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Abraham Lincoln
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This is a world of compensation; and he who would be no slave
must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to
others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God,
cannot long retain it.

(Letter to H. L. Pierce and others, April 6, 1859)
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