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The Republic needed to be passed through chastening, purifying fires of adversity and suffering: so these came and did their work and the verdure of a new national life springs greenly, luxuriantly, from their ashes.Greeley, Horace
Source: HORACE GREELEY, Greeley on Lincoln, ed. Joel Benton, pp. 7879 . He is referring to the Civil War. · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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