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8) Read this sentence from Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address:

. . . let us strive on to finish

the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan - to do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations.

What does the word cherish mean as used in this sentence?



1) 

Adore


2) 

Harbor


3) 

Idolize


4) 

Nurture



9) Read this sentence from Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address:

It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge not that we be not judged.

To what does the phrase sweat of other men's faces refer?



1) 

The moisture of exertion


2) 

The owners of plantations


3) 

The suggestion of work


4) 

The toil of slaves



10) Read this sentence from Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address:

He gives to both North and South this terrible war as the woe due to those by whom the offense came, . . .

Which of the following best describes the effect of the word woe in this sentence?



1) 

It suggests helping and hope.


2) 

It suggests relief and respite.


3) 

It suggests suffering and grief.


4) 

It suggests working and labor.

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