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" The crossing of the river; the contest with the Hessians; the great 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, how these early impressions... "
The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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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The Lincoln Reader

Angle - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 564 pages
The Lincoln Reader is a biography of Abraham Lincoln written by sixty-five authors. Paul Angle, the noted Lincoln scholar, selected passages from the works on contemporaries ...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2001 - 843 pages
The most comprehensive and readable one-volume collection of Lincoln's writings ever published. -David Herbert Donald.
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Building the Myth: Selected Speeches Memorializing Abraham Lincoln

Waldo Warder Braden - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 259 pages
...the liberties of the country and the great hardships of that time fixed themselves on ... my memory. I recollect thinking then, boy even though I was,...there must have been something more than common that those men struggled for. I am exceedingly anxious that the thing which they struggled for; that something...
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My Fellow Americans: Presidential Addresses that Shaped History

James C. Humes - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 287 pages
...hardships endured at that time, all fixed themselves on my memory more than any single Revolutionary event. I recollect thinking then, boy even though I was,...something more than common that these men struggled for. Only a few books came into the possession of this backwoods lad, and those he would cherish as secret...
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Lincoln, the War President : The Gettysburg Lectures: The Gettysburg Lectures

Gabor S. Boritt Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies and Director of the Civil War Institute - United States - 1992 - 272 pages
...in Philadelphia's Independence Hall, he emphasized a cause that, for him, was much bigger than war: "I recollect thinking then, boy even though I was,...there must have been something more than common that those men struggled for." The war had been for more than "National Independence . . . this Union, the...
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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America

Garry Wills - History - 1992 - 317 pages
...Jersey remarks that began with Parson Weems quickly moved to the real point of the fathers' greatness: I recollect thinking then, boy even though I was,...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 something...
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Lincoln and the Economics of the American Dream

G. S. Boritt - History - 1994 - 386 pages
...Hessians. His thoughts went back to his first childhood readings in history: . . . you all know . . . how these early impressions last longer than any others....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 something...
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A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the ...

Matthew Spalding, Patrick J. Garrity - History - 1998 - 216 pages
...had suffered for the great cause of national independence, for the right to govern themselves. But: I recollect thinking then, boy even though I was,...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 something...
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Holland's Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 552 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,...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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The Approaching Fury

Stephen B. Oates - History - 2009 - 100 pages
...Trenton, I told the New Jersey senate about my reading of Weems and said that I had thought then, boy though I was, that there must have been something more than common that those men struggled for. I was exceedingly anxious, I said, to protect that "thing" which they struggled...
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