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The liberties he allowed his children at times appear extraordinary . For example
, once when he was playing chess with a judge of the Supreme Court , Robert
came and told his father it was time to go to dinner . Lincoln replied , " Yes , yes .
... her claim allowed . The old woman was bent with age , and in poverty . Lincoln
had her sue the pension agent , won the case for her , and charged her nothing .
Besides , he paid her hotel bill and gave her money to buy a ticket home .
I said not a lady had been allowed to remain , except Mrs. Griffin , the wife of
General Charles Griffin , who had obtained a special permit from the President At
this Mrs. Lincoln was up in arms . “ What do you mean by that , sir ? ” she
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One of the most fascinating biographies of Abraham Lincoln. Dale tells Lincoln's story in a very lively manner; it seems that everything's happening before your eyes. The book has powerful tones of emotion, passion, vision, ambition, compassion, and wisdom running all through. It is one of the best.
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