I've come down here — Firs' time I b'en in Springfiel' for nigh on sixty year — To see his grave and tombstone, because ... because, you see, We legislated in cahoots, Abe Lincoln... Poems All the Way from Pike - Page 74by Robertus Love - 1904 - 126 pagesFull view
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Percy Frazer Smith - Pittsburgh (Pa.) - 1918 - 292 pages
...The son of his ole crony, an' the last o' the twin boys He used to plague me so about at Sprinnel', Illinoise. Did he? Did Abe? Wull, now, he sent a telegraph so quick It burnt them bottles on the pole an' made the lightning sick: "Pardon for Lincoln Pettigrew. A. Lincoln, President." The boy has...