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" Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment." "What appointment?" I inquired. " To West Point ; I have applied for it." " But I won't go, "
St. Nicholas - Page 896
by Mary Mapes Dodge - 1909
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volume 1

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Generals - 1885 - 647 pages
...the Honorable Thomas Morris, then United States Senator from Ohio. When he read it he said to me, " Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment." "What appointment?" I inquired. "To West Point; I have applied for it." "But I won't go," I said. He said he thought I...
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Ulysses S. Grant

William O. Stoddard - Presidents - 1886 - 362 pages
...any such plan was on foot was given him by his father on opening and reading the senator's letter. " Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment."...appointment?" " To West Point. I have applied for it." " But I won't go." The general himself adds, in telling the story, that his father merely replied that...
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Murray's Magazine, Volume 1

1887
...old, a nomination to West Point. He was not himself eager for it. His father one day said to him : " Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment." " What appointment ? " I enquired. " To West Point ; I have applied for it." " But I won't go," I said. He said he thought...
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Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America

Matthew Arnold - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1888 - 192 pages
...old, a nomination to West Point. He was not himself eager for it. His father one day said to him : "Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment." "What appointment?" I enquired. "To West Point ; I have applied for it." "But I won't go," I said. He said he thought I...
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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Volume 1

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1892 - 1230 pages
...the Honorable Thomas Morris, then United States Senator from Ohio. When he read it he said to me, " Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment." "What appointment?" I inquired. " To West Point ; I have applied for it." " But I won't go," I said. He said he thought...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 16

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...the Honorable Thomas Morris, then United States Senator from Ohio. When he read it he said to me, " Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment." "What appointment?" I inquired. — "To West Point; I have applied for it." "But I won't go," I said. He said he thought...
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Book Notes: A Monthly Literary Magazine and Review of New Books, Volume 6

American literature - 1901
...subsequent honourable service. The father settled the question ; and this is the son's account of it : " 'Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment.' '' 'What appointment ?' I inquired. " 'To West Point. I have applied for it.' '"But I won't go,' I said. He said he thought...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Walter Allen - Presidents - 1901 - 153 pages
...this door to an education and a life service was opened before him. His father said to him one day: "'Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment.' ' What appointment ? ' I inquired. ' To West Point. I have applied for it.' ' But I won't go,' I said. He said he thought...
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The American Hall of Fame: Famous Americans, Their Portraits, Biographies ...

Marshall Everett - United States - 1901 - 394 pages
...intention on the part of his father to make a soldier of him was when his parent remarked one day, "Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment." "What appointment?" queried Ulysses. "West Point," replied his father. The latter was not a man of many words. "I won't...
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The Romance of the Civil War

Albert Bushnell Hart, Elizabeth Stevens - Slavery - 1903 - 418 pages
...the Honorable Thomas Morris, then United States senator from Ohio. When he read it he said to me, " Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appointment." " What appointment ? " I inquired. " To West Point; I have applied for it." " But I won't go," I said. He said he thought...
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