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The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, August, 1864

Devoted To Literature And National Policy

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1864
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,697 / 229 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.5
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 500
Added to site: 2007.11.19 19104
Genre: Periodical

ch add to the nation's moral power, and educate it for the future. He leaves to others the consideration of the material gain, and desires to hint, at least, at this other, which is much more likely to be slighted or perhaps forgotten.

He has said enough to show that he does not like this slaughtering business in any shape. He is sure that the sooner it is ended the better. He has had its bloody consequences brought, in their most fearful form, to his own heart and home, but he has a fixed faith, nevertheless, that any duty, conscientiously undertaken, any duty from which there is no honorable or honest escape, must, if faithfully performed, obtain its meet reward. And believing that this business of war has been undertaken by the mass of the people of these United States in all simplicity of heart and honesty of purpose, as an unavoidable and hard necessity, he also believes they will get their honest wages for the doing it. He believes, too, that the day of recompense is not entirely delayed; that be



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