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Repointing the Constitution, by Justice Janice Rogers Brown

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Lincoln Sees Evidence of Conspiracy—1858

Abraham Lincoln 1860

Liberty Letters, Abraham Lincoln

We cannot absolutely know that all these exact adaptations are the result of preconcert. But when we see a lot of framed timbers, different portions of which we know have been gotten out at different times and places and by different workmen … and when we see these timbers joined together and see they exactly make the frame of a house or a mill, all the tenons and mortises exactly fitting, and all the lengths and proportions of the different pieces exactly adapted to their respective places, and not a piece too many or too few, not omitting even scaffolding, or, if a single piece be lacking, we see the place in the frame exactly fitted and prepared yet to bring such piece in — in such a case, we find it impossible not to believe that … all worked upon a common plan or draft drawn up before the first blow was struck.


Source: Abraham Lincoln, 16 June 1858, House Divided Speech at the Illinois Republican convention.