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test only -- chopped text test (Gettysburg Address 2x)



Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a 
new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men 
are created equal.
Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any 
nation, so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great 
battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as 
a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation 
might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.
But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate...we can not consecrate...we can 
not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, 
have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will 
little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what 
they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the 
unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It 
is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before 
usâthat from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for 
which they gave the last full measure of devotionâthat we here highly resolve 
that these dead shall not have died in vainâthat this nation, under God, shall 
have a new birth of freedomâand that government: of the people, by the people, 
for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a 
new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men 
are created equal.
Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any 
nation, so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great 
battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as 
a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation 
might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.
But, in a larger sense, w
...we can not consecrate...we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living 
and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to 
add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, 
but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to 
be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus 
far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great 
task remaining before usâthat from these honored dead we take increased 
devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of 
devotionâthat we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in 
vainâthat this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedomâand that 
government: of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from 
the earth.