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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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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 true story of Abraham Lincoln, the American: told for boys and girls

Elbridge Streeter Brooks - Diligence - 1896 - 239 pages
...me, which I shall be unremitting in my labors to compensate. But, if the good people in their wisdom see fit to keep me 'in the background, I have been...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." This was straightforward and manly, was it not ? When he was disappointed in this first effort for...
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A constitutional history of the American people, 1776-1850, Volume 1

Francis Newton Thorpe - Law - 1898
...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 g, 1832. The Western country was dreaming...
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What Shall Our Boys Do for a Living ?

Charles Frederick Wingate - Boys - 1898 - 287 pages
...County, asking to be chosen to the Legislature, said, with a pathetic reference to his past struggles : " But if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Jowett in early life suffered many privations. His father, " one of the most innocent of men, " was...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man of the People

Norman Hapgood - Presidents - 1899 - 433 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. " Your friend and fellow-citizen, "A. LINCOLN. " NEW SALEM, March 9, 1832." On the navigation question...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man of the People

Norman Hapgood - Presidents - 1899 - 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." r On the navigation question...
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Abraham Lincoln: An Oration Delivered Before the Lincoln Union

Henry Watterson - Presidents - 1899 - 47 pages
...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 fit...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

Carl Schurz, Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1899 - 189 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 fit...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 Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 1

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
...or popular relations or friends to recommend me. thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of if elected, they will have conferred a favor upon...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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Victorious Republicanism and Lives of the Standard-bearers, McKinley and ...

Murat Halstead - Campaign literature - 1900 - 556 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...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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The Life of Abraham Lincoln for Boys and Girls

Charles Washington Moores - 1900 - 132 pages
...no wealthy or popular relatives or friends to recommend me. ... If the good people iu their wisdom see fit to keep me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined." His first campaign speech was made at an out-of-door meeting,...
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