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The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

A Narrative and Descriptive Biography with Pen-Pictures and Personal Recollections by Those Who Knew Him

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Language: English
Wordcount: 207,852 / 613 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 36.1
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,099
Added to site: 2005.02.19 9667
Genre: Biography

to Young Politicians--"Old Abe"--A Political Disappointment--Lincoln's Appearance as an Officer Seeker in Washington--"A Divinity that Shapes Our Ends"


Lincoln again in Springfield--Back to the Circuit--His Personal Manners and Appearance--Glimpses of Home-Life--His Family--His Absent-Mindedness--A Painful Subject--Lincoln a Man of Sorrows--Familiar Appearance on the Streets of Springfield--Scenes in the Law-Office--Forebodings of a "Great of Miserable End"--An Evening Whit Lincoln in Chicago--Lincoln's Tenderness to His Relatives--Death of His Father--A Sensible Adviser--Care of His Step-Mother--Tribute From Her


Lincoln as a Lawyer--His Appearance in Court--Reminiscences of a Law-Student in Lincoln's Office--An "Office Copy" of Byron--Novel Way of Keeping Partnership Accounts--Charges for Legal Services--Trial of



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