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" That is the issue that will continue in this country when these poor tongues of Judge Douglas and myself shall be silent. It is the eternal struggle between these two principles— right and wrong— throughout the world. They are the two principles that... "
The Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt - Page 119
1923
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We Cannot Escape History: Lincoln and the Last Best Hope of Earth

James M. McPherson - 2001 - 176 pages
...Douglas, Lincoln interpreted the American conflict as one episode in an eternal worldwide struggle between two principles "that have stood face to face from the beginning of time." One, he said, was "the common right of humanity and the other the divine right of kings. ... It is...
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Sourcebook and Index: Documents That Shaped the American Nation

Oxford University Press - 2002 - 330 pages
...poor tongues of Judge Douglas and myself shall be silent. It is the eternal struggle between these two principles — right and wrong — throughout...have stood face to face from the beginning of time, and will ever continue to struggle. The one is the common right of humanity, and the other the divine...
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Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural

Ronald C. White - 2002 - 256 pages
...Douglas in 1858, he connected it to a perennial struggle. "It is the eternal struggle between these two principles — right and wrong — throughout...have stood face to face from the beginning of time. . . . One is the common right of humanity and the other the divine right of kings." In challenging...
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Citizens and Citoyens: Republicans and Liberals in America and France

Mark Hulliung, Professor of History Mark Hulliung - 2002 - 250 pages
...Tories of the Revolution." Not to be outdone, Lincoln defined the issue of his day as a choice between "the two principles that have stood face to face from...time . . . The one is the common right of humanity and the other the divine right of kings."31 At the turn of the twentieth century, both the Populists...
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Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the ...

Dan McKanan - 2002 - 304 pages
...right and thus placed himself on the side of tyrants of all ages. Freedom and tyranny, Lincoln said, "are the two principles that have stood face to face from the beginning of time; and will ever continue to struggle. The one is the common right of humanity and the other the divine...
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Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President

Allen C. Guelzo - 1999 - 528 pages
...poor tongues of Judge Douglas and myself shall be silent. It is the eternal struggle between these two principles — right and wrong — throughout...have stood face to face from the beginning of time; and will ever continue to struggle. The one is the common right of humanity and the other the divine...
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The Lincoln-Douglas Senatorial Debates of 1858: A Primary Source Investigation

Jason Porterfield - 2004 - 64 pages
...be The Lincoln-Douglas Senatorial Debates of 1858 silent. It is the eternal struggle between these two principles — right and wrong — throughout...have stood face to face from the beginning of time, and will ever continue to struggle. The one is the common right of humanity, and the other the divine...
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Democratic Faith

Patrick Deneen - 2009 - 388 pages
...slavery in the starkest political and theological terms: "It is the eternal struggle between these two principles — right and wrong — throughout...have stood face to face from the beginning of time; and will ever continue to struggle. The one is the common right of humanity and the other the divine...
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The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

Sean Wilentz - 2006 - 1044 pages
...poor tongues of Judge Douglas and myself shall be silent. It is the eternal struggle between these two principles — right and wrong— throughout the...have stood face to face from the beginning of time; and will ever continue to struggle. The one is the common right of humanit), and the other the divine...
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Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling: Physiological, Performance, Growth ...

William D. Pederson, Thomas T. Samaras, Frank J. Williams - 2007 - 381 pages
...the issue in his debates with Senator Douglas. The real issue "is the eternal struggle between these two principles, right and wrong, throughout the world."...have stood face to face from the beginning of time; and will ever continue to struggle," he said. As Lincoln biographer David Donald wrote in his biography...
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