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In the ouick pulse of Roosevel}, Hand thał's molded to his of sword; Heart hał
ever has laughed at fear; Type and pastern of civic pride; Wił and grace of he
cavalier: All hał his fathers prayed and fel} Gleams in the glance of Roosevelt,
The rest to be left in his hands. When it became apparent that the troops at
Tampa would compose the first expedition of active operations, Roosevelt, then
far off in Texas, burdened the telegraph limes with dispatches until orders
reached him ...
They had tactics and army regulations constantly in hand, and I was surprised to
see how thoroughly they had become informed upon all that pertained to their
duties as regimental commanders. June 7 came, and with it Admiral Sampson's ...
... were unquestionably wise. To them the Constitution was a dead-set faith. At
that time man's vision extended only to the limit bordering his lands. Beyond that
was dark experiment. Shrinking within the limits of a narrow shell, “hands off.
“Hands off.” they said, and our Congressmen were on that platform elected.
Europe smiled, and we contented ourselves with what they condemned as Our
narrowneSS. Years passed, and we had a merciless war. Premiers said, “I told
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I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review