Abraham Lincoln - The Original Classic Edition

Abraham Lincoln - The Original Classic Edition

by Weik William
     
 

Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Abraham Lincoln.


This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik, which is now, at last, again available to you.


Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a

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Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Abraham Lincoln.


This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik, which is now, at last, again available to you.


Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a quick look inside Abraham Lincoln:



He said, among other things, that she was the daughter of Lucy Hanks and a well-bred but obscure Virginia farmer or planter; and he argued that from this last source came his power of analysis, his logic, his mental activity, his ambition, and all the qualities that distinguished him from the other members and descendants of the Hanks family.

...At the time of his marriage to Nancy Hanks he could neither read nor write; but his wife, who was gifted with more education, and was otherwise his mental superior, taught him, it is said, to write his name and to read-at least, he was able in later years to spell his way slowly through the Bible.

... Say to him that if we could meet now it is doubtful whether it would not be more painful than pleasant; but that if it be his lot to go now he will soon have a joyous meeting with the many loved ones gone before, and where the rest of us, through the help of God, hope ere long to join them.

...Lincoln himself said to me in 1851, on receiving the news of his fathers death, that whatever might be said of his parents, and however unpromising the early surroundings of his mother may have been, she was highly intellectual by nature, had a strong memory, acute judgment, and was cool and heroic.

...Her brother accompanied her to school while they lived in Kentucky, but as he was only seven, and as she had not yet finished her ninth year when their father removed with them to Indiana, it is to be presumed that neither made much progress in the matter of school education.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781486419159
Publisher:
Emereo Publishing
Publication date:
10/24/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
110
File size:
1 MB

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