Addresses, Educational and Patriotic
H. W. Wilson Company, 1910 - 533 páginas
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Página 340 - Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting-place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live.
Página 296 - I promise myself to realize, without alloy, the sweet enjoyment of partaking, in the midst of my fellow-citizens, the benign influence of good laws under a free Government — the ever favorite object of my heart — and the happy reward, as I trust, of our mutual cares, labors, and dangers.
Página 341 - It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of...
Página 488 - I shall have the most solemn one to 'preserve, protect and defend it.' I am loath to close. We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Página 448 - Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it.
Página 310 - He that by the Plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive.
Página 311 - A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost ; for want of a shoe the horse was lost ; and for want of a horse the rider was lost,' being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe nail.
Página 310 - If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some; for he that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing...
Página 269 - If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.
Página 310 - Beware of little expenses ; A small leak will sink a great ship, as Poor Richard says ; and again, Who dainties love shall beggars prove ; and moreover, Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.