Anecdotes of Public Men (Classic Reprint)

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FB&C Limited, Jul 12, 2015 - Biography & Autobiography - 458 pages
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It is impossible to convey an idea of the manner in which Dr. Elder told this incident, or the effect produced upon the Southern men around him. They listened with profound and breathless interest, and more than one with a pale cheek and moistened eye; and though they did not say they agreed with the eloquent Doctor, I saw that they respected him for the can dor and warmth with which he had replied to their equally can did question.

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