By Joe Wheeler
More books were written approximately Abraham Lincoln than approximately the other president in usa background. And now, tale archeologist Joe Wheeler has gathered--for the 1st time ever--the so much loved, the main deeply relocating tales approximately Lincoln ever written. during this treasure you'll discover who Lincoln particularly was once via tales that carry to existence the strong ideas upon which the USA was once based.
This infrequent and lovely heirloom assortment unearths the servant center of President Lincoln, his commitment to the folk who served him, and his homespun humor and knowledge. those are the tales that construct personality and encourage conviction in those that learn and listen to them. accumulated for the very objective of being handed from iteration to iteration, those pleasant tales turns into favorites of adults and youngsters alike--as mom and dad and grandparents learn them repeatedly to their young ones and grandchildren.
Collected over an entire life from old...
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He had come straight to the point: “Miss Sally, I have no wife and you no husband. I came a-purpose to marry you. I knowed you from a girl and you knowed me from a boy. I’ve no time to lose. ” That morning they had been married. The preacher wrote down that she, Sarah Bush Johnston, had been three years a widow, and that Tom’s wife had died last winter. The horses and wagon Tom had borrowed waited outside. The wagon was piled high with her household goods, so that there was scarcely room for her three children.
His dark eyes flashed as if giving a challenge to A. Beste, the innkeeper, who gave him some terse orders about directing the service in the room. But Ezra Ross didn’t dream that the lad who was serving him was related to a king. The flash in the boy’s eyes merely accompanied a bitter surging in his heart because he had to take orders from the innkeeper. Though no one knew it, the surging promised a time of reckoning with the man who had refused the boy credit at his inn until his uncle could arrive.
When the board got too black, he’d scrape it off and start again. If he read something he liked a lot, he’d write it down. He was always writing and was always running out of paper. After he wrote something, he’d read it out loud to Sarah by the fire, after Tom and the rest had gone to bed. ” he always asked her. She answered him as well as anybody could who didn’t know how to read or write. They told each other things they told nobody else. He had dark spells when he thought it was no use to hope and to plan.