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He saw himself standing throughout the years by the stream of life , a half - recluse , sprinkling algebra and calculus generously upon the heads of the passing generations . A quiet , soothing dream it was ; a dream that could never ...
Brooks Assaults Sumner 135 it was over a page picked up the gold head of Brooks ' broken cane , lying on the floor . “ Mr. Brooks , don't you want this piece of your cane ? ” he said . Brooks took the gold head out of the boy's hand ...
At that time there was a common saying among the enlisted men that " if you hit Rawlins on the head , you'll knock out Grant's brains . " Grant was never very popular with the soldiers of his army . They hardly ever saw him .
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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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