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"My politics are brief and candy, just like the previous woman's dance." the main eloquent of yankee presidents, Lincoln had a sagacious or funny touch upon every little thing that mattered. This attractively designed and illustrated reward ebook beneficial properties the nice Emancipator's ideas and reviews on topics from politics to human nature to the burdens and privileges of the presidency.

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Douglas L. Wilson. Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Paul Zall, editor. Abe Lincoln Laughing: Humorous Anecdotes from Original Sources by and about Abraham Lincoln. Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press, 1995. ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S Wit & Wisdom Pioneer Home of Abraham Lincoln, c. 1890 AMERICA: “We find ourselves in the peaceful possession of the fairest portion of earth” We find ourselves in the peaceful possession of the fairest portion of earth as regards extent of territory, fertility of soil, and salubrity of climate.

I regret the necessity of saying I have no daughters. I have three sons—one seventeen, one nine, and one seven years of age. They, with their mother, constitute my whole family. As to the whiskers, having never worn any, do you not think people would call it a piece of silly affectation if I were to begin it now? —Letter to Grace Bedell, eleven years old, who suggested he grow a beard, October 19, 1860 Give our clients to understand that the election of a president makes no change in the firm of Lincoln and Herndon.

Edited by Edwin Haviland Miller. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1990. Douglas L. Wilson. Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Paul Zall, editor. Abe Lincoln Laughing: Humorous Anecdotes from Original Sources by and about Abraham Lincoln. Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press, 1995. ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S Wit & Wisdom Pioneer Home of Abraham Lincoln, c. 1890 AMERICA: “We find ourselves in the peaceful possession of the fairest portion of earth” We find ourselves in the peaceful possession of the fairest portion of earth as regards extent of territory, fertility of soil, and salubrity of climate.

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