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Patrick Henry smote his breast and said , “ Give me liberty or give me death ” —and the world pauses to contemplate the scene . Napoleon stood on the bridge at Arcola , a heroic figure entirely surrounded by sizzling bullets .
I give these authorities , in order that any one who loves details may look them up . Instead of being favored in the way of arms and ammunition , the Southern arsenals had actually less than their proper quota at the outbreak of the ...
He said that this situation had been explained to General Grant , and that Grant had agreed to hold on to the secretaryship despite the action of the Senate — which Johnson anticipated — or , at least , to give Johnson sufficient time ...
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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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