A Man of the People

A Man of the People (Paperback)

By Thomas Dixon 
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1153793121
EAN: 9781153793124
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 36
Publish Date: 2012-8-1
Binding: Paperback
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Excerpt: ...enters and glances at his wife in surprise. Lincoln Will you go back to the door, John---- Nicolay At once--sir---- Lincoln And tell Edward I'm much obliged to him for staying, but he can go now---- Nicolay Yes, sir---- Lincoln See that he goes before our visitor arrives. I have asked him to say nothing about this appointment. Nicolay You can trust him implicitly, sir---- Nicolay exits. Mrs. Lincoln But, you can't trust your wife, to-night, it seems---- Lincoln Whimsically. Well, you know you're a woman, Mother---- Mrs. Lincoln Angrily. Thank God---- Lincoln Amen So say I Mrs. Lincoln You're afraid to tell me--who this man is----? Lincoln I may tell you to-morrow---- Mrs. Lincoln When--you've-made-some-fatal-blunder---- Lincoln I'll make no mistake this time---- Mrs. Lincoln Then why are you afraid of my woman's intuition---- Lincoln Smiling. I'm not afraid of your intuition, Mother---- Mrs. Lincoln Thank you. Lincoln I didn't say it ---- Laughs. --But you know you do talk too much sometimes Mrs. Lincoln Angrily. And I'm going to say something to you now. I thought this morning that you would treat those scoundrels with the contempt they deserve when they dared to ask you to sacrifice yourself and the cause of the Union to the ambitions of some traitor behind them. Lincoln No No They're honest in what they say---- Mrs. Lincoln Furious. You're too good and simple for this world Don't you know that some schemer is behind all this----? Lincoln Maybe---- It's not a crime, Mother, for a man to aspire to high office, if the bee's in his bonnet. You know I've felt it tickle me lots of times---- Mrs. Lincoln Don't--don't--don't say such foolish things. You need a guardian. You kept three men in your Cabinet who used their position to try to climb into the Presidency over your head. And you didn't kick them out. Lincoln The country needed them. Mrs. Lincoln With earnest dignity. The country needs you--you are the man, and the only man who has the...
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Title: A Man of the People
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
Author: Thomas Dixon
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1153793121
EAN: 9781153793124
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 36
Publish Date: 2012-8-1
Binding: Paperback

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