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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. "
Memoirs, correspondence and private papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed. by T.J ... - Page 322
by Thomas Jefferson - 1829
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of ..., Volume 4

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829
...time ceased to read newspapers, or pay any attention to public affairs, confident they were in good hands, and content to be a passenger in our bark to...am not distant. 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...
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of ..., Volume 4

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829
...time ceased to read newspapers, or pay any attention to public affairs, confident they were in good hands, and content to be a passenger in our bark to the shore from which I am not distant. But i his momentous question, like a fire bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered...
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"The Northern Man with Southern Principles": And "the Southern Man with ...

Republican Committee of 76 - 1840 - 40 pages
...timo ceased to read newspapers, or pay any attention to public affairs, confident they were in good hands, and content to be a passenger in our bark to...am not distant. 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...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 8

1848
...time ceased to read newspapers, or pay any attention to public affairs, confident they were in good hands, and content to be a passenger in our bark to...in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I conquered it at once as the knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is a...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 23

United States - 1848
...time ceased to read newspapers, or pay any attention to public affairs, confident they were in good hands, and content to be a passenger in our bark to the shore from which I am not distant. But the momentous question, like a fire bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 23

United States - 1848
...any attention to public affairs, confident they were in good hands, and content to be a passenger m our bark to the shore from which I am not distant. But the momentous question, like n fire bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 8

1848
...time ceased to read newspapers, or pay any attention to public affairs, confident they were in good hands, and content to be a passenger in our bark to the shore from which I am not di*unt But this momentous ouestion, hke a fire-bell in the ntcht, awakened and filled me with terror....
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The Works of John C. Calhoun: Speeches ... delivered in the House of ...

John Caldwell Calhoun - United States - 1854
...time ceased to read newspapers, or pay any attention to public affairs, confident they were in good hands, and content to be a passenger in our bark to the shore from which I am not far distant. But this momentous ques tion, like a fire-bell in the night, awakened and filled me with...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - United States - 1858
...time ceased to read newspapers, or pay any attention to public affairs, confident they were in good hands, and content to be a passenger in our bark to...and filled me with terror. I considered it at once ns the knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is a reprieve only, not a...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 43

United States - 1859
...time ceased to read newspapers, or pay any attention to public affairs, confident they were in good hands, and content to be a passenger in our bark to the shore from which I am not far distant. But this momentous question, like the firebell in the night, awakened and tilled me with...
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