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" Let every American, every lover of liberty, every wellwisher to his posterity swear by the blood of the Revolution never to violate in the least particular the laws of the country, and never to tolerate their violation by others. "
America Faces the Future - Page 67
by Durant Drake - 1922 - 339 pages
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Boats Against the Current: American Culture Between Revolution and Modernity ...

Lewis Perry - History - 2002 - 352 pages
...revolutionary heritage obliged the young to oppose all threats to the republic. "Let every American . . . swear by the blood of the Revolution, never to violate...in the least particular, the laws of the country. ... let reverence for the laws . . . become the political religion of the nation . . . ; and let the...
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Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber - History - 2004 - 256 pages
...against this danger? "The answer is simple. Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution,...country; and never to tolerate their violation by others."2 Lincoln waxed eloquent in this speech about obedience to law. "Let reverence for the laws,...
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The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of ...

Roger Milton Barrus, John H. Eastby, Joseph H. Lane, Jr., David E. Marion, James F. Pontuso - Political Science - 2004 - 162 pages
...an American Caesar was for the people to adhere to a "political religion" of obedience to law, "to swear by the blood of the Revolution, never to violate...and never to tolerate their violation by others." Even bad laws should be obeyed until they could be removed from the statute books. No grievance was...
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Sat Excellerator Critical Reading And Writing: Student Workbook

J. Clements, J. Comras - Study Aids - 2004 - 42 pages
...consequence." The third paragraph suggests an answer: "Let every lover of liberty take an oath never to violate the laws of the country and never to tolerate their violation by others." 6. A. A wooden gun has the appearance of being real, but is in fact powerless. The author is pointing...
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American Political Rhetoric: A Reader

Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer - Political Science - 2005 - 427 pages
...fortify against it?" The answer is simple. Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution,...tolerate their violation by others. As the patriots of seventy-six did to the support of the Declaration of Independence, so to the support of the Constitution...
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Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered

John Channing Briggs - History - 2005 - 370 pages
...thereby secure the foundation of free government, is in one sense "simple" — a matter of swearing "by the blood of the Revolution, never to violate...country; and never to tolerate their violation by others" (1.112). But the deeper motions of Lincoln's argument work from the conviction that dutiful words and...
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Challenges to the American Founding: Slavery, Historicism, and Progressivism ...

Ronald J. Pestritto, Thomas G. West - Law - 2005 - 304 pages
...or die by suicide." Lincoln exhorted: "Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution,...in the least particular, the laws of the country." Let reverence for the Constitution and the laws "become the political religion of the nation."'14 Noteworthy...
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One Nation, Indivisible?: A Study of Secession and the Constitution

Robert F. Hawes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 pages
...law, as the following quote illustrates: Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution,...tolerate their violation by others. As the patriots of seventy-six did to the support of the Declaration of Independence, so to the support of the Constitution...
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Land and Liberty II: The Basics of Traditional American History

David Warren Saxe - History - 2006 - 224 pages
...of our government]?" Lincoln's answer: Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution,...tolerate their violation by others. As the patriots of seventy-six did to the support of the Declaration of Independence, so to the support of the Constitution...
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Lynching in America: A History in Documents

Christopher Waldrep - History - 2006 - 281 pages
...fortify against it?" The answer is simple. Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution,...tolerate their violation by others. As the patriots of seventy-six did to the support of the Declaration of Independence, so to the support of the Constitution...
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