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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 - 1909 - 428 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...equal We now practically read it all men are created equnl except negroes" In his Ottawa speech of 1858, he read an extract from his speech at Peoria, made...
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Lincoln and Herndon

Joseph Fort Newton - 1910 - 367 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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Lincoln and Herndon

Joseph Fort Newton - 1910 - 367 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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Lincoln's Own Stories

Anthony Gross - 1912 - 223 pages
...declaring that 'All men are created equal.' We now practically read it, 'All men are created equal negroes.' When the Know-Nothings get control it will...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

Godfrey Rathbone Benson Baron Charnwood - 1916 - 479 pages
...negroes be in favour of degrading classes of white people f Our progress in degeneracy appears to me pretty rapid. As a nation we began by declaring that'...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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Illustrations for Sermons and Instructions: Definitions, Word-pictures ...

Charles Jerome Callan - 1916 - 378 pages
...to an old friend, Joshua F. Speed, said: "When the Know- Nothings get control it (the Constitution) will read: 'All men are created equal except Negroes and foreigners and Catholics.' When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving...
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Abraham Lincoln

Godfrey Rathbone Benson Baron Charnwood - 1917 - 482 pages
...negroes be in favour of degrading classes of white people? Our progress in degeneracy appears to me pretty rapid. As a nation we began by declaring that...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, the Politician

T. Aaron Levy - 1918 - 236 pages
...could 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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Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1920 - 345 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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The Magazine of History, with Notes and Queries: Extra number, Issues 89-92

1923
...How can anyone 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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