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" The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors for wages awhile, saves a surplus with which to buy tools or land for himself, then labors on bis own account another while, and at length hires another new beginner to help him. "
Message from the President of the United States to the two houses of ... - Page 19
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The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy

Christopher Lasch - Political Science - 1995 - 276 pages
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Holland's Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 552 pages
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Schools and Societies

Steven Brint - Social Science - 1998 - 349 pages
...president, Abraham Lincoln ([1859] 1953) expressed the increasingly popular ideal of the "self-made man": "The prudent, penniless beginner in the world, labors...which to buy tools or land for himself, then labors on this own account another while, and at length hires another new beginner to help him" (pp. 478-9)....
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Theories of Secession

Percy Blanchemains Lehning - Political Science - 1998 - 262 pages
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Future Wealth

Stanley M. Davis, Christopher Meyer - Business & Economics - 2000 - 201 pages
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We Cannot Escape History: Lincoln and the Last Best Hope of Earth

James M. McPherson - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 176 pages
...3:478-79: Summoning the tale in many speeches Lincoln was defining self and polity when he said, "The penniless beginner in the world labors for wages awhile,...or land for himself; then labors on his own account for another while, and at length hires another new beginner to help him." On Lincoln's climb, see Richard...
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