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The government had educated him , and he thought that he owed it some return for his education . " I never liked service in the army . I did not wish to go to West Point . My father had to use his authority ...
He remarked , diffidently , that he thought there was a good deal of inflation in the country , that the current prosperity was somewhat artificial . Gould and Fisk expressed great respect for the President's views , but they could not ...
General Grant's son was a large asset in the way of reputation ; his connection with the firm gave it a good standing , but Ulysses , Jr. never knew anything about the business , although he thought he knew all about it .
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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