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It is for us, the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here thus far so nobly advanced.
The Speech at Gettysburg
Abraham
Lincoln
The World’s Famous Orations, Vol. IX
 
America: II (1818–1865)
 
Two millennia of Western Civilization come into focus through these 281 masterpieces delivered by 213 rhetoricians.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    Index to Authors
NEW YORK: FUNK AND WAGNALLS, 1906
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2002
 
 
Robert Young Hayne
On the Foote Resolution
Daniel Webster
I. The First Bunker Hill Monument Oration
II. In Reply to Hayne
III. On the Clay Compromise
Henry Clay
I. The Emancipation of South America
II. His Attack on Jackson
III. On His Own Compromise Measures
John Caldwell Calhoun
I. On the Expunging Resolution
II. On the Clay Compromise Measures
Thomas Corwin
On the Mexican War
Alexander Hamilton Stephens
The South and the Public Domain
William Cullen Bryant
His Welcome to Kossuth
Rufus Choate
His Eulogy of Webster
Charles Sumner
On the Crime Against Kansas
Preston Smith Brooks
In Defense of His Attack on Sumner
William Henry Seward
His “Irrepressible Conflict” Speech
John Brown
His Speech to the Court at His Trial
William Lloyd Garrison
On the Death of John Brown
William Lowndes Yancey
His Speech of Protest in the Charleston Convention
Jefferson Davis
On Withdrawing from the Union
Robert Toombs
On Resigning from the Senate
Abraham Lincoln
I. The “House Divided Against Itself” Speech
II. In the First Debate with Douglas
III. His Farewell Words in Springfield
IV. The First Inaugural Address
V. The Speech at Gettysburg
VI. The Second Inaugural Address
Stephen Arnold Douglas
In the First Debate with Lincoln



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