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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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Early speeches, 1832-1856

Henry Clay Whitney - 1907
...wrong in regard to any or all of them, but, holding it a sound maxim that it is better only sometimes to be right than at all times to be wrong, so soon...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. In Favor of Equal Suffrage and Public Improvements. ANNOUNCEMENT OF POLITICAL VIEWS IN CANDIDACY FOR...
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Abraham Lincoln

Henry Bryan Binns - 1907 - 379 pages
...if elected, they will have conferred a favour upon me for which I shall be unremitting in my labours to compensate. But if the good people in their wisdom...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. — Your friend and fellow-citizen, A. LINCOLN."1 1 One other passage in the address is worth quoting,...
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A Life of Lincoln for Boys

Frances Campbell Sparhawk - 1907 - 328 pages
...a favor upon me for which I shall be unremitting in my labors to compensate. But if," he finished, "the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." The time was too short to do much electioneering. Lincoln made a few speeches in the neighborhood of...
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A Life of Lincoln for Boys

Frances Campbell Sparhawk - 1907 - 328 pages
...a favor upon me for which I shall be unremitting in my labors to compensate. But if," he finished, "the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to...too familiar with disappointments to be very much cha~ grined." The time was too short to do much electioneering. Lincoln made a few speeches in the...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln, John Hay - United States - 1907
...which I snail be unremitting in my labors to compensate. But, if the good people in their wisdom Khali see fit to keep me in the background, I have been...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. Your friend and fellow-citizen, A. LINCOLN. NEW SALEM, March 9, 1832. April 28, 1832. — RECEIPT FOR...
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The Story-life of Lincoln: A Biography Composed of Five Hundred True Stories ...

Wayne Whipple - Presidents - 1908 - 708 pages
...I shall be ready to announce them. "Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it is true or not, I can say for one, that I have no other...of the opening of the Sangamon rose to a " fever. A " Try"-Weekly Steamer- " Goes Up One Week, and Tries to Come Down the Next!" The early spring of...
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The Story-life of Lincoln: A Biography Composed of Five Hundred True Stories ...

Wayne Whipple - Presidents - 1908 - 708 pages
...I shall be ready to announce them. " Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it is true or not, I can say for one, that I have no other...subject of the opening of the Sangamon rose to a fever. A " Try" -Weekly Steamer—" Goes Up One Week, and Tries to Come Down the Next!" The early spring of...
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Elementary English Composition

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - English language - 1908 - 263 pages
...friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the country ; and, if elected, they will have conferred a favor...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. Your friend and fellow-citizen, A. LINCOLN. The Phraseology of Argument. 82. We aim by argument to...
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The Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: Selected and Ed., with Introduction

Abraham Lincoln - 1908 - 117 pages
...friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the country; and, if elected, they will have conferred a favor...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. Part of Address to the People of Sangamon Co. March 9, 1832. MR. CLAY'S predominant sentiment, from...
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The one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln

Francis Grant Blair - 1908 - 45 pages
...friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the country; and, if elected, they will have conferred a favor...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." BEGINS THE PRACTICE OF LAW. When he came home from the Legislature he went at the study of law in earnest....
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