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" Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid. As a nation we began by declaring that "all men are created equal." We now practically read it "all men are created equal, except negroes. "
An American Bible - Page 112
edited by - 1918 - 372 pages
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Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln by Distinguished Men of His Time

Allen Thorndike Rice - 1886 - 668 pages
...that time comes my mind is made up. The slavery question can't be compromised." In 1855, he said : " Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty...read it all men are created equal except negroes." In his Ottawa speech of 1858, he read an extract from his speech at Peoria, made in 1854, in these...
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Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln, by Distinguished Men of His Time

Allen Thorndike Rice - 1888 - 656 pages
...that time comes my mind is made up. The slavery question can't be compromised." In 1855, he said : " Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty...rapid. As a nation we began by declaring that all men arc created equal. We now practically read it all men are created equal except negroes" In his Ottawa...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - 1894
...can any one who abhors the oppression of negroes be in favor of degrading classes of white people t Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty...equal, except negroes and foreigners and Catholics." When it comes to this, I shall prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving...
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Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...can any one who abhors the oppression of negroes be in favour of degrading classes 'of white people ? Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty...equal except negroes and foreigners and Catholics. When it comes to this, I shall prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretence of loving...
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Complete Works, Volume 12

Abraham Lincoln - 1894
...sort or of the domestic slavery sort. On Slavery, July 1, 1854, vol. II, p. 184. ALL MEN CREATED EQUAL Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty...equal except negroes and foreigners and Catholics." When it comes to this, I shall prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretence of loving...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...can any one who abhors the oppression of negroes be in favour of degrading classes of white people ? Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty...equal except negroes and foreigners and Catholics. When it comes to this, I shall prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretence of loving...
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Lincoln's Words on Living Questions: A Collection of All the Recorded ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1900 - 175 pages
...the constitution originally placed it. 13 (August 24, 1858, Letter to Mr. Speed— Hauaford, p. 226.) Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty...control it will read: "All men are created equal except ne- \s groes, and foreigners and Catholics." When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1903 - 399 pages
...can any one who abhors the oppression of negroes be in favor of degrading classes of white people? Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty...equal except negroes and foreigners and Catholics." When it comes to this, I shall prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1903 - 399 pages
...can any one who abhors the oppression of negroes be in favor of degrading classes of white people? Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty...equal except negroes and foreigners and Catholics." When it comes to this, I shall prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving...
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Abraham Lincoln and His Presidency, Volume 1

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1903
...can any one who abhors the oppression of negroes be in favor of degrading classes of white people? Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty...except negroes." When the Know-Nothings get control, it would read, "All men are created equal except negroes and foreigners and Catholics." When it comes...
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