Excerpt From Memorial Discourse On The Character Of Abraham Lincoln, President Of The United States Delivered At Hollis, On The Day Of The National Fast, June 1, 1865WE Are Here To Day, My Friends, At The Request Of The Highest Authority Of Our Land, To Unite With The Great Mass Of Our Countrymen In The Memorial Services Of Our Late Lamented And Endeared President The Mysterious Events Of A Wise Providence Have Taken From Us The Second Father Of Our Country, And A Bereaved Nation Mourns A Cruel And Ruthless Hand Has Smitten Him Down, And Bathed Us All In Tears We Have Come To Mingle Our Sorrows To Dwell Upon His Virtues, And To Learn Such Lessons As His Untimely Death Is Calculated To Teach.Never, Since Time Began, Has The Departure Of One Man Filled So Many Hearts With Sadness, And Never Have So Many Gathered, On One Occasion Of Mourning, As Will Be Gathered This Day The Cruel Manner Of Our President S Death The Critical Period Of Public Affairs In Which He Fell The Loss Of So Much Experience, Talent, And Honest Purpose, And The Sundering Of So Many Cords Of Personal Love, All Conspire To Make The Event One Of The Most Mournful Interest All Civilized Nations Tender Us Their Sympathy, And Unite With Us In Sorrowing Over Our Sad Bereavement Thirty Millions Of Hearts Have Been Pierced By One Foul Blow Of The Assassin.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- Memorial Discourse on the Character of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States
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