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" I was born, and have ever remained, in the most humble walks of life. I have no wealthy or popular relations or friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the county; and, if elected, they will have conferred... "
Saint Nicholas - Página 130
por Mary Mapes Dodge - 1906
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Lincoln's Preparation for Greatness: The Illinois Legislative Years

Paul Simon - 1971 - 335 páginas
...popular relations to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a...too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined.—A. Lincoln in Sangamo Journal, March 15, 1832. WITH THESE WORDS a historic political career...
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The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln

Michael Burlingame - 1997 - 416 páginas
...popular relations to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a...too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined.24 He allegedly stated that, if defeated, he would run again five or six times before quitting...
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Lincoln on Lincoln

Paul M. Zall - 2003 - 216 páginas
...to compensate. But if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to keep me in the back ground, I have been too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. 6 Abner Y. Ellis's recollections of Lincoln's first political speech at Island Grove said he would...
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Lincoln of Kentucky

Lowell Harrison - 2000 - 305 páginas
...popular relatives to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Lincoln lost his election, the only time in his career he was defeated by a direct vote of the people....
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Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge - 2001 - 219 páginas
...remained in the most humble walks of life. I have no wealthy or popular relations to recommend me.... If the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." In other words, if he did not get elected, he would not be too disappointed. He'd had so many setbacks...
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Abe Lincoln and the Frontier Folk of New Salem

Thomas P. Reep - 2002 - 159 páginas
...many of you. I was born, and have ever remained, in the most humble walks of life. I have no wealth or popular relations or friends to recommend me My...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Mentor Graham. Graham was the New Salem schoolmaster who helped Lincoln study grammar and mathematics...
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In Lincoln's Footsteps: A Historical Guide to the Lincoln Sites in Illinois ...

Don Davenport - 2002 - 221 páginas
...have no wealthy or powerful relations or friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively on the independent voters of the county; and, if elected,...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined ..." Shortly after the announcement, Offutt's store failed and Lincoln was without work. In April,...
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The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea that Shaped a Nation

Jim Cullen - 2004 - 214 páginas
...melancholy, even self-pity, that would occasionally resurface throughout the rest of Lincoln's life. "If the good people in their wisdom shall see fit...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Though Lincoln lost that election, he ran again two years later, winning the first of four terms to...
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The Boys Life of Abraham Lincoln

Helen Nicolay - 2004 - 192 páginas
...will have conferred a favor upon me for which I shall be unremitting in my labors to compensate. Hut if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to...the one he was seeking. About four weeks after he had published his letter "To the People of Sangamon County," news came that Black Hawk, the veteran...
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All the Presidents' Children: Triumph and Tragedy in the Lives of America's ...

Doug Wead - 2004 - 464 páginas
...see fit to keep me in the background," said Abraham Lincoln to an audience in New Salem, Illinois, "I have been too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Perhaps, as the lives of Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln illustrate, such tragic events helped propel...
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