Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Lincoln” in chapter 4 of Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery.:

...will he appoint them? He first looks for a man who has the legal qualifications, perhaps he takes Mr. Lincoln, and says, Mr. Lincoln, would you not like to go on the Supreme bench? Yes, replies Mr. Lincoln . Well, returns the Republican President, I cannot appoint you until you give me a pledge as to how you will decide in the event of a particular question coming before you. What would you think of...

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