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Lincoln uses an influential tone to persuade people into being more reasonable, rather than letting hatred build up, causing war. “Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish, and war came.” In this parallelism, Lincoln was saying that people are selfish and would rather do whatever benefits them most rather than doing what’s right. In addition, there are others who would rather act like cattle and follow the crowd instead of doing what’s right and fighting for what they believe. “With high hope for the future, no prediction in regard to it is ventured.” Lincoln wants to create a better
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