The Man in Gray

A Romance of the North and South

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Author: Thomas Dixon
Language: English
Wordcount: 111,953 / 327 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 571
mnybks.net#: 2235
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Romance

An intensely stirring historical romance centering around the picturesque figure of Robert E. Lee.

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o sold the precious stones to adorn the visions of beauty at these banquets.

The two political parties had fallen to the lowest depths of groveling to vote getting by nominating the smallest men ever named for Presidential honors. The Democrats had passed all their real leaders and named as standard-bearer an obscure little politician of New Hampshire, Mr. Franklin Pierce. His sole recommendation for the exalted office was that he would carry one or two doubtful Northern states and with the solid South could thus be elected. The Whig convention in Baltimore had cast but thirty-two votes for Daniel Webster and had nominated a military figurehead, General Winfield Scott.

The Nation was without a leader. And the low rumble of the crowd--the growl of the primal beast--could be heard in the distance with increasing distinctness.

The watcher turned from the White City across the Potomac and slowly walked into his rose garden. Even in September the riot of color was beyond description. In the sp

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