Monday, February 15, 2021

The Warning

For frequent reflection and discussion: Abraham Lincoln's 1838 address to the Young Men's Lyceum. An excerpt:

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.

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