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Roosevelt and Wood were before me in a few moments, received their orders,
and in an incredibly short time their regiment, with all its equipments, was by the
side of the railroad, ready and waiting for the cars. Soon after daylight Port
... President Roosevelt has lived a life of constant toil and struggle; heir to a
delicate body his indomitable will has transformed it to a sinewy frame, wherein
his active mind, bent on the conquest of evil, is supplied with an unfailing host
ready at ...
And his ready championing of her at all times may have won him a place in her
eyes for which he was indebted rather to the promise of his spirit than the
fulfilment of the flesh. Later in life Mr. Roosevelt found more than a childhood
friend in the ...
Had he not been well equipped with these attributes his career must have been
one of far less moment to his generation, for he was neither a ready student nor a
rugged athlete. It is not known that he at this time set a high mark for himself as a
In a mere matter of opinion or dogma he was always ready to cross swords with
his instructors, and several of his contemporaries in college recall with smiles
some very strenuous discussions with teachers in which he was involved by his ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MrsLee - LibraryThing
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