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" I believe you to be a brave and skilful soldier, which of course I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession, in which you are right. You have confidence in yourself, which is a valuable if not an indispensable quality. You are... "
Love, Life & Work: Being a Book of Opinions, Reasonably Good-natvred ... - Page 53
by Elbert Hubbard - 1906 - 149 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 119

1917
...best for you to know that there are some things in regard to which I am not quite satisfied with you. You have confidence in yourself, which is a valuable,...does good rather than harm; but I think that during your predecessor's command, you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted him as much as you...
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
...soldier, which of course I like. I also believe that you do not mix politics with your profession, in which you are right. You have confidence in yourself, which is a valuable, if not indispensable, quality. You are ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm;...
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The Century, Volume 49

1894
...now become historic; then it had not been made I'ublic. As Hooker read on, he came to this sentence : You are ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm ; but I think during Burnside's command of the army you took counsel of your ambition, and thwarted him as much as...
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Army of Northern Virginia Memorial Volume

John William Jones - 1879 - 347 pages
...which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession, in which you arc right. You have confidence in yourself, which is a...much as you could, in which you did a great wrong both to the country and to a most meritorious and honorable brother officer. I have heard in such way...
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Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln's Stories: Including Early Life ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1879 - 188 pages
...soldier — which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession — in. which you are right. You have confidence in yourself...indispensable, quality. You are ambitious — which, wTithin reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm; but I think that, during General Burnside's...
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The Campaign of Chancellorsville

Theodore Ayrault Dodge - 1881 - 261 pages
...skilful soldier, which of course I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession, in which you are right. You have confidence in yourself...does good rather than harm ; but I think that during Gen. Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted him as much...
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History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment)

Benjamin F. Cook - 1882 - 167 pages
...skilful soldier, which of course I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession, in which you are right. You have confidence in yourself,...does good rather than harm; but I think, that, during Gen. Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted him as much...
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History of the Civil War in America: book 1. The war on the Rapidan. book 2 ...

Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans comte de Paris - 1883
...skilful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix polities with your profession, in which you are right. You have confidence in yourself,...rather than harm ; but I think that during General Buruside's command of the army you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted him as much as...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - 1884 - 508 pages
...skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession, in which you are right. You have confidence in yourself,...command of the army you have taken counsel of your ambitions, and thwarted him as much as you could, in which you did a great wrong both to the country...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - 1884 - 508 pages
...skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession, in which you are right. You have confidence in yourself,...rather than harm. But I think that during General Bnrnside's command of the army you have taken counsel of your ambitions, and thwarted him as much as...
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