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" If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offences which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives to both North and South this terrible... "
House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ... - Page 323
by United States. Congress. House - 1866
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A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

Mason I. Lowance - History - 2003 - 492 pages
...offences! For it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence comcth." If we shall suppose that American Slavery is one of...which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives to...
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Heir to the Fathers: John Quincy Adams and the Spirit of Constitutional ...

Gary V. Wood - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 249 pages
...penultimate paragraph of Lincoln's address perfectly captures the spirit of Adams's dour assertion.54 If we shall suppose that American Slavery is one of...which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives to...
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Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War

Benson Bobrick - History - 2008 - 288 pages
...explain by way of divine retribution the wholesale carnage taking place. "If we shall suppose," he said, that American slavery is one of those offences which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives to...
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A Documentary History of Religion in America to 1877

Mark A. Noll - History - 2003 - 607 pages
...and Hay.j fenses! for it must needs be that offenses come; but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh." If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offenses which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through his...
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

History - 2003 - 240 pages
...because of offenses; for it must needs be that offenses come, but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh." If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offenses, which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His...
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Christ, Providence and History

Mike Higton - Religion - 2004 - 287 pages
...the world because of its offences! For it must needs be that offences come, but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!' If we shall suppose that...which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He wills now to remove, and that He gives to...
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Good Practice in the Early Years

Janet Kay - Education - 2004 - 192 pages
...the world because of its offences! For it must needs be that offences come, but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!' If we shall suppose that...which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He wills now to remove, and that He gives to...
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Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism

Susan Jacoby - History - 2004 - 417 pages
...unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh! " If we shall suppose that...which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives to...
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The Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!" If we shall suppose that...which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives to...
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Alfred Kazin's America: Critical and Personal Writings

Alfred Kazin, Ted Solotaroff - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 592 pages
...Kmg James translations — to launch into a passage so awesome, a great public cty from the heart; If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of...which, in the providence of God. must needs come, but which, havmg contmued thtough His appoinred time, He now wills to remove, and that he gives to...
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