New Outlook Volume 76

New Outlook Volume 76

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...House who stopped beside me as I stood looking at him coming across from the Executive Office the other day. "There he is," said he, and his face lighted up. "I don't know what there is about that man to make me feel so. I have seen a good many Presidents come and go in this old house, and I liked them all. They were all good and kind; but I declare I feel as if I could go twice as far and twice as quick when he asks me to, and do it twice as gladly." I guess he knows, too, how his Rough Riders felt about their Colonel. to Be Continued March By Sara Andrew Shafer On the western sky, in a yellow line, The wind of his might paints a warning sign. The March clouds, torn like shipwrecked sails, Drift at the will of the angry gales. On crumbling logs the moss grows green; The freed brook laughs the rocks between. The melting snow, the sap's full tide, The polished buds that the young leaves hide, These, with the flush on the mayflower's cheek, To dullest heart Spring's message speak. The New Secretary of War By George Kennan WHEN William H. Taft succeeded Elihu Root as Secretary of War, on the first of February, one of his old classmates and intimate personal friends said, speaking of his career, "Secretary Taft is just the same man now that he was in college. He has held high official position since then--has been Superior Court Judge, Federal Judge, Solicitor-General of the United States, and Civil Governor of the Philippines--and now he has become Secretary of War; but the fundamental traits of his character haven't changed a bit--he's the same 'Bill' Taft that I knew in college, grown older, stronger, and more mature." If the outlines of Secretary Taft's character were clearly drawn while he was yet a student...show more

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  • Paperback | 738 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,293g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236978102
  • 9781236978103