Recollections of Henry Watkins Allen, Brigadier-General Confederate States Army, Ex-Governor of Louisiana (Classic Reprint)

Recollections of Henry Watkins Allen, Brigadier-General Confederate States Army, Ex-Governor of Louisiana (Classic Reprint)

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"A man that fortune's buffets and rewards hast ta'en with equal thanks!
And bless'd are those
Whose blood and judgment are so well commingled,
That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger, to sound what stop she please." Hamlet, Act iii.,

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Excerpt from Recollections of Henry Watkins Allen, Brigadier-General Confederate States Army, Ex-Governor of Louisiana

"A man that fortune's buffets and rewards hast ta'en with equal thanks!
And bless'd are those
Whose blood and judgment are so well commingled,
That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger, to sound what stop she please." Hamlet, Act iii., scene 2.

"And you ought to take very great care, when you are about to praise or blame any man, that you speak correctly." Plato - The Minos.

"But such acts as no poet has yet thrown round them a renown suited to their worth, and which are still in remembrance, all these it seems I ought, by praising, to call to mind, and by introducing them to others, make them a subject for songs and other kinds of poetry, according to the actors." Plato - The Menexens.

"For the main point in biography is, to present the man in all his relations to his time, and to show to what extent it may have opposed or prospered his development. What view of mankind and the world he has shaped from it, and how far he himself may be an external reflection of its spirit." Goethe - Wahrheit und Dichtung.

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ISBN-13:
9781330918036
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/07/2015
Pages:
426
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

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