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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ... - Page 70
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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Lincoln and His World, Volume 1

Richard Lawrence Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 443 pages
...all the accounts there given of the battlefields and struggles for the liberties of the country. ... I recollect thinking then, boy even though I was,...there must have been something more than common that those men struggled for."178 Lincoln's second Indiana schoolteacher was James Swaney. Fellow student...
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Anecdotes and Stories of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2006 - 251 pages
...fixed themselves upon my imagination so deeply as the struggle here at Trenton, New Jersey. * * * 1 recollect thinking then, boy even though I was, that...there must have been something more than common that those men struggled for." Even at this age, he was not only an interested reader of the story, but...
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The Psychic Life of Abraham Lincoln

Susan B. Martinez - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 287 pages
...on Trenton soil, alluding to his own first reading about these things in Weem's Life of Washington: "I recollect thinking then, boy even though I was,...something more than common that these men struggled for. ..something that held out a great promise to all the people of the world to all time to come." Yes,...
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Bonds of Affection: Civic Charity and the Making of America - Winthrop ...

Matthew S. Holland - Political Science - 2007 - 336 pages
...even spoke of the book at a stop on his way to Washington, DC, for his first inaugural, saying that "I recollect thinking then, boy even though I was,...there must have been something more than common that those men struggled for."25 The heroic if hagiographic exploits Lincoln read about left an indelible...
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Lincoln Legends: Myths, Hoaxes, and Confabulations Associated with Our ...

Edward Steers - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 288 pages
..."fixed themselves upon my memory more than any single revolutionary event," he told the legislators, "and you all know, for you have all been boys, how...these early impressions last longer than any others." Indeed, to Lincoln, such inflated stories had years earlier convinced him and continued to convince...
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The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: How Faith Shaped an American ...

Philip L. Ostergard - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 272 pages
...hardships endured at that time, all fixed themselves on my memory more than any single revolutionary event; and you all know, for you have all been boys,...last longer than any others. I recollect thinking . . . that there must have been something more than common that those men struggled for. I am exceedingly...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: 1858-1862

Abraham Lincoln, Carl Schurz, Joseph Hodges Choate, Noah Brooks, Stephen Arnold Douglas - Biography & Autobiography - 1862
...hardships endured at that time, all fixed themselves on my memory more than any single Revolutionary event; and you all know, for you have all been boys,...something more than common that these men struggled for. I am exceedingly anxious that that thing that something even more than national independence, that...
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ILLUSTRATED LIFE, SERVICES, MARTYRDOM, AND FUNERAL OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

1867
...hardships endured at that time all fixed themselves on my memory more than any single revolutionary event ; and you all know, for you have all been boys,...there must have been something more than common that those men struggled for. I am exceedingly anxious that that thing which they struggled for that...
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Monthly Bulletin of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Volume 24

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Libraries - 1920
...there given of the battlefields and struggles for the liberties of the country. . .and you all know... how these early impressions last longer than any others....something more than common that these men struggled for."3 But the great struggle for human freedom was not begun in America. It has its roots in the far...
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