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" No human counsel hath devised nor hath any mortal hand worked out these great things. They are the gracious gifts of the Most High God, who, while dealing with us in anger for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy. "
American Slavery and Finances - Page 4
by Robert John Walker - 1864
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The Predicament of the Prosperous

Bruce C. Birch, Larry L. Rasmussen - Religion - 1978 - 212 pages
...augmented strength and vigor, is permitted to expect continuance of years with large increase of freedom. No human counsel hath devised, nor hath any mortal...for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy. 1 It was not the last time an American President would assure us we could have both guns and butter....
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America's God and Country: Encyclopedia of Quotations

William J. Federer, William Joseph Federer - Literary Collections - 1994 - 845 pages
...proclamation, passed by an Act of Congress, initiating the first annual National Day of Thanksgiving: No human counsel hath devised, nor hath any mortal...for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy... I do, therefore, invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and those who are sojourning...
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 4, Nineteenth-Century ...

Cyrus R. K. Patell - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 562 pages
...and thanksgiving which made up a public religious ritual throughout the war, of Union victories as "the gracious gifts of the most high God, who, while...for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy. Dickinson in one letter devotes her own contribution to the war effort not in terms of the womanly...
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Constitution Restoration Act of 2004: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property - Constitutional law - 2004 - 130 pages
...blessings that had been bestowed upon this country even in the midst of the CivU War and acknowledged that "[t]hey are the gracious gifts of the Most High God,...for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy." In 1931, the United States Supreme Court observed that "[w]e are a Christian people, according to one...
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A Historical Guide to Emily Dickinson

Vivian R. Pollak - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 312 pages
...and Thanksgiving, which made up a public religious ritual throughout the war, of Union victories as "the gracious gifts of the most high God, who, while...in anger for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy"12 Although not all of the numerous references to war in Dickinson's letters and poems can be...
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The Soul of Abraham Lincoln

William Eleazar Barton - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 407 pages
...triumphs and these sorrows. 1863: [Citing progress in the war, in industry, and in population growth] No human counsel hath devised nor hath any mortal...anger for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy (Proclamation for Thanksgiving, October 3). i86j: It is rather for us here to be dedicated to the great...
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The Gettysburg Gospel: The Lincoln Speech that Nobody Knows

G. S. Boritt, Robert C Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies Gabor Boritt - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 415 pages
...permitted to expect continuance of years with large increase of freedom. No human counsel GLORIA <**>' 167 hath devised nor hath any mortal hand worked out these...for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy. In Gettysburg the Sentinel, which carried no comment on Lincoln's speech at the cemetery, called it...
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We Hold These Truths

Randall Norman Desoto - Religion - 2007 - 262 pages
...conflict; while that field has been greatly contracted by the advancing armies and navies of the Union... "No human counsel hath devised, nor hath any mortal hand worked out these great things. They are gracious gifts from the most high God, who, while dealing with us in anger for our sins, hath nevertheless...
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The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: How Faith Shaped an American ...

Philip L. Ostergard - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 272 pages
...augmented strength and vigor, is permitted to expect continuance of years with large increase of freedom. No human counsel hath devised nor hath any mortal...for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy. The Hebrew prophet Habakkuk wrote, "In wrath remember mercy" (Habakkuk 3:2). Though President Lincoln...
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Thoughts Inspired by God

Audrey Addi - Religion - 2008 - 188 pages
...Thanksgiving holiday in 1863. As part of his proclamation, he declared that "all our blessings are gracious gifts of the most High God, who, while dealing with us in anger for our sins, hath never the less remembered mercy. It has seemed to me fit and proper that they should be solemnly, reverently...
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