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Of the people, by the people, for the people and other quotations from Abraham Lincoln

Author: Abraham Lincoln; G S Boritt; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Of the People, By the People, For the People captures the best of Lincoln's thought, bringing readers closer to the quintessential man than any history or biography can. Unforgettable lines and memorable thoughts from speeches, debates, and other public statements make up this book; little-known sayings from his voluminous body of private letters, drafts, and fragments, and even some previously uncollected writings,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Lincoln; G S Boritt; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 0231103263 9780231103268
OCLC Number: 35145844
Description: xxiv, 162 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction Acknowledgments Quotations by Subject Bibliography
Other Titles: Of the people, by the people, for the people
Responsibility: [selected by] Gabor S. Boritt [and others].

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One of America's most beloved presidents was also among its most brilliant orators. Boritt gathers 750 of the president's most memorable thoughts, from profound meditations on the nature of democracy  Read more...

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"Readers may read Boritt's concordance from cover to cover or dip into sections as the spirit moves them. Lincoln's love of words makes any time spent reading his prose time well spent." -- Thomas F. Read more...

 
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