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Roosevelt is a patriot, and of such is the safe statesman composed. Men who
stood closest to him were astonished. He surprised his most intimate friends.
They had not taken into account his devoted study of governments. Now they
wonder at ...
The mournful dirge began and the President stood upon the steps. Sorrow en
masse had gathered in the street. The President had nothing more to say. He had
said enough. He had told us all what was needed. We knew that McKinley was ...
From the day he first entered Harvard College to the day he stood up in Buffalo
and, with eyes dim from grief, declared his intention of carrying out the policy of
his murdered chief, he seems never to have rested. In college he was not only a ...
Four generations of economy and thrift had placed him and all those with whom
he was on intimate terms, beyond the need of toil, and the rosy gate of pleasure
stood open before him. But the ways of the drawling and effeminate imitators of ...
In rowing, baseball and football he was an earnest champion, although seldom
an active participant. In other athletic contests he was a familiar figure. It was
while at Harvard that he became proficient in boxing, an art that stood him in
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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