Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Niagara river” 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.:
...to assault us, shall actually come into our State, or come along the line, and throw his bomb-shells over to explode in our midst.
Suppose England should plant a battery on the Canadian side of the Niagara river , opposite Buffalo, and throw bomb-shells over, which would explode in Main street, in that city, and destroy the buildings, and that, when we protested, she would say, in the language of Mr. Lincoln,...
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