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Possibly it would be more accurate to say the subject chose him , for he recorded in his diary , “ I arose this morning with General Grant in my mind ... and I have thought of him all day . ” Grant , too , had been a hero to his ...
tance about Grant's youth if he had possessed an eye for character and a mind for remembrance , but he was unfortunately without these qualities . In his confused saga there is a tale of Ulysses falling in the water while fishing and ...
In the presence of Jefferson Davis one became hypnotized by the high and noble quality of his mind . He dealt habitually in philosophical generalizations , pleasant to contemplate , but rather remote from the sweat and worry of life .
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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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