Meet General Grant
Amerikansk historie, USA's historie, amerikansk biografi om General Ulysses S. Grant, 1822-1889, som først havde en militær karriere, bl.a. i Mexican War, og blev en berømt general i Nordstatshæren, Union Army, under den Amerikanske Borgerkrig, 1861-1865, og senere endte som amerikansk president. Beskriver hans liv, levnedsløb og militære og politiske karriere. Udkom i 1928.
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In this atmosphere of romantic make - believe there grew up an aristocracy that possessed all the virtues ... One feels quivering in the air the punctilio of rigid manners and the stately poise of a society that believes in its own ...
I don't think he did ; I do not believe that the idea of going back across the river ever occurred to him as a possible recourse . His character was extremely obstinate , and there was his superstition against turning back .
At one time he declared to Grant that he did not believe there was really an out - and - out atheist in the world , because religionno matter what its form may be — is an innate , or an intuitive , element of man's soul , and all ...
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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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