The Nation's Sacrifice: Abraham Lincoln. Two Discourses, Delivered on Sunday Morning, April 16, and Wednesday Morning, April 19, 1865, in the Church of the Redeemer, Cincinnati, Ohio

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R. Clarke & Company, 1865 - 28 Seiten

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Seite 21 - Divine aid which sustained him, and on the same Almighty Being I place my reliance for support; and I hope you, my friends, will all pray that I may receive that Divine assistance, without which I cannot succeed, but with which success is certain.
Seite 22 - ... succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he at all times relied. I feel that I cannot succeed without the same Divine aid which sustained him, and on the same Almighty Being I place my reliance for support, and I hope you, my friends, will all pray that I may receive that Divine assistance without which I cannot succeed, but with which success is certain. Again, I bid you all an affectionate farewell.
Seite 21 - A duty devolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of Washington. He never would have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he at all times relied. I feel that I cannot succeed without the same Divine aid which sustained him, and...
Seite 22 - I hope, to the world, for all future time. It was that which gave promise that in due time the weight would be lifted from the shoulders of all men.
Seite 22 - But if this country cannot be saved without giving up that principle, I was about to say I would rather be assassinated on this spot than surrender it Now, in my view of the present aspect of affairs, there is no need of bloodshed and war.
Seite 18 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, February 12, 1809. His paternal ancestors were from Pennsylvania, of Quaker connection.
Seite 19 - Of most of the benevolent institutions of this city, he was an active manager, and of not a few the presiding officer. At the time of his death, he was President of the Baptist Board of Managers for Foreign Missions, and one of the trustees of the Columbian College, in the District of Columbia. He was a member of the Convention for amending the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in the year 1821, and in all its...
Seite 18 - ... went to New Orleans, as a hired hand on a flat-boat. In 1830...
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