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" Was it possible to lose the nation, and yet preserve the Constitution ? By general law, life and limb must be protected ; yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life, but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. "
The Character and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln, President of the ... - Page 27
by William M. Thayer - 1864 - 75 pages
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866 - 836 pages
...Constitution was the organic law. Was it possible to lose the nation and yet preserve the Constitution ? By general law, life and limb must be protected ; yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life ; hot a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures, otherwise unconstitutional,...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1867 - 848 pages
...law. Was it possible to lose the nation and yet preserve the Constitution ? By general law, life ağd limb must be protected ; yet often a limb must be...but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures, otherwise unconstitutional, might become lawful, by becoming indispensable to the...
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The Loyal People of the North-west: A Record of Prominent Persons, Places ...

Stella S. Flood Coatsworth - Chicago (Ill.) - 1869 - 478 pages
...Constitution was the organic law. Was it possible to lose the nation, and yet preserve the Constitution? By general law, life and limb must be protected ;...but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures, otherwise unconstitutional, might become lawful by becoming indispensable to the...
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The Southern Review, Volume 6

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - Periodicals - 1869 - 534 pages
...Constitution? By general law, life and limb must be protected; yet often must a limb be amputated to save life ; but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures, otherwise unconstitutional, might be lawful, by becoming indispensable to the preservation...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William O. Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 540 pages
...Constitution was the organic law. Was it possible to lose the nation and yet preserve the Constitution ? By general law, life and limb must be protected; yet...but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures otherwise unconstitutional might become lawful by becoming indispensable to the...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 716 pages
...Constitution was the organic law. Was it possible to lose the nation and yet preserve the Constitution ? By general law, life and limb must be protected; yet...but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures otherwise unconstitutional might become lawful by becoming indispensable to the...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln

Charles Maltby - California - 1884 - 340 pages
...Constitution was the organic law. Was it possible to lose the Nation and yet preserve the Constitution ? By general law, life and limb must be protected ; yet often a limb must be amputated to save life, but a life is not wisely giren to save a limb. I feel that measures otherwise unconstitutional...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 912 pages
...Constitution was the Organic Law. " Was it possible to lose the Nation and yet preserve the Constitution ? " By General Law, life and limb must be protected; yet...but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures, otherwise Unconstitutional, might become laAvful, by becoming Indispensable to...
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The American Commonwealth, Volume 1

James Bryce Bryce (Viscount) - United States - 1888 - 834 pages
...Constitution was the organic law. Was it possible to lose the nation and yet preserve the Constitution ? By general law life and limb must be protected, yet...but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures, otherwise unconstitutional, might become lawful by becoming indispensable to the...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888 - 718 pages
...crossing the river. (June, 1864.) Was it possible to lose the Nation, and yet preserve the Constitution? By general law, life and limb must be protected ; yet often a limb must be amputated to save life ; but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. (April, 1864.) With malice toward none, with...
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