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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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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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The Parish Monthly: Is Distributed the First Sunday of Each ..., Volumes 6-7

1908
...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. His definition of equality — from a speech at Springfield, Illinois, on June 26, 1857: I think the...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Boy and the Man

James Morgan - 1908 - 435 pages
...and unknown to many of you. I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life," and "if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." His campaign was short and only one of his meetings has been called to memory. This was at 42 a place...
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The life of Abraham Lincoln drawn from original sources and ..., Volume 1

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1909
...case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the county; and, if elected, they wilLhaYfi conferred a favor upon me for which I shall be unremitting...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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The Life of Abraham Lincoln for Boys and Girls

Charles Washington Moores - 1909 - 132 pages
...no wealthy or popular relatives or friends to recommend me. ... If the good people in their v. Isdom see fit to keep me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointment to be very much chagrined." His first campaign speech was made at an out-of-door meeting,...
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Portrait life of Lincoln: life of Abraham Lincoln, the greatest American

Francis Trevelyan Miller, Edward Bailey Eaton - Presidents - 1910 - 162 pages
...myself worthy of their esteem. I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life. If the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." This was the beginning of his political career — and it began with defeat, for, having no acquaintance...
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Selections from the Letters, Speeches, and State Papers of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1911 - 132 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...too familiar with disappointments to be very much 5 chagrined. POLITICAL VIEWS IN 1836 (Age, 27 years) m ,. , , New Salem, Tune 13, 1836 To THE EDITOR...
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The Lincoln Book of Poems

William Le Roy Stidger - Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 - 1911 - 32 pages
...everywhere we go; As you, by leaving flowers of love, where thistles grow! "ACQUAINTED WITH GRIEF" "I have been too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined with defeat". Spoken by Lincoln in his first public address at Salem, March gth, 1832. A little lad...
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Abraham Lincoln

Rose Strunsky - Presidents - 1914 - 331 pages
...a youth of twentytwo, and to be able to put, unschooled in letters as he was, this last sentence, " But if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined," showed a feeling for phrases which does not come from the study of Kirkland's Grammar alone. The young...
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Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits: A Study in Ethics, with an Epilogue ...

Clark Smith Beardslee - 1914 - 244 pages
...1832, Lincoln said: "I was born, and have ever remained, in the most humble walks of life." He adds: "If the good people in their wisdom shall see fit...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." In the same speech he said: "I have no other (ambition) so great as that of being truly esteemed of...
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The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln

Wayne Whipple - 1915 - 226 pages
...exclusively upon the independent voters of the country; and, if elected, they will have conferred a favor on me for which I shall be unremitting in my labors to...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." "CAPTAIN LINCOLN" Lincoln had hardly launched in his first political venture when, in April, 1832,...
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