Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln

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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781145656734
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 2/24/2010
  • Pages: 230
  • Product dimensions: 9.69 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 0.48 (d)

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For here in knotted cord and vein I trace the varying chart of years; I know the troubled heart, the strain, The weight of Atlas — and the tears. Again I see the patient brow That palm erewhile was wont to press; And now 'tis furrowed deep, and now Made smooth with hope and tenderness. For something of a formless grace This moulded outline plays about; A pitying flame, beyond our trace, Breathes like a spirit, in and out, — The love that cast an aureole Round one who, longer to endure, Called mirth to ease his ceaseless dole, Yet kept his nobler purpose sure. Lo, as I gaze, the statured man, Built up from yon large hand, appears: A type that Nature wills to plan But once in all a people's years. What better than this voiceless cast To tell of such a one as he, Since through its living semblance passed The thought that bade a race be free! Edmund Clarence Stedman.ABRAHAM LINCOLN A BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY ABRAHAM LINCOLN O American can study the character and career of Abraham Lincoln without being carried away by sentimental emotions. We are always inclined to idealize that which we love, — a state of mind very unfavorable to the exercise of sober critical judgment. It is therefore not surprising that most of those who have written or spoken on that extraordinary man, even while conscientiously endeavoring to draw a lifelike portraiture of his being, and to form a just estimate of his public conduct, should have drifted into more or less indiscriminating eulogy, painting his great features in the most glowing colors, and covering with tender shadings whatever might look like a blemish. But his standing before posterity will not be exalted by mere praise of his virtuesand abilities, nor by any concealment of his limitation...
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2012

    B. K.

    I was excited about getting this book free, however, disappointed when I went to read it and found it written in German. I guess the publisher from Berlin should have clued me in, but there is no mention of this book being in another language in the details.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2013

    First review wrong

    I didnt read the book but i wanted to see if it was in german and it is not even if it was then you didnt have to read it

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2013

    Why do you care if it is written in german

    Just get a translatir or get a dictionary i can speak germam any way

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2013

    Not true B.K.

    It is clearly written in english. It is a very good book about aberham licon. It is very detailed and awsome to read. I really like this book and it is defenetly writen in english. NOT IN GERMAN. It tells just about everyting there is to know about aberham lincon it is an absolutly wonderful book and would be good to learn from for president reports at school. I would totaly recomend this book to everyone who reads this review. It really is in english also by the way.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted February 5, 2011

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