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ISBN-10: 1103830295

ISBN-13: 9781103830299

ISBN-10: 1103830473

ISBN-13: 9781103830473

This quantity used to be released in 1901.

From the Editor's Preface:
Mr. Brooks' tale of the lifetime of Abraham Lincoln is a different addition to our wisdom of the guy and of the scenes wherein he handed in turning into an uplifter of the human race. Mr. Brooks knew Lincoln good in Illinois, in addition to later in Washington. He was once himself a pioneer in the course of one of the most stirring instances at the border, and, as a result, he has written in strange sympathy with the problems and triumphs of border lifestyles.

In the crude atmosphere that then have been the lot of all, the tale of Lincoln's early life and early manhood possesses a unusual curiosity. In the sort of story we seize gleams of a real nature tucked away within the lank shape and homespun, and we watch a personality develop transparent defined in the course of the strength of a robust ethical nature. The wasteland afforded correct exams of manly features, and saved the susceptible at bay. The awl, the maul,
and the grubbing-hoe responded merely to the fast eye and the sinewy firame. Abraham Lincoln, strong-hearted and precise, swung, cut up, and dug in " the land of full-grown males " ; and he emerged thence a pacesetter between males.

His reviews have been singularly different and dramatic ; but, often, they have been common of unnamed millions of our fellows who wrote at the vast West the most powerful features of our race.

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