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" Peaceable secession! Peaceable secession! The concurrent agreement of all the members of this great republic to separate! A voluntary separation, with alimony on one side and on the other. Why, what would be the result? Where is the line to be drawn?... "
Great American Legislators: Source Extracts - Page 82
by Howard Walter Caldwell - 1900 - 247 pages
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Statue of Hon. John C. Calhoun Erected in Statuary Hall of the Capitol at ...

United States. Congress - Calhoun Statue (Washington, D.C.) - 1910 - 159 pages
.../th of March speech in the great passage on "peaceable secession, " he cried out in agony of spirit: What States are to secede? What is to remain American? What am I to be? An American no longer? Am I to become a sectional man, a local man, a separatist, with no country in common with the gentlemen...
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The Nineteenth Illinois: A Memoir of a Regiment of Volunteer Infantry Famous ...

James Henry Haynie - Illinois - 1912 - 396 pages
...Peaceable secession! A concurrent agreement of all the members of this great republic to separate! What would be the result? Where is the line to be drawn? What states are to be associated? What is to remain America? What am I to be? Where is the Flag to remain? Where is the...
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Great Debates in American History: Slavery from 1790 to 1857

Marion Mills Miller - Civil rights - 1913
...concurrent agreement of all the members of this great Republic to separate ! A voluntary separation with alimony on one side and on the other. Why, what would...longer ? Where is the flag of the Republic to remain? Where is the eagle still to tower? or is he to cower, and shrink, and fall to the ground? Why, sir,...
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How to Master the Spoken Word: Designed as a Self-instructor for All who ...

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - Oratory - 1913 - 420 pages
...concurrent agreement of all the members of this great Republic to separate ! A voluntary separation, with alimony on one side and on the other. Why, what would...American ? What am I to be ? An American no longer? Am I to become a sectional man, a local man, a separatist, with no country in common with the gentlemen...
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Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British ...

Marion Mills Miller - Civil rights - 1913
...concurrent agreement of all the members of this great Republic to separate! A voluntary separation with alimony on one side and on the other. Why, what would...secede? What is to remain American ? What am I to be—an American no longer ? Where is the flag of the Republic to remain ? Where is the eagle still...
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Daniel Webster

Frederic Austin Ogg - 1914 - 433 pages
...concurrent agreement of all the members of this great republic to separate ! A voluntary separation, with alimony on one side and on the other. Why, what would...American ? What am I to be ? An American no longer ? Am I to become a sectional man, a local man, a separatist, with no country in common with the gentlemen...
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The Democracy of the Constitution: And Other Addresses and Essays

Henry Cabot Lodge - Constitutional history - 1915 - 297 pages
...7th of March speech, in the great passage on "peaceable secession " he cried out in agony of spirit: What States are to secede? What is to remain American? What am I to be? An American no longer? Am I to become a sectional man, a local man, a separatist, with no country in common with the gentlemen...
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American Prose (1607-1865)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - American prose literature - 1916 - 737 pages
...concurrent agreement of all the members of this great republic to separate! A voluntary separation, with alimony on one side and on the other. Why, what would...American ? What am I to be ? An American no longer ? Am I to become a sectional man, a local man, a separatist, with no country in common with the gentlemen...
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Early national literature: pt ...

William Peterfield Trent, John Erskine, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Carl Van Doren - American literature - 1918
...feeling about himself comes out in the famous passage of the Seventh of March speech when he asked: "What States are to secede? What is to remain American? What am I to be?" A remarkable question that last one! With the exception of Washington and Lincoln, who in our history...
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Public Speaking Today: A High School Manual

Frank Cummins Lockwood, Clarence De Witt Thorpe - Oratory - 1921 - 264 pages
...through into intensified utterance. Webster's burning query in his "seventh of March" speech — • "What states are to secede? What is to remain American? What am I to be?" which made some in the audience "shudder as if some dire calamity was at hand;" Patrick Henry's flaming...
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