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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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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 129
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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KINGS OF THE PLATFORM AND PULPIT

MELVILLE D. LANDON - 1893
...candidate for the legislature, issued at the ripe old age of twenty-three, closes with these words: "But if the good people in their wisdom shall see...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined." The man who wrote that sentence was the same man who, thirty...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...voters of the country ; and. if elected, they will have conferred a favor upon me for which I snall be unremitting in my labors to compensate. But, if...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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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 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. Letter to Colonel Robert Allen. June 21, 1836 Dear Colonel,...
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Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1894 - 237 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. Letter to Colonel Robert Allen. June 21, 1836 Dear Colonel,...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the county. . . . But if the good people, in their wisdom, shall see...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." In this remarkable address — to me always pathetic — made when he was only twenty-three, the main...
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Complete Works, Volume 3

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...candidate for the Legislature, issued at the ripe old age of twentythree, closes with these words, "But if the good people in their wisdom shall see...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined." The man who wrote that sentence, thirty years later wrote...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865, Volume 64

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1894 - 237 pages
...unremitting in my labours to compensate. But if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to keep rne in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointments to be very much .chagrined. Your friend and fellow-citizen, A. LINCOLN. Letter to Colonel Robert Allen. June 21, 1836 Dear Colonel,...
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Words of Lincoln: including several hundred opinions of his life and ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1895 - 221 pages
...girding thyself for the greater victories of peace. God saw the end. We did not. — Henry E. Butler. upon me, for which I shall be unremitting in my labors...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined." ANNOUNCES HIMSELF A CANDIDATE FOR THE LEGISLATURE. (Letter...
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McClure's Magazine, Volume 6

1896
...succeed in gratifying this ambition is yet to be developed. I am young, and unknown to many of you. l was born, and have ever remained, in the most humble...to Beardstown to meet her, among them Lincoln, of course; and to him was given the honor of piloting her — an honor which made him remembered by many...
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Life and Distinguished Services of Hon. William McKinley and the Great ...

Murat Halstead - Campaign literature - 1896 - 501 pages
...friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the county. . . . But if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit...me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined.' " In this remarkable address, made when he was only twenty-three,...
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