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" Give him a barrel of hard cider and settle a pension of two thousand a year on him, and my word for it, he will sit the remainder of his days in his log cabin by the side of a 'sea coal' fire, and study moral philosophy. "
Michigan Historical Collections - Page 292
by Michigan Historical Commission - 1892
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Public Men and Events from the Commencement of Mr. Monroe's ..., Volume 2

Nathan Sargent - Statesmen - 1875
...Baltimore Republican," a Van Buren paper, said, sneeringly, in one of his letters, in speaking of him, " Give him a barrel of hard cider and settle a pension of two thousand dollars a year on him, and he will sit the remainder of his days contented in a log cabin." The Van Buren papers throughout the...
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Notes Taken in Sixty Years

Richard Smith Elliott - United States - 1883 - 336 pages
...paper, said of Gen. Harrison : " Give him a barrel of hard cider and a pension of two thousand a year, and, our word for it, he will sit the remainder of his days in a log cabin by the side of a ' sea coal ' fire and study moral philosophy." There was nothing gross...
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The Great Revolution of 1840

Anthony Banning Norton - Campaign literature, 1840 - 1888 - 376 pages
...poverty. In the columns of their leading paper in the East these words of disparagement appeared : " Give him a barrel of hard cider and settle a pension of two thousand a year upon him, and our word for it, he will sit the remainder of his days content in a log cabin."...
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LANDMARKS OF DETROIT A HISTORY OF THE CITY

ROBERT B ROSS AND GEORGE B. CATLIN - 1898
...a Democratic paper, as follows: "Give him a 404 barrel of hard cider and settle a pension of $2,000 a year on him, and our word for it, he will sit the remainder of his days in a log cabin." The Whigs were incensed by the imputation, and henceforth the logcabin and hard cider,...
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The Jacksonian Epoch

Charles Henry Peck - United States - 1899 - 472 pages
...observed derisively of Harrison: " Give him a barrel of hard cider and a pension of two thousand dollars, and our word for it he will sit the remainder of his days contented in a logcabin." It was an unfortunate remark; for it was at once taken up by the Whig journals and speakers,...
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A History of the People of the United States, from the Revolution ..., Volume 6

John Bach McMaster - United States - 1906
...hard cider all his life is fit to occupy the White House4 He has lived in a log cabin long enough, * " Give him a barrel of Hard Cider, and settle a pension of $2,000 a year on him, and my word for it, he will sit the remainder of bis days in his Log Cabin, by...
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St. Louis: The Fourth City, 1764-1911, Volume 2

Walter Barlow Stevens - Saint Louis (Mo.) - 1911
...this about William Henry Harrison: Give him a barrel of hard cider and a pension of $2,000 a year, and, our word for it, he will sit the remainder of his days in a log cabin by the side of a "sea coal" fire and study moral philosophy. Elliott made a sketch of...
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History of Ohio: The Rise and Progress of an American State, Volume 4

Emilius Oviatt Randall, Daniel Joseph Ryan - Ohio - 1912
...ridiculed. In The Baltimore American appeared these words, intended to be of crushing disparagement: "Give him a barrel of hard cider and settle a pension of two thousand a year upon him, and, our word for it, he will sit the remainder of his days content in a log cabin....
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History of Ohio: the rise and progress of an American state, Volume 4

Emilius Oviatt Randall, Daniel Joseph Ryan - Ohio - 1912
...crushing disparagement: "Give him a barrel of hard cider and settle a pension of two thousand a year upon him, and, our word for it, he will sit the remainder of his days content in a log cabin. " This sneer, which was fated to become historical, was seized by the Whigs...
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Papers in Illinois History and Transactions

Illinois State Historical Society - Illinois - 1915
...the Washington correspondent of the Baltimore Republican, who sneeringly said of General Harrison: "Give him a barrel of hard cider and settle a pension of $2,000 a year upon him, and our word for it, he will sit the remainder of his days contented in a log...
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