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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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Harper's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 5

Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin - 1889
...bread from the sweat of other men's faces. But let us judge not, that we be not judged. The prayer of both* could not be answered. That of neither has...offences ! for it must needs be that offences come ; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh !" 55 If we shall suppose that American slavery is...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 10

John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890 - 470 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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History of the Colored Race in America

William T. Alexander - 1800 - 600 pages
...territorial enlargement of it. * * * Both read in the same Bible and prayed 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. ***** "If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offenses, which in the Providence...
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Abraham Lincoln; a History, by John G. Nicolay and John Hay, Volume 10

John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890
...Both read the same Bible, and pray to thd same God ; and each invokes his aid against the other, lit may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a...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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Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1890 - 423 pages
...pray to the same God ; and each invokes His aid against the other. It may seem strange that any man should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing...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 eometl^IIjj...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 10

John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890 - 470 pages
...aid against the other. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's assistanee in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's...Almighty has his own purposes. "Woe unto the world beeause of offenses! for it must nceds be that offenses eome ; but woe to that man by whom the offense...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1891
...bread from the sweat of other men's faces ; but let us judge not that we be not judged. The prayer of both could not be answered — that of neither...of offences for it must needs be that offences come ; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh 1" If we shall suppose that American slavery is one...
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The Bible and English Prose Style...

1892
...Second Inaugural, which certainly owes nothing to the Romans (oftener Spaniards) of the Decadence. Neither party expected for the war the magnitude or...answered fully. The Almighty has his own purposes. At this point we may pause, for we need no further demonstration of the indebtedness of English prose...
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Life on the Circuit with Lincoln: With Sketches of Generals Grant, Sherman ...

Henry Clay Whitney - 1892 - 601 pages
...pray to the same God, and each invokes His aid against the other. It may seem strange that any man should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing...offences, for it must needs be that offences come ; but woe to the man by whom the offence cometh." If we shall suppose that American slavery is one...
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The Republican Party and Its Leaders: A History of the Party from Its ...

Thomas Wallace Knox - 1892 - 608 pages
...wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge not, that we may not be judged. The prayers of both could not be answered....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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