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" This is essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading object is to elevate the condition of men... "
The Old Guard: A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Principles of 1776 and 1787 - Page 269
1863
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - 1865
...world that form and substance of government whose leading objei-i is to elevate the condition of mea— to lift artificial weights from all shoulders — to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all — ta afford all an unfettered start and a fair chance in the race of life. Yielding to partial and...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1865 - 808 pages
...condition of men ; to lift artificial weights from all shoulders ; to clear the paths of laudable pursuits for all ; to afford all an unfettered start and a fair chance in th« race of life. Yielding to partial and temporary departures, from necessity, this is the leading...
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SPEECHES OF ANDREW JOHNSON

FRANK MOORE - 1866
...essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government whose leading...of the Government for whose existence we contend." I think the question is fairly and properly stated by the President, that it is a struggle whether...
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President Lincoln; Self-pourtrayed

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - 1866 - 239 pages
...condition of men, to lift artificial weights from all shoulders, to clear the paths of laudable pursuits for all, to afford all an unfettered start and a fair chance in the race of life," he continued : — " Our popular Government has often been called an experiment. Two points in it our...
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THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN NATION,

J. ARTHUR PARTRIDGE - 1866
...essentially a people's contest. On the side of the Union it is a struggle for maintaining in the world that form and substance of government, whose leading object is to elevate the condition ofmen, — to lift artificial weights from all shoulders, — to afford all an unfettered start, and...
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Report of the Proceedings of the Society of the Army of the ..., Volumes 1-5

Society of the Army of the Tennessee - 1877
...rights and freedom of conscience and of the press are secured, and land, and homes, arid education, and "an unfettered start, and a fair chance in the race of life," are within the reach of call. A Government so strongand so respected, that, without a formidable navy...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Ohio, Volume 102

Ohio. Supreme Court - 1922
...his immortal messages to congress, said among other things, that "The leading object [of government] is to elevate the condition of men — to lift artificial...unfettered start, and a fair chance in the race of life." Not much monopoly in this. This is the plain phrase of the people put into their organic law and interpreted...
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J.Q.HOWARD

RUTHERFORD B. HAYES - 1876
...settled on the basis of impartial justice. They mean that the State of Ohio, in this great progress, "whose leading object is to elevate the condition...from all shoulders, to clear the paths of laudable pursuits for all, to afford all an unfettered start and a fair chance in the race of life," shall tread...
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Life and Public Services of Gov. Rutherford B. Hayes: By Russell H. Conwell

Russell H. Conwell - 1876 - 328 pages
...on the basis of impartial justice. " They mean that the State of Ohio in this great progress — ' whose leading object is to elevate the condition of...to lift artificial weights from all shoulders, to afford all an unfettered start and a fair chance in the race of life ' — shall tread no step backward....
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The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes

James Quay Howard - 1876 - 260 pages
...condition of men, to lift artificial weights from all shoulders, to clear the paths of laudable pursuits for all, to afford all an unfettered start and a fair chance in the race of life," shall tread no step backward. Penetrated and sustained by a conviction that in this contest the Union...
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