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Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln, 1863

Lincoln, Abraham. "The Gettysburg Address." Consecration of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg. The Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 19 Nov. 1863. Speech.

The phrase "new birth of freedom" (line 15) is conceptually parallel to

A

"Four score...created equal" (Lines 1-2).

B

"We have... might live" (Lines 5-6).

C

"The brave...or detract" (Lines 8-9).

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"The world... did here" (Lines 10-11).

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"It is... nobly advanced" (Lines 11-12).