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Roosevelt, Colonel Wood and other officers were all in fine spirits, and assured
me they had everything and that they would be comfortable in the cars that night.
The next day I put them into camp, and in an hour the entire regiment was out ...
... would be ours within forty-eight hours. Every consideration demands
immediate army movement. If delayed, city will be defended more strongly by
guns taken from fleet.” It was in the quiet darkness of night that an officer of
General Shafter's ...
... seas, which escaped out of its box one night and started toward the bath-room
in search of water. In the memory of his classmates Mr. Roosevelt holds a warm
place, notwithstanding his pronounced opinions and fearless habit of expression.
... a sudden noise one night, which demanded instant attention. Mr. Roosevelt
had retired, but without stopping to change his apparel he sprang out of the
window, COLLEGE LIFE. 65.
He went into it with the earnest intention of being useful to his fellows by doing
what he could to correct the evils that had grown up in the Government, and the
record of his deeds since that eventful night is an earnest of the vigorous
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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