... Everybody thinks he is honest and believes what he says. If he was really a great man, or if people regarded him as a great man, he could not do half so much." He was the man who had started a little circle of people to giggling one morning in Judge... He Knew Lincoln - Page 8by Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1907 - 39 pagesFull view
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Biography & Autobiography - 1907
...tell who stick up their noses at Mr. Lincoln's yarns. " Yes, sir, he used to keep things purtywell stirred up on that circuit. That time I was a speakin'...began to sputter. " ' I am not going to stand this anylonger, Mr. Lincoln, you're always disturl)in' this court with your tomfoolery. I'm goin' to fine...