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... increased devotion to that cause for which they here, gave to that cause for which they here gave to that cause for which they here gave to that cause for which they here gave to that cause for which they gave the last full measure ...

Author: Gabor Boritt

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743288217

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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An analysis of the historical events surrounding Lincoln's delivery of the Gettysburg Address challenges popular myths while discussing how several of the president's remarks took on new meanings throughout subsequent decades. By the author of The Lincoln Enigma. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
2008-02-05 By Gabor Boritt

Disguised as her late brother, Cooper, in the 19th Massachusetts Volunteers, Catherine Samson fights to quell the Confederate rebellion and preserve her nation’s unity.

Author: CF Frizzell

Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Inc

ISBN: 9781635559521

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Disguised as her late brother, Cooper, in the 19th Massachusetts Volunteers, Catherine Samson fights to quell the Confederate rebellion and preserve her nation’s unity. She believes the Constitution’s declarations of equality and freedom apply to everyone, and dreams that someday they will extend to her own pursuit of happiness with a woman. Helping her father raise her siblings on their Gettysburg farm, Sophie Bauer likewise clings to hope for a woman to love, but when she serves as an army aide and meets Cooper, Sophie is confounded by her growing feelings for him. Catherine, meanwhile, wrestles with her deception and the disguise she must maintain. Disclosure could not only repulse Sophie but send Catherine home a social outcast. When the Battle of Gettysburg engulfs the Bauer farm, Catherine and Sophie learn far more about themselves than they ever expected. But first there’s a war—and hearts—to be won.
2021-06-15 By CF Frizzell

Author: Wilbur R. Dunn

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ISBN: 1575026546

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1997-11 By Wilbur R. Dunn

Those who “gave the last full measure of devotion” have gathered honor to themselves. ... rich meaning of measure in the Gospels where the word has to do with both giving and recompense: “With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured ...

Author: John Channing Briggs

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9781421437460

Category: History

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Recalling David Herbert Donald's celebrated revisionist essays (Lincoln Reconsidered, 1947), Briggs's study provides students of Lincoln with new insight into his words, intentions, and image.
2020-03-03 By John Channing Briggs

Author: Abraham Lincoln

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ISBN: OCLC:1048228507

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1943 By Abraham Lincoln

“The Last Full Measure of Devotion: Part 5; Epilogue.” St. Petersburg Times (FL), January 25, 2004. http://www.stimes.com/2004/webspecials04/medalofhonor/ story5.shtml (accessed May 13, 2009). ______. “The Last Full Measure of Devotion: ...

Author: Dwight Jon Zimmerman

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781429959063

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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A fascinating look at two of our bravest soldiers and the highest military decoration awarded in this country. Since the Vietnam War ended in 1973, the Medal of Honor, our nation's highest award for valor, has been presented to only eight men for their actions "above and beyond the call of duty." All of these medals were awarded posthumously, as all had made the choice to give their lives so that their comrades might live. Using an extraordinary range of sources, Medal of Honor and Two American Heroes tells the stories of two of these eight brave men—Sergeant First Class Paul R. Smith and Corporal Jason Dunham—and dramatically details how they found themselves in life-or-death situations, and why they responded as they did. Previously published as part of UNCOMMON VALOR, winner of the Military Writers Society of America's highest honor: The Founder's Award
2011-09-06 By Dwight Jon Zimmerman

See for examples the NCCW statements “The Christian in Action” (1948), “The Bishops Interpret the Christian Family” (1949), “God's Law: The Measure of Man's Conduct” (1951), “Religion, Our Most Vital National Asset" (1952), passim.

Author: James M. O'Toole

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9781501726668

Category: Religion

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"For generations, American Catholics... lived out their faith through countless unremarkable routines. Deep questions of theology usually meant little to them, but parishioners clung to deeply ingrained habits of devotion, both public and private. Particular devotions changed over time, waxing or waning in popularity, but the habits endured: going to mass on Sunday, saying prayers privately and teaching their children to do the same, filling their homes with crucifixes and other religious images, participating in special services, blending the church's calendar of feast and fast days with the secular cycles of work and citizenship, negotiating their conformity (or not) to the church's demands regarding sexual behavior and even diet.... It was religious practice, carried out in daily and weekly observance, that embodied their faith, more than any abstract set of dogmas."—from the Introduction In Habits of Devotion, four senior scholars take the measure of the central religious practices and devotions that by the middle of the twentieth century defined the "ordinary, week-to-week religion" of the majority of American Catholics. Their essays investigate prayer, devotion to Mary, confession, and the Eucharist as practiced by Catholics in the United States before and shortly after the Second Vatican Council.
2018-07-05 By James M. O'Toole

Author: Gatlin Dana

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ISBN: 025966328X

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1901 By Gatlin Dana

Measure of Devotion is a bittersweet love story that contains sexual content and adult language.

Author: Caethes Faron

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ISBN: 0615669107

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Jason Wadsworth is finally headed to university. Leaving behind his father's cattle ranch in favor of the posh, gaslit streets of Perdana, Jason is determined to climb the social ladder and forget his country roots. If only his father had gifted him with a more upscale slave. Kale's been a country slave his whole life. All he wants is to keep his head down and live as comfortable an existence as possible. Unfortunately, his dramatic master despises him and makes life difficult at every turn. Humbled by his first breakup, Jason grows to appreciate his ever-faithful slave and soon discovers that Kale is everything he's ever wanted. Now he needs to prove to Kale that his love is genuine. Kale, meanwhile, tries to convince himself that he simply feels the devotion of a slave to his master, but his actions prove what his mind is unwilling to accept: he's falling in love. When Jason's future happiness is in jeopardy, Kale sets himself on a course to make Jason's dreams come true, even if it means facing up to the fact that, for the first time in his life, he loves someone else more than he loves himself. Measure of Devotion is a bittersweet love story that contains sexual content and adult language.
2012-08-01 By Caethes Faron

It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion — that we here highly resolve ...

Author: Robert M. Martin

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 9781770486645

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Writing Wrongs is a concise and thoughtful guide to common errors in English. It covers frequently confused and misused words along with problems of grammar, punctuation, and style, and offers a brief and up-to-date guide to major citation styles. Though it provides guidelines and recommendations for usage, Writing Wrongs acknowledges the evolution of language over time and the fact that different contexts have different rules—it is not narrowly prescriptive. A friendly, flexible, and easy-to-read reference, Writing Wrongs will be useful to students and general readers alike.
2017-10-30 By Robert M. Martin