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Lincoln Story Book, The

By Williams, Henry L.

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Book Id: WPLBN0002953086
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Reproduction Date: 2009

Title: Lincoln Story Book, The  
Author: Williams, Henry L.
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, Biography, History
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Lincoln Story Book, The
Historic
Publication Date:
1907
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

Description
The Abraham Lincoln Statue at Chicago is accepted as the typical Westerner of the forum, the rostrum, and the tribune, as he stood to be inaugurated under the war-cloud in 1861. But there is another Lincoln as dear to the common people--the Lincoln of happy quotations, the speaker of household words. Instead of the erect, impressive, penetrative platform orator we see a long, gaunt figure, divided between two chairs for comfort, the head bent forward, smiling broadly, the lips curved in laughter, the deep eyes irradiating their caves of wisdom; the story-telling Lincoln, enjoying the enjoyment he gave to others. (from the preface of the book)

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Biography, History

 

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