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... a Virginia road in the route of the marching columns , when they came upon a teamster who was beating his horses in the face . Porter says that in the outburst which followed he realized for the first time that Grant had a temper .
It is bad enough to be compelled to sit here and hear him utter his treasonable and insulting language ; but he shall not , sir , come upon this side of the House shaking his fist in our faces . " Potter , of Wisconsin , stepped towards ...
As cotton was then selling in Great Britain at twenty - five pence a pound the bonds - on their face - would appear to be attractive investments if ... but the Ifs were numerous and very self - assertive .
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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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