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I say " seems , ” for his statement of the matter is so loose and vague that it is difficult to grasp what he meant . At any rate , Lincoln , whom he saw and heard from a distance as a spectator in a crowd - made a great impression on ...
He was no longer in Grant's confidence ; beneath their friendliness there was an unspoken attitude of strain , and Grant's appointment of his old friend to a place in the cabinet seems to have been made after considerable hesitation .
But he thought he had — and his delusion was not as strange as it seems . It is common among men who have had no experience in business affairs . He could have lived very well on his five thousand dollars a year in Galena , but he ...
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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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