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Quotes of proclamation

  1. The Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was put into effect on January 1, 1863, but news of the Proclamation and enforcement did not reach Texas until after the end of the Civil War almost two years later. – Corrine Brown
  2. The President then proceeded to read his Emancipation Proclamation making remarks on the several parts as he went on, and showing that he had fully considered the whole subject, in all lights under which it had been presented to him. – Salmon Portland Chase
  3. The Proclamation does not, indeed, mark out exactly the course I should myself prefer. But I am ready to take it just as it is written, and to stand by it with all my heart. – Salmon Portland Chase
  4. Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact. – Lyndon B. Johnson
  5. They feel assured, as to yourself, that if the option remain with you, it is but a question of time and of form when and how a proclamation of emancipation will be issued. – Robert Dale Owen
  6. There has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity because Christianity proceeds from a proclamation – Paul Ricoeur
  7. It is true that Mr. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation after which there was a commitment to give 40 acres and a mule. That's where the argument, to this day, of reparations starts. We never got the 40 acres. We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres. We didn't get the mule. So we decided we'd ride this donkey as far as it would take us. – Al Sharpton

Usage examples for proclamation

  1. The suppressed proclamation doubtless offered at least as much. – Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry by Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston
  2. For as soon as a proclamation was made of a pardon, the greater part openly deserted him. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  3. Senor, all the negros on this island have already been set free, by His Excellency's proclamation this very morning. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  4. I'll use you to help me get up my Proclamation – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1 by Robert H. Newell
  5. You mean in this proclamation – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  6. Having in view Von Kronhelm's proclamation which sentenced to death all who, not being in uniform, fired upon German troops- they decided to teach the unfortunate populace a lesson. – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  7. " Savary, then, has at length seen a copy of the English newspapers which published this proclamation he said. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  8. President Taft signing the proclamation making Arizona the forty- eighth State of the Union, at the White House, February 14, 1912. The constitution of Arizona was attacked in Congress and opposed by President Taft on account of the provision for the recall of judges. – History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6) by E. Benjamin Andrews
  9. When she repeated this soon after in a proclamation she added that these things must shortly be ordered by common consent. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  10. However that may have been, we hear nothing of him until after Mary's proclamation when he too was imprisoned, but not in that part of the Tower with Lady Jane. – Ten Girls from History by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  11. The only dignified course was to act up to his recent proclamation that the time had come for every Frenchman of spirit to conquer or die. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  12. This proclamation created a great deal of interest and inquiry, and finally led to a considerable number of New England farmers settling in different parts of the Province, Chignecto getting a good share of them. – The-Chignecto-Isthmus-and-its-first-settlers by Trueman, Howard
  13. Alva had contracted an enormous amount of debt, both public and private, in Amsterdam, and now caused a proclamation to be issued that all persons having demands upon him were to present their claims on a certain day. – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  14. In the reign of Mary there was issued a proclamation limiting and prohibiting the slaughter of deer in the Forest on account of their growing scarcity. – In the Border Country by W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
  15. But see how he guards his proclamation of self- reliance as the guide of mankind. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. For if this formation means the formal proclamation or the recognition by other States, it surely does pre- exist. – The Reform of Education by Giovanni Gentile
  17. Seen Jeff Thompson's last proclamation – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  18. What is doing about the proclamation there? – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  19. No name was mentioned in the proclamation but Burr knew his plot was discovered. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. Every word of the proclamation when repeated in the distance as when spoken under his window, had clearly reached Numerian's ears. – Antonina by Wilkie Collins

Rhymes for proclamation