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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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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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The Compromises of Life: And Other Lectures and Addresses, Including Some ...

Henry Watterson - Southern States - 1903 - 477 pages
...candidate for the Legislature, issued at the ripe old age of twenty-three, closes with these words, "But if the good people in their wisdom shall see...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined." The man who wrote that sentence, thirty years later wrote...
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Abraham Lincoln: A True Life

James Baldwin - Readers - 1904 - 288 pages
...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...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Election day came, and every man in New Salem, whether Democrat or Whig, voted for Abraham Lincoln....
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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln, Richard Watson Gilder, Daniel Fish - Illinois - 1905
...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. Your friend and fellow-citizen, A. LINCOLN. NEW SALEM, March 9, 1832. RECEIPT FOR ARMS. BEARDSTOWN,...
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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 3

Abraham Lincoln, Richard Watson Gilder, Daniel Fish - Illinois - 1905
...candidate for the Legislature, issued at the ripe old age of twentythree, closes with these words, "But if the good people in their wisdom shall see...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined." The man who wrote that sentence, thirty years later wrote...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: 1832-1843

Abraham Lincoln, Carl Schurz, Joseph Hodges Choate, Noah Brooks, Stephen Arnold Douglas - American literature - 1905
...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...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. Your friend and fellow-citizen, A. LINCOLN. NEW SALEM, March 9, 1832. TO EC BLANKENSHIP. NEW SALEM,...
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St. Nicholas: A Monthly Magazine for Boys and Girls, Volume 33, Part 1

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1906
...contained in the closing paragraph. " Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition," he wrote. " Whether it be true or not, I can say, for one, that...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." He soon had an opportunity of being useful to his fellow-men, though in a way very different from the...
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The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln

Helen Nicolay - 1906 - 307 pages
...ambition," he wrote. "Whether it be true or not, /I can say, for one, that I have no other so great fas that of being truly esteemed of my fellowmen by rendering...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." He soon had an opportunity of being useful to his fellow-men, though in a way very different from the...
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The compromises of life: and other lectures and addresses, including some ...

Henry Watterson - Southern States - 1906 - 511 pages
...candidate for the Legislature, issued at the ripe old age of twenty-three, closes with these words, "But if the good people in their wisdom shall see...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined." The man who wrote that sentence, thirty years later wrote...
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Lincoln, Master of Men: A Study in Character

Alonzo Rothschild - 1906 - 531 pages
...favor upon me, for which I shall be unremitting in my labors to compensate. But, if the good people, iu their wisdom, shall see fit to keep me in the background,...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." 15 How sincere was the writer's desire to be " truly esteemed " had been manifested, a few weeks later,...
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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Early speeches, 1832-1856

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1907
...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...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. In Favor of Equal Suffrage and Public Improvements. ANNOUNCEMENT OF POLITICAL VIEWS IN CANDIDACY FOR...
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