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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. I felt that measures otherwise... "
Readings in American Government and Politics - Page 69
by Charles Austin Beard - 1909 - 624 pages
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 1865 - 878 pages
...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. I feel that measures, otherwise unconstitutional, might become lawful, by becoming indispensable to the...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 1865 - 972 pages
...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. I feel that measures, otherwise unconstitutional, might become lawful, by becoming indispensable to the...
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Our Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln: Voices from the Pulpit of New York ...

George Bancroft - Rare books - 1865 - 438 pages
...not first existed ;" " In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free;" "Often a limb must be amputated to save a life ; but a life is never wisely given to save a limb ;" — what volumes of philosophy, of history, of political economy, of legal and ethical science are...
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The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion

Edward McPherson - History - 1865 - 676 pages
...a life is never widely given to Rave a limb. I felt tbat measures, otherwise unconstitutional, muht e harbor of Charleston," stating that " under present...they are a standing menace which renders negotiation Rigbt or wmng, I * • umi-'l tlii ground, and now avow It. I could not feel thn'. to tho best of my...
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The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion

Edward McPherson - History - 1865 - 676 pages
...t life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that meunres, otherwise unconstitutional, mi^ht become lawful, by becoming indispensable to the preservation...Constitution, through the preservation of the nation. Kigbt or wr«ng, I attuned this ground, and now avow it I could not feel that, to the bc.-t of my ability...
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Our Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln: Voices from the Pulpit of New York ...

George Bancroft - Rare books - 1865 - 436 pages
...;" "In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free;" "Often a limb must beampntated to save a life ; but a life is never wisely given to save a limb ;" — what volumes of philosophy, of history, ot" political economy, of legal and ethical science...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - Biography & Autobiography - 1866 - 556 pages
...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...Constitution through the preservation of the nation. Eight or wrong, I assumed this ground, and now avow it. I could not feel that, to the best of my ability,...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Public Services

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1866 - 222 pages
...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...becoming indispensable to the preservation of the nation. Right or wrong, I assumed this ground, and now avow it. I could not feel, that, to the best...
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The Lost Cause Regained

Edward Alfred Pollard - African Americans - 1868 - 226 pages
...this argument in its best shape in a notable declaration made by President Lincoln, in 1864: — " I felt that measures, otherwise unconstitutional,...Constitution, through the preservation of the nation." The fallacy captivated the vulgar ; but to the intelligent it was a dogma as violent, as it was shallow....
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The Lost Cause Regained

Edward Alfred Pollard - African Americans - 1868 - 232 pages
...this argument in its best shape in a notable declaration made by President Lincoln, in 1864: — " I felt that measures, otherwise unconstitutional,...Constitution, through the preservation of the nation." The fallacy captivated the vulgar ; but to the intelligent it was a dogma as violent, as it was shallow....
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