert will be saved from hearing Lincoln's brooding words: "Fellow Citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves." Everyone in the cultural community was waiting for Virgil Thomson's strong voice. But publicly he was...
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The American Renaissance Reconsidered

Walter Benn Michaels, Donald E. Pease - 1989 - 208 páginas
...eternally situated, judged. The peroration of the same speech begins: "Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration,...through which we pass, will light us down, in honor Poetics of Union in Whitman and Lincoln 197 or dishonor, the lastest generation,"24 By deleting the...
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This Hallowed Ground: The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War

Bruce Catton - 1998 - 437 páginas
...themselves from the dogmas of the past. To give freedom to the slave was to preserve it for all others, and "the fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, in honor or dishonor to the latest generation."1» It was no use. The peculiar institution's inviolability ran across the North as well...
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Abraham Lincoln Wisdom and Wit

Louise Bachelder - 1997
...Address, Washington, March 4, 1861] WE CANNOT ESCAPE HISTORY Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We and this administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, in honor...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...wasn't for the honour of the thing, I'd rather walk.' 6348 Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history ... t believe that the political struggle is the most important honour or dishonour to the last generatlon. 6349 Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this...
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