Lincoln Memorial: The Journeys of Abraham Lincoln: from Springfield to Washington, 1861, as President Elect; and from Washington to Springfield, 1865, as President Martyred; Comprising an Account of Public Ceremonies on the Entire Route, and Full Details of Both Journeys
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Abraham Lincoln Amos Townsend arch arrived assassin band bells black cloth body Brigadier canopy Capitol Capt Captain carriages catafalque ceremonies citizens Cleveland coffin Colonel colored column command committee Constitution Corps cortege covered with black crape crowd dead decorated delegations depot dirge draped in mourning entrance escort Euclid evergreens feet Fenian Brotherhood festoons fired flags flowers formed friends front funeral train gathered Governor guard of honor Hall head hearse heart hour House Illinois Independence Hall Infantry John Joseph Sturges ladies large number liberty Lieut Major Marshal Mayor military minute guns morning motto o'clock officers Ohio party passed patriotic peace placed platform President elect procession reception Regiment remains representatives right resting rotunda Senator side silver silver stars solemn sorrow Springfield staff station stood thousand throng tion tolled Union United Veteran Reserve Veteran Reserve Corps Washington wreath York
Страница 87 - It follows from these views that no State upon its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union ; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void ; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority of the \ United States, are insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to circumstances.
Страница 323 - So shalt thou rest, and what if thou withdraw In silence from the living, and no friend Take note of thy departure? All that breathe Will share thy destiny. The gay will laugh When thou art gone, the solemn brood of care Plod on, and each one as before will chase His favorite phantom ; yet all these shall leave Their mirth and their employments, and shall come And make their bed with thee.
Страница 92 - Suppose you go to war, you cannot fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides, and no gain on either, you cease fighting, the identical old questions as to terms of intercourse are again upon you.
Страница 97 - If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offenses which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives to both North and South this terrible war as the woe due to those by whom the offense came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers in a living God always ascribe to Him?
Страница 93 - Why should there not be a patient confidence in the ultimate justice of the people? Is there any better or equal hope in the world? In our present differences, is either party without faith of being in the right? If the Almighty Ruler of Nations, with His eternal truth and justice, be on your side of the North, or on yours of the South, that truth and that justice will surely prevail by the judgment of this great tribunal of the American people.
Страница 89 - All the vital rights of minorities and of individuals are so plainly assured to them by affirmations and negations, guarantees and prohibitions, in the Constitution that controversies never arise concerning them. But no organic law can ever be framed -with a provision specifically applicable to every question which may occur in practical administration.
Страница 90 - Unanimity is impossible. The rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible; so that, rejecting the majority principle, anarchy or despotism in some form is all that is left.
Страница 97 - Both read the same Bible and pray to the same God, and each invokes His aid against the other. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's. assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces, but let us judge not, that we be not judged.