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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:704
AUTHOR:Abraham Lincoln (1809–65)
QUOTATION:I know that the LORD is always on the side of the right. But it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and this nation should be on the LORD’S side.
ATTRIBUTION:President ABRAHAM LINCOLN.—Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln, p. 282 (1867).

  Reply to a clergyman who said to Lincoln that he hoped “the Lord was on our side.”

  See note at No. 731.
SUBJECTS:God
WORKS:Abraham Lincoln Collection
 
 
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