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" Neither anticipated that the cause of the conflict might cease with, or even before, the conflict itself should cease. Each looked for an easier triumph, and a result less fundamental and astounding. Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God;... "
A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose - Page 434
1872 - 534 pages
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Unto a Good Land: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1900

David Edwin Harrell Jr., Edwin S. Gaustad, John B. Boles, Sally Foreman Griffith - 2005 - 843 pages
...itself should cease. Each looked for an easier triumph, and a result less fundamental and astonishing. Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God;...has His own purposes. "Woe unto the world because of offenses! For it must needs be that offenses come; but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh!"...
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - 2006 - 944 pages
...the nation's alienated citizens in the South. There were no unbridgeable differences, he insisted: "Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God;...answered fully. The Almighty has His own purposes." In his Springfield speech a decade earlier, Lincoln had maintained that he could not condemn the South...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Speech A

Carl Schurz, James Russell Lowell, Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 196 pages
...invokes His aid against the other. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just (rod's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat...His own purposes. " Woe unto the world because of offenses ! for it must needs be that offenses come ; but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh."...
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Character for Life: An American Heritage: Profiles of Great Men and Women of ...

Don Hawkinson - 2005 - 386 pages
...God: and each invokes His aid against the other. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask just God's assistance in wringing their bread from...has been answered fully. The Almighty has His own purposes."39 THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January...
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The American Civil War: An Anthology of Essential Writings

Ian Frederick Finseth - 2006 - 629 pages
...of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part of it. These slaves constituted...has his own purposes. "Woe unto the world because of offenses! for it must needs be that offenses come; but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh!"...
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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - 2006 - 265 pages
...of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part of it. These slaves constituted...has his own purposes. "Woe unto the world because of offenses! for it must needs be that offenses come; but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh."...
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Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling: Physiological, Performance, Growth ...

William D. Pederson, Thomas T. Samaras, Frank J. Williams - 2007 - 381 pages
...dilemmas of faith, republicanism, and the demands of the presidential office during the Civil War. Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God;...has His own purposes: "Woe unto the world because of offenses; for it must needs be that offenses come, but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh."...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 2006 - 842 pages
...and a result less fundamental and astounding. Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same (rod ; and each invokes His aid against the other. It may...His own purposes. " Woe unto the world because of offenses ! for it must needs be that offense come ; but woe to that man by whom the offenses cometh."...
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Seeing Through Cynicism: A Reconsideration of the Power of Suspicion

Dick Keyes - 2006 - 239 pages
...infallible representative on earth. Both read the same Bible and pray to the same God, and each invoked His aid against the other. It may seem strange that...answered fully. The Almighty has his own purposes — With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives it to us...
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Tolerance in the Twenty-first Century: Prospects and Challenges

Gerson Moreno-Riaño - 2006 - 245 pages
...wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces, but let us judge not, that we be not judged.6 The prayers of both could not be answered. That of...has His own purposes. "Woe unto the world because of offenses; for it must needs be that offenses come, but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh."7...
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