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" We are contending with an enemy who, as I understand, drives every able-bodied man he can reach into his ranks very much as a butcher drives bullocks into a slaughter pen. "
Report of Special Committee on Volunteering - Page 170
1864
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 4

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...the constitutionality of the draft law. In fact, I should be willing to facilitate the obtaining of it. But I cannot consent to lose the time while it...contending with an enemy who, as I understand, drives every able bodied man he can reach into his ranks, very much as a butcher drives his bullocks into a slaughter-pen....
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...the constitutionality of the draft law. In fact, I should be willing to facilitate the obtaining of it. But I cannot consent to lose the time while it...ranks, very much as a butcher drives bullocks into a Blaughter-pen. No time is wasted, no argument is used. This produces an army which will soon turn upon...
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THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, SIXTEENTH PRESIDENT OF THE ...

HENRY J. RAYMOND - 1865
...the constitutionality of the draft law. In tact, I should be willing to facilitate the obtaining of it. But I cannot consent to lose the time while it...as a butcher drives bullocks into a slaughter-pen. Xo time is wasted, no argument is used. This produces an army which will soon turn upon our now victorious...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...the constitutionality of the draft law. In fact, I should be willing to facilitate the obtaining of it. But I cannot consent to lose the time while it...ranks, very much as a butcher drives bullocks into a slanghtcr-pen. No time is wasted, no argument is used. This produces an army which will soon turn upon...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...the constitutionality of the draft law. In fact, I should he willing to facilitate the obtaining of it. But I cannot consent to lose the time while it...who, as I understand, drives every able-bodied man ho can reach into his ranks, very much as a butcher drives bullocks into a slaughter-pen. No time is...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...the constitutionality of tho draft law. In fact, I should be willing to facilitate the ohtaining of it. But I cannot consent to lose the time while it is hcing obtained. Wo are contending with an enemy who, as I understand, drives every able-bodied man...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
...before the Supreme Court, but he could not consent to lose the time. " "\Ve are contending," said he, " with an enemy who, as I understand, drives every able-bodied...a butcher drives bullocks into a slaughter-pen. No tune is wasted, no argument is used. This produces an army which will soon turn upon our now victorious...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, 1809-1865 - 1866 - 544 pages
...before the Supreme Court, but he could not consent to lose the time. " We are contendmg," said he, "with an enemy who, as I understand, drives every...as a butcher drives bullocks into a slaughter-pen. Kb time is wasted, no argument is used. This produces an army which will soon turn upon our now victorious...
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Life of Emery A. Storrs: His Wit and Eloquence, as Shown in a Notable ...

Isaac E. Adams - Lawyers - 1886 - 800 pages
...the constitutionality of the draft law. In fact, I should be willing to facilitate the obtaining of it. But I cannot consent to lose the time while it...ranks very much as a butcher drives bullocks into a slaughter pen. No time is wasted, no argument is used. This produces an army which will soon turn upon...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 810 pages
...would be involved in obtaining a decision from the US Supreme Court on that point, and proceeded : " We are contending with an Enemy who, as I understand,...able-bodied man he can reach into his ranks, very much as & butcher drives bullocks into a slaughter-pen. No time is wasted, no argument is used. " This system...
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