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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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St. Nicholas, Volume 33, Part 2

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1906
...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,...General Burnside's command of the army you have taken council of your ambition and thwarted him as much as you could, in which you did a great wrong to the...
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The Army of the Potomac from 1861 to 1863: An Inside View of the History of ...

Samuel Livingston French - 1906 - 359 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,...does good rather than harm ; but I think that during Gen eral Burnside's command of the army you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted him as...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the Final ...

James Ford Rhodes - 1906
...letter. " There are some things in regard to which," he said, " I am not quite satisfied with you. ... I think that during General Burnside's command of...thwarted him as much as you could, in which you did a 1 OR, vol. xxi. p. 1009. * CW, 1865, vol. ip 175. • Warden, Life of Chase, p. 488. CH. XX.] HOOKER...
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From Bull Run to Chancellorsville: The Story of the Sixteenth New York ...

Newton Martin Curtis - 1906 - 384 pages
...gained the reputation of being one of the wisest and best rulers in the world's history, is reproduced : "I think that during General Burnside's command of the army you have taken counsel of your ambition, thwarted him as much as you could, in which you did great wrong to the country and to a most meritorious...
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Catalogue of the More Important Books, Autographs, and Manuscripts in the ...

George Clifford Thomas - 1907 - 86 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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The Chancellorsville Campaign: Fredericksburg to Salem Church

Charles Richardson - 1907 - 124 pages
...soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your pro56 fession, 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 Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1908 - 187 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,...rather than harm; but I think that during General Bumside's command of the army you have taken counsel of your ambition and thwarted him as much as you...
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The Story of the Forty-eighth: A Record of the Campaigns of the Forty-eighth ...

Joseph Gould - 1908 - 471 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,...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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Abraham Lincoln : the People's Leader in the Struggle for National Existence

George Haven Putnam - 1909 - 292 pages
...President's width of view and of his method of coming into the right relation with men. He writes: "You have confidence in yourself, which is a valuable if not an indispensable quality. . . . I think, however, that during General Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel...
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American Public Addresses

Joseph Villiers Denney - 1910 - 325 pages
...soldier, 25 wh'ch, 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 80 Burnside's command of the army, you have taken counsel of your ambition, and thwarted him as much...
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