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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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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1893 - 542 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,...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

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1893 - 542 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,...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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Complete Works, Volume 7

Abraham Lincoln - 1894
...believe you do not mix politics with your profession — in which you are right. You have confidence — which is a valuable, if not an indispensable, quality....of the army you have taken counsel of your ambition to thwart him as much as you could — in which you did a great wrong to the country and to a most...
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Wit, Wisdom and Eloquence of Col. R.G. Ingersoll: Including Eloquent ...

Robert Green Ingersoll - 1894 - 335 pages
...confidence in yourself—which is valuable, if not an indispensable quality. You are ambitious—which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm....of the army you have taken counsel of your ambition to thwart him as much as you could—in which you did a great wrong to the country and to a most meritorious...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Downfall of American Slavery

Noah Brooks - 1894 - 471 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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Abraham Lincoln: A Lecture

Robert Green Ingersoll - 1895 - 53 pages
...believe you do not mix politics with your profession — in which you are right. You have confidence — which is a valuable, if not an indispensable, quality....of the army you have taken counsel of your ambition to thwart him as much as you could — in which you did a great wrong to the country and to a most...
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Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865

Ward Hill Lamon - 1895 - 276 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, which is a valuable, if not indispensable, quality. You are ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm....
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Washington in Lincoln's Time

Noah Brooks - 1895 - 328 pages
...historic; then it had not been made public. As Hooker read on, he came to this sentence: You are ambitions, 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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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History, Volume 5

Clement Anselm Evans - 1899
...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,...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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The History of the Ninth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Second ...

Daniel George Macnamara - 1899 - 543 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,...reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm ; but 1 think that during General Burnslde's command of the army you have taken counsel of your ambition,...
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