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" By the frame of the government under which we live, this same people have wisely given their public servants but little power for mischief; and have, with equal wisdom, provided for the return of that little to their own hands at very short intervals.... "
Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln: Sixteenth President of the ... - Page 95
by David Brainerd Williamson - 1864 - 171 pages
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress. Repr. . 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1861
...people have wisely given their public servants but little power for mischief; and have, with equal wisdom, provided for the return of that little to...virtue and vigilance, no administration, by any extreme of wickedness or folly, can very seriously injure the government in the short space of four years....
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 2

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...people have wisely given their public servants but little power for mischief, and have, with equal wisdom, provided for the return of that little to...very short intervals. While the people retain their virtne and vigilance, no AdministraMr Lincoln's Inaoj. ural Address. tion, by any extreme wickedness...
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Das Staatsarchiv: Sammlung der officiellen Actenstücke zur Geschichte der ...

Ludwig Karl Aegidi - 1861
...little Ro 42. power to do mischief; and have, with equal wisdom, provided for the revereinigte turn of that little to their own hands at very short intervals. ^| While the «"jurz Pe°ple retain their virtue and vigilance, no Administration, by any extreme is«, of wickedness...
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Das Staatsarchiv, Volume 1

History, Modern - 1861
...equal wisdom, provided for the rete turn of that little to their own hands at very short intervals. ^f While the People retain their virtue and vigilance, no Administration, by any extreme isn. of wickedness or folly, can very seriously injure the Government in the short space of four years....
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Annual Register, Volume 103

Edmund Burke - History - 1862
...same people have wisely given their public servants but little power for mischief, and have with equal wisdom provided for the return of that little to their...Administration, by any extreme wickedness or folly, can very se riously injure the government in the short space of four years. " My countrymen, one and all, think...
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THE REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES; OR, THE WAR OF 1861

1862
...and that justice will surely prevail, by the judgment of this great tribunal — the American people. provided for the return of that little to their own...hands, at very short intervals. While the people retain virtue and vigilance, no administration of any extreme of wickedness or folly can very seriously injure...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 496 pages
...people have wisely given their public servants but little power for mischief; and have, with equal wisdom, provided for the return of that little to...virtue and vigilance, no Administration, by any extreme of wickedness or folly, can very seriously injure the Government in the short space of four years....
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...people have wisely given their public servants but little power for mischief; and have, with equal wisdom, provided for the return of that little to...virtue and vigilance, no Administration, by any extreme of wickedness or folly, can very seriously injure the Government in the short space of four years....
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - Confederate States of America - 1864 - 440 pages
...people have wisely given their public servants but little power for mischief; and have, with equal wisdom, provided for the return of that little to their own hands at very ehort intervals. While the people retain their virtue and vigilance, no Administration, by any extreme...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT A HISTORY OF THE GREAT CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES ...

HORACE GREELEY - 1865
...same people have wisely given their public servants but little power for mischief, and have with equal wisdom provided for the return of that little to their...subject. Nothing valuable can be lost by taking time. THE AMERICAN CONFLICT. Such of you as are now dissatisfied still have the old Constitution unimpaired,...
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