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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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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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Lincoln: A Foreigner's Quest

Jan Morris - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 205 pages
...have ever remained in the most humble walks of life. I have no wealthy relations to commend me ---- If the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined." He had made his first political speech two years before...
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Abe Lincoln and the Frontier Folk of New Salem

Thomas P. Reep - History - 2002 - 159 pages
...many of you. I was born, and have ever remained, in the most humble walks of life. I have no wealth or popular relations or friends to recommend me My...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Mentor Graham. Graham was the New Salem schoolmaster who helped Lincoln study grammar and mathematics...
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In Lincoln's Footsteps: A Historical Guide to the Lincoln Sites in Illinois ...

Don Davenport - History - 2002 - 221 pages
...have no wealthy or powerful relations or friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively on the independent voters of the county; and, if elected,...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined ..." Shortly after the announcement, Offutt's store failed and Lincoln was without work. In April,...
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The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea that Shaped a Nation

Jim Cullen - History - 2004 - 214 pages
...melancholy, even self-pity, that would occasionally resurface throughout the rest of Lincoln's life. "If the good people in their wisdom shall see fit...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Though Lincoln lost that election, he ran again two years later, winning the first of four terms to...
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A Jacques Barzun Reader: Selections from His Works

Jacques Barzun - Literary Collections - 2003 - 640 pages
...them." And he closes his appeal for vores on an unpolitical nore suggestive of melancholy thoughrs: "But if the good people in their wisdom shall see...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappoinrmenrs to be very much chagtined." One does not need to be a lirerary man to see that Lincoln...
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Lincoln on Democracy

Abraham Lincoln, G. S. Boritt - History - 2004 - 416 pages
...popular relations to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. Your friend and fellow-citizen, A. LINCOLN. "I SHALL BE GOVERNED BY THEIR WILL" Announcement in the...
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All the Presidents' Children: Triumph and Tragedy in the Lives of America's ...

Doug Wead - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 464 pages
Examines the lives of the offspring of the nation's chief executives, discussing such topics as their accomplishments, the tragedies that have affected them, and the impact of ...
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The Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2003 - 824 pages
...to compensate. But if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to keep me in the back ground, I have been too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. Your friend and fellow-citizen, A. Lincoln New Salem, March 9, 1832. TO THE EDITOR OF THE S^iNG^MO...
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Abraham Lincoln, President-elect: The Four Critical Months from Election to ...

Larry D. Mansch - History - 2005 - 228 pages
...born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life. I have no wealthy or popular relatives or friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively...too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined."13 Just days after his announcement the region had its most exciting news in years. A Springfield...
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 944 pages
Winner of the Lincoln Prize Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and ...
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