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... moved quickly towards Lovejoy , and with a gesture full of menace , exclaimed , in a voice of anger : “ The gentleman from Illinois shall not approach this side of the House , shaking his fists and talking in the way he has talked .
It was merely a little formal talk in a parlor ; nothing special was said . But Grant was going to a Peace Jubilee in Boston in June — this was in 1869 — and Corbin managed things so the President made the trip on the Fall River ...
After Grant had listened for several weeks to talk of this kind the Presidential air , when Bristow approached , was like a breeze from an iceberg . He saw that he was no longer wanted in the cabinet , so he handed in his resignation ...
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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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