The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: As Reflected in His Briefer Letters and Speeches (Classic Reprint)
Fb&c Limited, Jan 8, 2017 - 292 pages
Excerpt from The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: As Reflected in His Briefer Letters and Speeches
The artist, said Schiller, may be known rather by what he omits; and in literature, too, the true artist may be best recognized by his tact of omission Abra ham Lincoln exercised this tact of omission to an amazing degree.
In the following pages an attempt has been made to collect, for the first time, Lincoln's masterpieces of brevity; the brevity which was not only the soul of his wit, but the sinew of his strength and the heart of his compassion.
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This was purchased as a gift for my Dad who said he enjoyed it very much. Each segment is brief making it nice for someone who doesnt have long uninterrupted stretches of time for reading. Read full review