A speech made by Abraham Lincoln to the Illinois Republican convention in 1858. In the speech, Lincoln noted that conflict between North and South over slavery was intensifying. He asserted that the conflict would not stop until a crisis was reached and passed, for, in a biblical phrase Lincoln used, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” He continued: “I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other.”
noun 1. . noun 1. a resident physician in a hospital, hotel, or other public institution. noun 1. a house officer working in a medical as opposed to a surgical discipline Compare house surgeon 2. a physician who lives in a hospital or other institution in which he is employed Compare resident (sense 7) house […]
[hous-dres] /ˈhaʊsˌdrɛs/ noun 1. a relatively simple and inexpensive suitable for housework.
[houzd] /haʊzd/ noun, Carpentry. 1. a string of a stair (housed stair) receiving the ends of the risers or treads in a series of housings.
- House factor
noun 1. a Scot term for estate agent