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" I was born, and have ever remained, in the most humble walks of life. I have no wealthy or popular relations or friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the county; and, if elected, they will have conferred... "
The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ... - Page 131
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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Abraham Lincoln and the Men of His Time, Volume 1

Robert Henry Browne - United States - 1901
...you. I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life. I have no wealthy or powerful relations or friends to recommend me. My case is thrown...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined." There can be little doubt that his youth and want of acquaintance...
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Lincoln: Passages from His Speeches and Letters

Abraham Lincoln - Biography & Autobiography - 1901 - 204 pages
...friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the country ; and, if elected, they will have conferred a favor...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. TO A FRIEND From a letter to Joshua F. Speed, dated February 3, 1842. You well know that I do not feel...
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Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President: With Short Biographies of ...

Bishop Samuel Fallows, Bp. Samuel Fallows - Biography & Autobiography - 1901 - 441 pages
...friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the county. * * * But if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." In this remarkable address to me always pathetic made when he was only 23, the main elements...
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William Mckinley

Murat Halsted - 1901
...friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the county. . . . But if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined.' " In this remarkable address, made when he was only twenty-three,...
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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln: Condensed from Nicolay & Hay's Abraham ...

John George Nicolay - Presidents - 1902 - 578 pages
...friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the country, and if elected they will have conferred a favor upon...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." This written and printed address gives us an accurate measure of the man and the time. When he wrote...
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Abraham Lincoln: With Twenty-four Illustrations

William Eleroy Curtis - 1902 - 397 pages
...elected they will have conferred a favor upon me for which I shall be unremitting in my labors 9 129 to compensate. But if the good people in their wisdom...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." It was an audacious act for a young man who had been in the county only about nine months to aspire...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 1

Ida Minerva Tarbell - Presidents - 1900
...wrong in regard to any or all of them ; but, holding it a sound maxim that it is better only sometimes to be right than at all times to be wrong, so soon...to Beardstown to meet her, among them Lincoln, of course, and to him was given the honor of piloting her an honor which made him remembered by many...
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The true Abraham Lincoln

William Eleroy Curtis - 1903 - 397 pages
...entire life is more interesting than the few personal remarks which he addressed to his neighbors : " Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." It was an audacious act for a young man who had been in the county only about nine months to aspire...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1903 - 399 pages
...friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the country; and, if elected, they will have conferred a favor...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. [Letter to the editor of the Sangamon Journal, New Salem, 13 June 1836.] To the Editor of the " Journal...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man of the People

Norman Hapgood - 1903 - 433 pages
...the independent voters of the country ; and, if elected, they will have conferred a favor upon me tor which I shall be unremitting in my labors to compensate....familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. " Your friend and fellow-citizen, "A. LINCOLN. "NEW SALEM, March 9,1832." On the navigation question...
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