Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

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"[...]being deceived, he took every precaution to insure against deception. Here is where his welding of reason and logic produced in his marvellous intellect a kind of clairvoyance which his friends at the bar felt but could not analyse. The combination was unheard of! The lawyers and the judges could only reason from their own experience, they could only cite examples in their own lives, and this man Lincoln was unlike all that had been and all that was. Lincoln's simplicity seemed to the casual observer of a character so trusting and so naif that it deceived all the members of his Cabinet during the first two years of the war. They were used to smart men, clever men, academical men. They called for the routine of respectability and official dignity. To their minds the President seemed pliable and willing, and they set about instructing[...].""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507580452
  • 9781507580455