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" But this momentous question, like a fire bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered it at once as the knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is a reprieve only, not a final sentence. "
The American Whig Review - Page 123
1848
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 91

England - 1862
...North from South as with the clean cut of a knifo. Upon such a division Jefferson remarked long ago, ' A geographical line, coinciding with a marked principle,...passions of men, will never be obliterated, and every irritation will make it deeper and deeper.' There is a truth in these words which gave the force to...
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of ..., Volume 4

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829
...momentous question, like a fire bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered it at once as the knell of the Union. It is hushed,...every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper. 1 can say, with conscious truth, that there is not a man on earth who would sacrifice more than I would...
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of ..., Volume 4

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829
...bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered it at once as the knell of 323 the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But...every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper. 1 can say, with conscious truth, that there is not a man on earth who would sacrifice more than I would...
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of ..., Volume 4

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1830
...momentous question, like a fire-bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered it at once as the knell of the Union. It is hushed,...coinciding with a marked principle, moral and political, onre conceived and held up to the angry passions of men, will never be obliterated ; and every new...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - Presidents - 1832 - 556 pages
...momentous question, like a fire-bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered it at once as the knell of the Union. It is hushed,...of men, will never be obliterated ; and every new irration will mark it deeper and deeper. I can say, with conscious truth, that there is not a man on...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 23

United States - 1848
...momentous question, like a fire bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered it at once as the knell of the Union. It is hushed...indeed for the moment, but this is a reprieve only, not the final sentence. A geographical line coinciding with a marked principle, moral and political, once...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 25

United States - 1849
...the night, has awakened and filled me with terror. I considered it at once the knell of the Uuiun. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is...every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper. Of one thing I am certain, that as the passage of slaves from one state to another, would not make...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 25

United States - 1849
...he, "like afire-bell in the night, has awakened and (ˇlied me with terror. I considered it at once, the knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. 13ut this is a reprieve only, not a final sentence. A geographical line, coinciding with a marked principle,...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 8

1848
...the ntcht, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered it at ünce as the knell ol the Unton. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is...reprieve only, not a final sentence. A geographical hne, coinciding with a marked principle, moral and political, once conceived and held up to the angry...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 20

1854
...sectional discord, it has only opened them wider — because in the powerful language of Mr. Jefferson, " a geographical line, coinciding with a marked principle,...never be obliterated, and every new irritation will make it deeper and deeper." Southern men saw and felt this from the beginning — »11 men can read...
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