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The Lincoln Story Book A Judicious Collection of the Best Stories and Anecdotes of the Great President, Many Appearing Here for the First Time in Book Form

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  • THE LINCOLN STORY BOOK
    • A Judicious Collection of the Best Stories
      • and Anecdotes of the Great President,
      • Many Appearing Here for the
      • First Time in Book Form
      • COMPILED BY
      • HENRY L. WILLIAMS
      • PREFACE.
      • LINCOLN CALENDAR.
    • and Anecdotes of the Great President,
    • Many Appearing Here for the
    • First Time in Book Form
    • COMPILED BY
    • HENRY L. WILLIAMS
    • PREFACE.
    • LINCOLN CALENDAR.
  • THE LINCOLN STORY BOOK
    • CHILDISH RIME.
      • THE LITTLE HATCHET DID IT.
      • THE LITTLE HATCHET AGAIN TURNS UP.
      • LINCOLN'S WEDDING-SONG.
      • "RISK THE HOGS AND I WILL RISK MYSELF!"
      • THE REST WAS VILE.
      • "NO HEAPING COALS OF FIRE ON THAT HEAD."
      • STUMPING THE STUMP-SPEAKER.
      • MAKING THE WOOL, NOT FEATHERS, FLY.
      • LOG-ROLLING TO SAVE LIVES.
      • LINCOLN'S FIRST DOLLAR.
      • CONVICTION THROUGH A THRASHING.
      • BOATING ON GROUND "A LEETLE DAMP."
      • THE INITIATOR INSTALLED.
      • THE HORRORS FOR THE THIRD TIME!
      • THE WHISTLE THAT STOPPED THE BOAT.
      • IT IS THE DEED, NOT THE DOER.
      • TURN OUT OR BE TURNED OUT.
      • THE BEST THING TO TAKE.
      • DRINKING AND SWALLOWING ARE TWO THINGS.
      • WORSTED IN A HORSE-TRADE.
      • HOW MANY SHORT BREATHS?
      • LINCOLN'S HEIGHT.
      • MEASURES AND MEN.
      • THE PRIZE FOR HOMELINESS.
      • HOW LONG LEGS SHOULD BE.
      • LONG METER.
      • "HARDSHIPS STRENGTHEN MUSCLES."
      • HE USED TO BE "GOOD ON THE CHOP."
      • A MAN WHO CAN SCRATCH HIS SHINS WITHOUT STOOPING.
      • STRUCK BY THE DEAD HAND.
      • THIS CLINCHES IT.
      • LINCOLN'S FIRST LOVE-STORY.
      • A PUT-UP JOB--OR CHANCE?
      • LINCOLN'S MARRIAGE.
      • THE BURLESQUE DUEL.
      • "WANTING TO DANCE THE WORST WAY."
      • "THE STATUTE FIXES ALL THAT!"
      • HE DID NOT KNOW HIS OWN HOUSE.
      • THE ONLY ONE WHO DARED "PULL WOOL OVER LINCOLN'S EYES."
      • THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT.
      • "ALL A MAN WANTS--TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS!"
      • "I'LL HIT THE THING HARD!"
      • THE "LEX TALIONIS" CHRISTIANIZED.
      • THE SLAVE-DEALER.
      • THE NEGRO HOME, OR AGITATION!
      • LINCOLN'S VOW.
      • "DEN I TAKES TO DE WOODS!"
      • THE UNPARDONABLE CRIME.
      • BEYOND THE BOON.
      • VAIN AS THE POPE'S BULL AGAINST THE COMET.
      • A VOLUNTEER CAPTAINCY WORTH TWO DOLLARS.
      • GETTING THE COMPANY COLUMN THROUGH "ENDWISE."
      • REGULAR AND IRREGULAR.
      • KNOWING WHEN TO GIVE IN.
      • A FRUITFUL SPEECH.
      • A CAPTAIN CHALLENGED BY HIS MEN.
      • GENERAL McCLELLAN'S OPINION OF LINCOLN AS A LAWYER.
      • KENTUCKIANS ARE CLANNY.
      • NOT TO BE THOUGHT OF!
      • "SKIN WRIGHT AND CLOSE!"
      • HOOKING HENS IS LOW!
      • "THE STATE AGAINST MR. WHISKY!"
      • AS CLEAR AS MOONSHINE.
      • "NICE CLOTHES MAY MAKE A HANDSOME MAN--EVEN OF YOU!"
      • THE ABUTMENT WAS DUBERSOME.
      • "GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE PRESIDENT."
      • LINCOLN'S FIRST POLITICAL SPEECH.
      • A LIGHTNING-ROD TO PROTECT A GUILTY CONSCIENCE!
      • FIRING ON A FLEA FOR A SQUIRREL.
      • THE CREAM OF THE JOKE.
      • PARALLEL COURSES.
      • JUMPING JIM CROW!
      • FACTS ARE STUBBORN THINGS.
      • THE PARTY GAD.
      • HARD TO BEAT!
      • "I RECKON I TOOK MORE THAN MY SHARE."
      • LINCOLN WAS LOADED FOR BEAR.
      • "A BOUNTEOUS PRESIDENT--IF ANYTHING IS LEFT!"
      • THE ART OF BEING PAID TO EAT.
      • A VICE NOT TO SAY "NO!"
      • THE BEST CAR!
      • SELF-MADE.
      • HIS HIGH MIGHTINESS.
      • LINCOLN'S OPINION AT THIRTY.
      • THE BLANK BIOGRAPHY.
      • "THE HOMELIEST MAN UNDER GOVERNMENT."
      • BETTER LOOKING THAN EXPECTED.
      • LINCOLN AND SUPERSTITION.
      • LINCOLN'S DREAM.
      • LINCOLN'S VISION.
      • "IT IS A POOR SERMON THAT DOES NOT HIT SOMEWHERE."
      • THE RELIGION OF FEELING.
      • THE TWO PRAYERS.
      • "WE SHALL SEE OUR FRIENDS IN HEAVEN!"
      • MORE PRAYING AND LESS SWEARING!
      • GLOVES OR NO GLOVES.
      • THE USE OF BOOKS.
      • LINCOLN'S BOOK CRITICISM.
      • THE HAND-TO-HAND ENCOUNTER.
      • BETTER SOMETIMES RIGHT THAN ALL TIMES WRONG.
      • MAKING THE DAGGER STAB THE HOLDER.
      • THE TAIL OF THE KITE.
      • NO DAY WITHOUT A LINE.
      • TRUTH AND THE PEOPLE.
      • "CALL ME 'LINCOLN.'"
      • THE ELOQUENT HAND.
      • WOMAN.
      • TO THINK AND TO DO WELL.
      • "SET THE TRAP AGAIN!"
      • "NO ROYALTY IN OUR CARRIAGE."
      • THE TRAP TO CATCH A DOUGLAS.
      • PRACTISE BEFORE AND BEHIND "THE BAR."
      • CONNUBIAL AMITY.
      • THE MODEL WHISKY-BARREL.
      • FIGHTING OUT OF ONE COAT INTO THE OTHER.
      • THE PROMISING FACE!
      • "A HOUSE DIVIDED CANNOT STAND."
      • THE CONCERT ON "DRED SCOTT."
      • PLAYING CUTTLEFISH.
      • A VOICE FROM THE DEAD.
      • "IF I MUST GO DOWN, LET IT BE LINKED TO TRUTH."
      • COME ONE, COME ALL!
      • ASSISTING THE INEVITABLE.
      • SELF-SACRIFICE.
      • A FIGHT PROVES NOTHING.
      • "WIN THE FIGHT, OR DIE A-TRYING."
      • PILLS TO PURGE MELANCHOLY.
      • "DOWN TO THE RAISINS!"
      • GIANT AND GIANT-KILLER.
      • LINCOLN'S "SENTIMENTS" ON A MOOTED POINT.
      • CHESTNUTS UNDER A SYCAMORE.
      • STILL OF LITTLE NOTE.
      • THE TREE-TOAD AND "TIMOTHEUS."
      • "IF IT WILL DO THE PRESIDENT GOOD--"
      • GROUNDS FOR A FINANCIAL ESTIMATE.
      • "I WANTED TO SEE THEM SPREAD!"
      • THE LINCOLN NON SEQUITUR.
      • WHY SO MANY COMMON PEOPLE.
      • ENVY OF A HUMORIST.
      • THE STOPPER ON JOURNALISTIC "GAS."
      • SALT BEFORE PEPPER.
      • "MATCHING" STORIES.
      • THE ONLY DISCREDIT.
      • NO RE-LIE-ANCE OF THEM!
      • NO VICES--FEW VIRTUES.
      • THE APPLES OF HIS EYE.
      • THE WHETSTONE STORY.
      • "THE MONARCH OF ALL HE SURVEYED."
      • MEN HAVE FAULTS LIKE HORSES.
      • LINCOLN'S PUNS ON PROPER NAMES.
      • NOT SO EASY TO GET INTO PRISON.
      • "THEM THREE FELLERS AGIN!"
      • LINCOLN THE GREAT AND LINCOLN THE LITTLE.
      • "GO, THOU, AND DO LIKEWISE."
      • "IS THE WORLD GOING TO FOLLOW THAT COMET OFF?"
      • A GOOD LISTENER.
      • CARRIED THE POST-MATTER IN HIS HAT.
      • PRESIDENT LINCOLN DUBBED THEM THE "WIDE-AWAKES."
      • TRUST TO THE OLD BLUE SOCK.
      • IF ALL FAILED, HE COULD GO BACK TO THE OLD TRADE!
      • AS A LIGHT PORTER.
      • WHISKERED, TO PLEASE THE LADIES AND GET VOTES.
      • AFTER VOTES.
      • THE HIGHWAYMAN'S NON SEQUITUR.
      • "HOW TO GET MEN TO VOTE!"
      • BEGINNING AT THE HEAD WITH CLOTHING.
      • "LUCE A JUG--THE HANDLE ALL ONE SIDE."
      • "SUCH A SUCKER AS ME, PRESIDENT!"
      • ONE HAPPY DAY.
      • OLD ABE WILL LOOK BETTER WHEN HIS HAIR IS COMBED.
      • A CURIOUS COMBINATION.
      • ABRAHAM LINCOLN
      • THE SNAKE SIMILE.
      • WHAT'S IN A NAME?
      • PAYING FOR WHISKY HE DID NOT DRINK.
      • "THE HIGHEST MERIT TO THE SOLDIER."
      • "HOW SLEEP THE BRAVE?"
      • THE STOKERS AS BRAVE AS ANY.
      • TRY AND GO AS FAR AS YOU CAN!
      • ARGUMENT OF "THE STUB-TAILED COW."
      • PEGGED OR SEWED?
      • SOLDIERING APART FROM POLITICS.
      • A TIME THAT TRIED THE SOUL.
      • "CABINET" TALK.
      • ON THE BLISTER-BENCH.
      • "ABE, A THUNDERING OLD GLORY!"
      • PERFECT RETALIATION.
      • LET DOWN THE BARS A LEETLE.
      • "THE ADMINISTRATION CAN STAND IT IF THE TIMES CAN."
      • BOTTLING THAT WASP.
      • THAT KING LOST HIS HEAD.
      • SWEARING LIKE A CHURCHWARDEN.
      • "MY SPEECHES HAVE ORIGINALITY AS THEIR MERIT."
      • RIGHTING WRONG HURTS, BUT DOES GOOD.
      • STANTON'S SERVICE WAS WORTH HIS SAUCE.
      • A SECRET OF THE INTERIOR.
      • ALL STAFF AND NO ARMY.
      • NO MAN IS INDISPENSABLE.
      • SLEEPING ON POST CANCELS A COMMISSION.
      • MY QUESTION!
      • "IF GOOD, HE'S GOT IT! IF T'AINT GOOD, HE AIN'T GOT IT!"
      • LINCOLN GUESSED THE FIRST TIME.
      • A PHANTOM CHASE.
      • THE WORD FLIES, BUT THE WRIT REMAINS.
      • THE WAR-LORD.
      • FILE IT AWAY!
      • "WHAT WE HAVE, WE WILL GIVE YOU."
      • MORE "SHINPLASTERS" TO HEAL THE SORE.
      • "THERE IS MUCH IN AN 'IF' AND A 'BUT.'"
      • DON'T WASTE THE PLUG, BUT USE IT!
      • THE RUNNING FEVER.
      • "ONE AND A HALF TIMES BIGGER THAN OTHER MEN!"
      • SO SLOW, A HEARSE RAN OVER HIM!
      • BLOOD-SHEDDING REMITS SINS.
      • HIS "LEG CASES."
      • HOW THE DELINQUENT SOLDIER PAID HIS DEBT.
      • "THE SWEARING HAD TO BE DONE THEN, OR NOT AT ALL!"
      • DISPLACE THE THISTLES BY FLOWERS.
      • "YOU HAVE ONE, AND I HAVE ONE--THAT IS RIGHT!"
      • "SHOOTING A MAN DOES HIM NO GOOD!"
      • BENEVOLENCE IS BEAUTIFUL.
      • "IT WAS THE BABY THAT DID IT."
      • "IT RESTS ME TO SAVE A LIFE!"
      • "A FAMILY MAN WANTS TO SEE HIS FAMILY."
      • A RULE WITHOUT EXCEPTION.
      • EVEN REBELS MIGHT BE SAVED.
      • WHIPPING AROUND THE STUMP.
      • "LIFE TOO PRECIOUS TO BE LOST."
      • MERCY HAS PRECEDENCE OVER THE RIGID.
      • TAKEN FROM REBELLION AND GIVEN TO LOYALTY.
      • SUSPENSION IS NOT EXECUTION.
      • "THE DISCONTENTED ... ABOUT FOUR HUNDRED--"
      • "NOT MUCH OF A HEAD, BUT HIS ONLY ONE!"
      • "GI'E US A GOOD CONCEIT!"
      • THEY WENT AWAY SICKER STILL.
      • OF TWENTY APPLICANTS, NINETEEN ARE MADE ENEMIES.
      • RID OF AN OFFICE-SEEKER.
      • NOT GOOD OFFICES, BUT A GOOD STORY.
      • ENCOURAGE LONGING FOR WORK.
      • "BUT AARON GOT HIS COMMISSION!"
      • SOMETHING LINCOLNIAN ALL COULD TAKE.
      • "NOT MANY SUCH BOYS OUTSIDE OF SUNDAY-SCHOOLS!"
      • THE GOOD BOY GETS ON.
      • HOW McCULLOCH WAS CONSTRAINED TO SERVE.
      • ALL MOUTH AND NO HANDS' CLASS.
      • HOT AND COLD THE SAME BREATH.
      • WANTED THE JAIL EARNINGS.
      • A TITLE NO HINDRANCE.
      • A TALKER WITH NOTHING TO SAY.
      • STICK TO YOUR BUSINESS.
      • MARRYING A MAN WITHOUT HIS CONSENT.
      • "A LUXURY TO SEE ONE WHO WANTS NOTHING."
      • "ACCUSE NOT A SERVANT----"
      • A WOLF IN A TRAP MUST SACRIFICE HIS "TAIL" TO BE FREE.
      • SOMEWHAT OF A NEWSMAN.
      • "A LITTLE MORE LIGHT AND A LITTLE LESS NOISE."
      • "MY PART OF THE SHIP IS ANCHORED."
      • ANGELS SWEARING MAKE NO DIFFERENCE.
      • WASHINGTON'S DIFFICULT TASK.
      • STEEL AND STEAL.
      • "THAT'S WHAT'S THE MATTER."
      • "THE SHIP OF STATE" SIMILE.
      • A PILL FOR THE PUBLIC PRINTER.
      • "LET THE GRASS GROW WHERE IT MAY!"
      • THE PEACE-AT-ANY-PRICE PARTY.
      • THINGS WERE TOPSY-TURVY ALOFT, TOO.
      • HITCHING TO THE MOON.
      • A RED FLAG TO HIM.
      • "FLY AWAY, JACK!"
      • HIS PEN WANTED TO KEEP THEIR HOGS SAFE.
      • "HURRAH FOR YOU!"
      • "PUT YOUR FEET RIGHT AND STAND FIRM!"
      • GET THEIR GRAVES READY!
      • MR. LINCOLN'S OPINION OF GENERAL McCLELLAN.
      • A "STATIONARY" ENGINE.
      • SHOVELING FLEAS.
      • THE GEORGIA COLONEL'S COSTUME.
      • COARSE FEED FIRST!
      • "AIN'T I GLAD TO GIT OUT O' DE WILDERNESS!"
      • WITH TWO GUNS, HOLD OFF AN ARMY.
      • BREAKING UP THE LITTLE GAME.
      • "THE BOTTOM WILL FALL OUT."
      • "MASTER OF THEM BOTH."
      • "THE SKEERED VIRGINIAN."
      • "HE WHO FIGHTS AND RUNS AWAY--"
      • NO SUNDAY FIGHTING.
      • LET A GOOD MAN ALONE!
      • THE "BLONDIN" SIMILE.
      • THE PIONEER'S LAND-TITLE.
      • "CHEERS NOT MILITARY--BUT I LIKE THEM!"
      • NUMBERING THE HAIRS OF HIS--TAIL!
      • AN UNCONVENTIONAL ORDER.
      • "IT OCCURS TO ME THAT I AM COMMANDER!"
      • COMPLIMENTS IS ALL THEY DO PAY!
      • BAIL THE POTOMAC WITH A SPOON.
      • "WE SHALL BEAT THEM, MY SON!"
      • "LITTLE FOR SO BIG A BUSINESS."
      • NOT "SHOULDER-STRAPS," BUT HARDTACK.
      • "MARYLAND A GOOD STATE TO MOVE FROM!"
      • DON'T SWAP HORSES CROSSING A STREAM.
      • "NO PLACING THORNS IN THE SIDE OF MY WORST ENEMY!"
      • THE LINCOLN PLAN OF CAMPAIGN.
      • THE COMMANDER SHOULD OBEY ORDERS.
      • THE IDLERS EQUALED THE EFFECTIVES.
      • REST!
      • "I CAN BEAR CENSURE, BUT NOT INSULT!"
      • A BATTLE OF ROSES.
      • "HELP ME LET GO!"
      • SPLITTING THE DIFFERENCE.
      • IN THE INCA'S POSITION.
      • "BLIND" FORTUNE.
      • LITTLE DAVID AND THE STONE FOR GOLIATH.
      • LINCOLN'S CHEESE-BOX ON A RAFT.
      • NO "DUTCH COURAGE."
      • "IF I HAD AS MUCH MONEY AND WAS AS BADLY SKEERED----"
      • "IT PLEASES HER, AND IT DON'T HURT ME."
      • "LET HIM SQUEAL IF HE WORKS."
      • BRIGADIERS CHEAP--CHARGERS COSTLY.
      • TO CURE SINGING IN THE HEAD.
      • BOWING TO THE BOY OF BATTLES.
      • WHEN WASHINGTON WAS ALL ONE TAVERN.
      • "BREAK THE CRITTER WHERE SLIM!"
      • HOW GET HIM OUT?
      • "A PLEASURE TO PRESIDE, AT LAST!"
      • ON THE LORD'S SIDE.
      • "TO CANAAN!"
      • "GOING TO CANAAN!"
      • THE FOX APPOINTED PAYMASTER.
      • RISKING THE DICTATORSHIP.
      • A STAGE IN THE CEASELESS MARCH ONWARD TO VICTORY.
      • WORKING FOR A LIVING MAKES ONE PRACTICAL.
      • "HOLD ON AND CHAW!"
      • THE GREAT NATIONAL JOB.
      • FOR FLAYING A MAN ALIVE.
      • "ONE ON 'EM NOT DEAD YET!"
      • THE SOUTH LIKE AN ASH-CAKE.
      • "I COUNT FOR SOMETHING!"
      • PASSES NO GOOD FOR RICHMOND.
      • THE MAYOR IS THE BETTER HORSE.
      • THE REAL THING SUPERIOR TO THE SHAM BATTLE.
      • THE TOOL TURNED ON THE HANDLE.
      • "SOONER THE FOWL BY HATCHING THE EGG THAN SMASHING IT."
      • TOO BUSY TO GO INTO ANOTHER BUSINESS.
      • THE SCALE OF REBELS.
      • ONE WAR AT A TIME.
      • "AGIN' THE GOVERNMENT."
      • PLOWING AROUND A LOG.
      • NOT THE RIGHT "CLAY" TO CEMENT A UNION.
      • "THE MAN DOWN SOUTH."
      • THE DISMEMBERED "YALLER" DOG.
      • THE METEOROLOGICAL OMEN.
      • DID SHE TAKE THE WINK TO HERSELF?
      • GOING DOWN WITH COLORS FLYING.
      • THERE MUST BE THE BELL-MULE.
      • "ROOT, HOG, OR DIE!"
      • THE GRANT BRAND OF WHISKY.
      • "A GENERAL, AT LAST!"
      • A FIZZLE ANYHOW!
      • "FORGET OVER A GRAVE!"
      • IF HE FELT THAT WAY--START!
      • FIGURES WILL PROVE ANYTHING.
      • "I DON'T WANT TO--BUT THAT'S IT IF I MUST DIE!"
      • BEST LET AN ELEPHANT GO!
      • HISTORY REPEATS.
      • "NOT THE PRESIDENT, BUT THE OLD FRIEND."
      • "CLOSE YOUR EYES!"
      • DON'T JUDGE BY APPEARANCES.
      • "NOTHING CAN TOUCH HIM FURTHER."
      • "WENT AND RETURNED!"
      • THE CLEAR FORESIGHT.
      • DO IT "UNBEKNOWNST."
      • ONE CANNOT DIE TWICE.
      • NO MORE INVIDIOUS NAME-CALLING.
      • "THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA THE TREASURY OF THE WORLD."
      • "HANG ON--NOT HANG!"
      • LINCOLN'S LAST WISH.
      • ASSASSINATION.
      • A PRESIDENT, NOT AN EMPEROR.
      • THE PLOT TO WAYLAY THE PRESIDENT (1860).
      • "I DON'T BELIEVE THERE IS ANY DANGER!"
      • WORRY TILL YOU GET RID OF THINGS.
      • THE FEARLESSNESS OF THE GOD-FEARING.
      • THE POISONING PLOT.
      • NOTHING LIKE GETTING USED TO THINGS!
      • MOST AFRAID OF A FRIENDLY SHOT.
      • THE ONE WORD HE HAD LEARNED.
      • NOT TO DISAPPOINT THE PEOPLE.
      • NOTHING LIKE PRAYER--BUT PRAISE.
    • THE LITTLE HATCHET DID IT.
    • THE LITTLE HATCHET AGAIN TURNS UP.
    • LINCOLN'S WEDDING-SONG.
    • "RISK THE HOGS AND I WILL RISK MYSELF!"
    • THE REST WAS VILE.
    • "NO HEAPING COALS OF FIRE ON THAT HEAD."
    • STUMPING THE STUMP-SPEAKER.
    • MAKING THE WOOL, NOT FEATHERS, FLY.
    • LOG-ROLLING TO SAVE LIVES.
    • LINCOLN'S FIRST DOLLAR.
    • CONVICTION THROUGH A THRASHING.
    • BOATING ON GROUND "A LEETLE DAMP."
    • THE INITIATOR INSTALLED.
    • THE HORRORS FOR THE THIRD TIME!
    • THE WHISTLE THAT STOPPED THE BOAT.
    • IT IS THE DEED, NOT THE DOER.
    • TURN OUT OR BE TURNED OUT.
    • THE BEST THING TO TAKE.
    • DRINKING AND SWALLOWING ARE TWO THINGS.
    • WORSTED IN A HORSE-TRADE.
    • HOW MANY SHORT BREATHS?
    • LINCOLN'S HEIGHT.
    • MEASURES AND MEN.
    • THE PRIZE FOR HOMELINESS.
    • HOW LONG LEGS SHOULD BE.
    • LONG METER.
    • "HARDSHIPS STRENGTHEN MUSCLES."
    • HE USED TO BE "GOOD ON THE CHOP."
    • A MAN WHO CAN SCRATCH HIS SHINS WITHOUT STOOPING.
    • STRUCK BY THE DEAD HAND.
    • THIS CLINCHES IT.
    • LINCOLN'S FIRST LOVE-STORY.
    • A PUT-UP JOB--OR CHANCE?
    • LINCOLN'S MARRIAGE.
    • THE BURLESQUE DUEL.
    • "WANTING TO DANCE THE WORST WAY."
    • "THE STATUTE FIXES ALL THAT!"
    • HE DID NOT KNOW HIS OWN HOUSE.
    • THE ONLY ONE WHO DARED "PULL WOOL OVER LINCOLN'S EYES."
    • THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT.
    • "ALL A MAN WANTS--TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS!"
    • "I'LL HIT THE THING HARD!"
    • THE "LEX TALIONIS" CHRISTIANIZED.
    • THE SLAVE-DEALER.
    • THE NEGRO HOME, OR AGITATION!
    • LINCOLN'S VOW.
    • "DEN I TAKES TO DE WOODS!"
    • THE UNPARDONABLE CRIME.
    • BEYOND THE BOON.
    • VAIN AS THE POPE'S BULL AGAINST THE COMET.
    • A VOLUNTEER CAPTAINCY WORTH TWO DOLLARS.
    • GETTING THE COMPANY COLUMN THROUGH "ENDWISE."
    • REGULAR AND IRREGULAR.
    • KNOWING WHEN TO GIVE IN.
    • A FRUITFUL SPEECH.
    • A CAPTAIN CHALLENGED BY HIS MEN.
    • GENERAL McCLELLAN'S OPINION OF LINCOLN AS A LAWYER.
    • KENTUCKIANS ARE CLANNY.
    • NOT TO BE THOUGHT OF!
    • "SKIN WRIGHT AND CLOSE!"
    • HOOKING HENS IS LOW!
    • "THE STATE AGAINST MR. WHISKY!"
    • AS CLEAR AS MOONSHINE.
    • "NICE CLOTHES MAY MAKE A HANDSOME MAN--EVEN OF YOU!"
    • THE ABUTMENT WAS DUBERSOME.
    • "GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE PRESIDENT."
    • LINCOLN'S FIRST POLITICAL SPEECH.
    • A LIGHTNING-ROD TO PROTECT A GUILTY CONSCIENCE!
    • FIRING ON A FLEA FOR A SQUIRREL.
    • THE CREAM OF THE JOKE.
    • PARALLEL COURSES.
    • JUMPING JIM CROW!
    • FACTS ARE STUBBORN THINGS.
    • THE PARTY GAD.
    • HARD TO BEAT!
    • "I RECKON I TOOK MORE THAN MY SHARE."
    • LINCOLN WAS LOADED FOR BEAR.
    • "A BOUNTEOUS PRESIDENT--IF ANYTHING IS LEFT!"
    • THE ART OF BEING PAID TO EAT.
    • A VICE NOT TO SAY "NO!"
    • THE BEST CAR!
    • SELF-MADE.
    • HIS HIGH MIGHTINESS.
    • LINCOLN'S OPINION AT THIRTY.
    • THE BLANK BIOGRAPHY.
    • "THE HOMELIEST MAN UNDER GOVERNMENT."
    • BETTER LOOKING THAN EXPECTED.
    • LINCOLN AND SUPERSTITION.
    • LINCOLN'S DREAM.
    • LINCOLN'S VISION.
    • "IT IS A POOR SERMON THAT DOES NOT HIT SOMEWHERE."
    • THE RELIGION OF FEELING.
    • THE TWO PRAYERS.
    • "WE SHALL SEE OUR FRIENDS IN HEAVEN!"
    • MORE PRAYING AND LESS SWEARING!
    • GLOVES OR NO GLOVES.
    • THE USE OF BOOKS.
    • LINCOLN'S BOOK CRITICISM.
    • THE HAND-TO-HAND ENCOUNTER.
    • BETTER SOMETIMES RIGHT THAN ALL TIMES WRONG.
    • MAKING THE DAGGER STAB THE HOLDER.
    • THE TAIL OF THE KITE.
    • NO DAY WITHOUT A LINE.
    • TRUTH AND THE PEOPLE.
    • "CALL ME 'LINCOLN.'"
    • THE ELOQUENT HAND.
    • WOMAN.
    • TO THINK AND TO DO WELL.
    • "SET THE TRAP AGAIN!"
    • "NO ROYALTY IN OUR CARRIAGE."
    • THE TRAP TO CATCH A DOUGLAS.
    • PRACTISE BEFORE AND BEHIND "THE BAR."
    • CONNUBIAL AMITY.
    • THE MODEL WHISKY-BARREL.
    • FIGHTING OUT OF ONE COAT INTO THE OTHER.
    • THE PROMISING FACE!
    • "A HOUSE DIVIDED CANNOT STAND."
    • THE CONCERT ON "DRED SCOTT."
    • PLAYING CUTTLEFISH.
    • A VOICE FROM THE DEAD.
    • "IF I MUST GO DOWN, LET IT BE LINKED TO TRUTH."
    • COME ONE, COME ALL!
    • ASSISTING THE INEVITABLE.
    • SELF-SACRIFICE.
    • A FIGHT PROVES NOTHING.
    • "WIN THE FIGHT, OR DIE A-TRYING."
    • PILLS TO PURGE MELANCHOLY.
    • "DOWN TO THE RAISINS!"
    • GIANT AND GIANT-KILLER.
    • LINCOLN'S "SENTIMENTS" ON A MOOTED POINT.
    • CHESTNUTS UNDER A SYCAMORE.
    • STILL OF LITTLE NOTE.
    • THE TREE-TOAD AND "TIMOTHEUS."
    • "IF IT WILL DO THE PRESIDENT GOOD--"
    • GROUNDS FOR A FINANCIAL ESTIMATE.
    • "I WANTED TO SEE THEM SPREAD!"
    • THE LINCOLN NON SEQUITUR.
    • WHY SO MANY COMMON PEOPLE.
    • ENVY OF A HUMORIST.
    • THE STOPPER ON JOURNALISTIC "GAS."
    • SALT BEFORE PEPPER.
    • "MATCHING" STORIES.
    • THE ONLY DISCREDIT.
    • NO RE-LIE-ANCE OF THEM!
    • NO VICES--FEW VIRTUES.
    • THE APPLES OF HIS EYE.
    • THE WHETSTONE STORY.
    • "THE MONARCH OF ALL HE SURVEYED."
    • MEN HAVE FAULTS LIKE HORSES.
    • LINCOLN'S PUNS ON PROPER NAMES.
    • NOT SO EASY TO GET INTO PRISON.
    • "THEM THREE FELLERS AGIN!"
    • LINCOLN THE GREAT AND LINCOLN THE LITTLE.
    • "GO, THOU, AND DO LIKEWISE."
    • "IS THE WORLD GOING TO FOLLOW THAT COMET OFF?"
    • A GOOD LISTENER.
    • CARRIED THE POST-MATTER IN HIS HAT.
    • PRESIDENT LINCOLN DUBBED THEM THE "WIDE-AWAKES."
    • TRUST TO THE OLD BLUE SOCK.
    • IF ALL FAILED, HE COULD GO BACK TO THE OLD TRADE!
    • AS A LIGHT PORTER.
    • WHISKERED, TO PLEASE THE LADIES AND GET VOTES.
    • AFTER VOTES.
    • THE HIGHWAYMAN'S NON SEQUITUR.
    • "HOW TO GET MEN TO VOTE!"
    • BEGINNING AT THE HEAD WITH CLOTHING.
    • "LUCE A JUG--THE HANDLE ALL ONE SIDE."
    • "SUCH A SUCKER AS ME, PRESIDENT!"
    • ONE HAPPY DAY.
    • OLD ABE WILL LOOK BETTER WHEN HIS HAIR IS COMBED.
    • A CURIOUS COMBINATION.
    • ABRAHAM LINCOLN
    • THE SNAKE SIMILE.
    • WHAT'S IN A NAME?
    • PAYING FOR WHISKY HE DID NOT DRINK.
    • "THE HIGHEST MERIT TO THE SOLDIER."
    • "HOW SLEEP THE BRAVE?"
    • THE STOKERS AS BRAVE AS ANY.
    • TRY AND GO AS FAR AS YOU CAN!
    • ARGUMENT OF "THE STUB-TAILED COW."
    • PEGGED OR SEWED?
    • SOLDIERING APART FROM POLITICS.
    • A TIME THAT TRIED THE SOUL.
    • "CABINET" TALK.
    • ON THE BLISTER-BENCH.
    • "ABE, A THUNDERING OLD GLORY!"
    • PERFECT RETALIATION.
    • LET DOWN THE BARS A LEETLE.
    • "THE ADMINISTRATION CAN STAND IT IF THE TIMES CAN."
    • BOTTLING THAT WASP.
    • THAT KING LOST HIS HEAD.
    • SWEARING LIKE A CHURCHWARDEN.
    • "MY SPEECHES HAVE ORIGINALITY AS THEIR MERIT."
    • RIGHTING WRONG HURTS, BUT DOES GOOD.
    • STANTON'S SERVICE WAS WORTH HIS SAUCE.
    • A SECRET OF THE INTERIOR.
    • ALL STAFF AND NO ARMY.
    • NO MAN IS INDISPENSABLE.
    • SLEEPING ON POST CANCELS A COMMISSION.
    • MY QUESTION!
    • "IF GOOD, HE'S GOT IT! IF T'AINT GOOD, HE AIN'T GOT IT!"
    • LINCOLN GUESSED THE FIRST TIME.
    • A PHANTOM CHASE.
    • THE WORD FLIES, BUT THE WRIT REMAINS.
    • THE WAR-LORD.
    • FILE IT AWAY!
    • "WHAT WE HAVE, WE WILL GIVE YOU."
    • MORE "SHINPLASTERS" TO HEAL THE SORE.
    • "THERE IS MUCH IN AN 'IF' AND A 'BUT.'"
    • DON'T WASTE THE PLUG, BUT USE IT!
    • THE RUNNING FEVER.
    • "ONE AND A HALF TIMES BIGGER THAN OTHER MEN!"
    • SO SLOW, A HEARSE RAN OVER HIM!
    • BLOOD-SHEDDING REMITS SINS.
    • HIS "LEG CASES."
    • HOW THE DELINQUENT SOLDIER PAID HIS DEBT.
    • "THE SWEARING HAD TO BE DONE THEN, OR NOT AT ALL!"
    • DISPLACE THE THISTLES BY FLOWERS.
    • "YOU HAVE ONE, AND I HAVE ONE--THAT IS RIGHT!"
    • "SHOOTING A MAN DOES HIM NO GOOD!"
    • BENEVOLENCE IS BEAUTIFUL.
    • "IT WAS THE BABY THAT DID IT."
    • "IT RESTS ME TO SAVE A LIFE!"
    • "A FAMILY MAN WANTS TO SEE HIS FAMILY."
    • A RULE WITHOUT EXCEPTION.
    • EVEN REBELS MIGHT BE SAVED.
    • WHIPPING AROUND THE STUMP.
    • "LIFE TOO PRECIOUS TO BE LOST."
    • MERCY HAS PRECEDENCE OVER THE RIGID.
    • TAKEN FROM REBELLION AND GIVEN TO LOYALTY.
    • SUSPENSION IS NOT EXECUTION.
    • "THE DISCONTENTED ... ABOUT FOUR HUNDRED--"
    • "NOT MUCH OF A HEAD, BUT HIS ONLY ONE!"
    • "GI'E US A GOOD CONCEIT!"
    • THEY WENT AWAY SICKER STILL.
    • OF TWENTY APPLICANTS, NINETEEN ARE MADE ENEMIES.
    • RID OF AN OFFICE-SEEKER.
    • NOT GOOD OFFICES, BUT A GOOD STORY.
    • ENCOURAGE LONGING FOR WORK.
    • "BUT AARON GOT HIS COMMISSION!"
    • SOMETHING LINCOLNIAN ALL COULD TAKE.
    • "NOT MANY SUCH BOYS OUTSIDE OF SUNDAY-SCHOOLS!"
    • THE GOOD BOY GETS ON.
    • HOW McCULLOCH WAS CONSTRAINED TO SERVE.
    • ALL MOUTH AND NO HANDS' CLASS.
    • HOT AND COLD THE SAME BREATH.
    • WANTED THE JAIL EARNINGS.
    • A TITLE NO HINDRANCE.
    • A TALKER WITH NOTHING TO SAY.
    • STICK TO YOUR BUSINESS.
    • MARRYING A MAN WITHOUT HIS CONSENT.
    • "A LUXURY TO SEE ONE WHO WANTS NOTHING."
    • "ACCUSE NOT A SERVANT----"
    • A WOLF IN A TRAP MUST SACRIFICE HIS "TAIL" TO BE FREE.
    • SOMEWHAT OF A NEWSMAN.
    • "A LITTLE MORE LIGHT AND A LITTLE LESS NOISE."
    • "MY PART OF THE SHIP IS ANCHORED."
    • ANGELS SWEARING MAKE NO DIFFERENCE.
    • WASHINGTON'S DIFFICULT TASK.
    • STEEL AND STEAL.
    • "THAT'S WHAT'S THE MATTER."
    • "THE SHIP OF STATE" SIMILE.
    • A PILL FOR THE PUBLIC PRINTER.
    • "LET THE GRASS GROW WHERE IT MAY!"
    • THE PEACE-AT-ANY-PRICE PARTY.
    • THINGS WERE TOPSY-TURVY ALOFT, TOO.
    • HITCHING TO THE MOON.
    • A RED FLAG TO HIM.
    • "FLY AWAY, JACK!"
    • HIS PEN WANTED TO KEEP THEIR HOGS SAFE.
    • "HURRAH FOR YOU!"
    • "PUT YOUR FEET RIGHT AND STAND FIRM!"
    • GET THEIR GRAVES READY!
    • MR. LINCOLN'S OPINION OF GENERAL McCLELLAN.
    • A "STATIONARY" ENGINE.
    • SHOVELING FLEAS.
    • THE GEORGIA COLONEL'S COSTUME.
    • COARSE FEED FIRST!
    • "AIN'T I GLAD TO GIT OUT O' DE WILDERNESS!"
    • WITH TWO GUNS, HOLD OFF AN ARMY.
    • BREAKING UP THE LITTLE GAME.
    • "THE BOTTOM WILL FALL OUT."
    • "MASTER OF THEM BOTH."
    • "THE SKEERED VIRGINIAN."
    • "HE WHO FIGHTS AND RUNS AWAY--"
    • NO SUNDAY FIGHTING.
    • LET A GOOD MAN ALONE!
    • THE "BLONDIN" SIMILE.
    • THE PIONEER'S LAND-TITLE.
    • "CHEERS NOT MILITARY--BUT I LIKE THEM!"
    • NUMBERING THE HAIRS OF HIS--TAIL!
    • AN UNCONVENTIONAL ORDER.
    • "IT OCCURS TO ME THAT I AM COMMANDER!"
    • COMPLIMENTS IS ALL THEY DO PAY!
    • BAIL THE POTOMAC WITH A SPOON.
    • "WE SHALL BEAT THEM, MY SON!"
    • "LITTLE FOR SO BIG A BUSINESS."
    • NOT "SHOULDER-STRAPS," BUT HARDTACK.
    • "MARYLAND A GOOD STATE TO MOVE FROM!"
    • DON'T SWAP HORSES CROSSING A STREAM.
    • "NO PLACING THORNS IN THE SIDE OF MY WORST ENEMY!"
    • THE LINCOLN PLAN OF CAMPAIGN.
    • THE COMMANDER SHOULD OBEY ORDERS.
    • THE IDLERS EQUALED THE EFFECTIVES.
    • REST!
    • "I CAN BEAR CENSURE, BUT NOT INSULT!"
    • A BATTLE OF ROSES.
    • "HELP ME LET GO!"
    • SPLITTING THE DIFFERENCE.
    • IN THE INCA'S POSITION.
    • "BLIND" FORTUNE.
    • LITTLE DAVID AND THE STONE FOR GOLIATH.
    • LINCOLN'S CHEESE-BOX ON A RAFT.
    • NO "DUTCH COURAGE."
    • "IF I HAD AS MUCH MONEY AND WAS AS BADLY SKEERED----"
    • "IT PLEASES HER, AND IT DON'T HURT ME."
    • "LET HIM SQUEAL IF HE WORKS."
    • BRIGADIERS CHEAP--CHARGERS COSTLY.
    • TO CURE SINGING IN THE HEAD.
    • BOWING TO THE BOY OF BATTLES.
    • WHEN WASHINGTON WAS ALL ONE TAVERN.
    • "BREAK THE CRITTER WHERE SLIM!"
    • HOW GET HIM OUT?
    • "A PLEASURE TO PRESIDE, AT LAST!"
    • ON THE LORD'S SIDE.
    • "TO CANAAN!"
    • "GOING TO CANAAN!"
    • THE FOX APPOINTED PAYMASTER.
    • RISKING THE DICTATORSHIP.
    • A STAGE IN THE CEASELESS MARCH ONWARD TO VICTORY.
    • WORKING FOR A LIVING MAKES ONE PRACTICAL.
    • "HOLD ON AND CHAW!"
    • THE GREAT NATIONAL JOB.
    • FOR FLAYING A MAN ALIVE.
    • "ONE ON 'EM NOT DEAD YET!"
    • THE SOUTH LIKE AN ASH-CAKE.
    • "I COUNT FOR SOMETHING!"
    • PASSES NO GOOD FOR RICHMOND.
    • THE MAYOR IS THE BETTER HORSE.
    • THE REAL THING SUPERIOR TO THE SHAM BATTLE.
    • THE TOOL TURNED ON THE HANDLE.
    • "SOONER THE FOWL BY HATCHING THE EGG THAN SMASHING IT."
    • TOO BUSY TO GO INTO ANOTHER BUSINESS.
    • THE SCALE OF REBELS.
    • ONE WAR AT A TIME.
    • "AGIN' THE GOVERNMENT."
    • PLOWING AROUND A LOG.
    • NOT THE RIGHT "CLAY" TO CEMENT A UNION.
    • "THE MAN DOWN SOUTH."
    • THE DISMEMBERED "YALLER" DOG.
    • THE METEOROLOGICAL OMEN.
    • DID SHE TAKE THE WINK TO HERSELF?
    • GOING DOWN WITH COLORS FLYING.
    • THERE MUST BE THE BELL-MULE.
    • "ROOT, HOG, OR DIE!"
    • THE GRANT BRAND OF WHISKY.
    • "A GENERAL, AT LAST!"
    • A FIZZLE ANYHOW!
    • "FORGET OVER A GRAVE!"
    • IF HE FELT THAT WAY--START!
    • FIGURES WILL PROVE ANYTHING.
    • "I DON'T WANT TO--BUT THAT'S IT IF I MUST DIE!"
    • BEST LET AN ELEPHANT GO!
    • HISTORY REPEATS.
    • "NOT THE PRESIDENT, BUT THE OLD FRIEND."
    • "CLOSE YOUR EYES!"
    • DON'T JUDGE BY APPEARANCES.
    • "NOTHING CAN TOUCH HIM FURTHER."
    • "WENT AND RETURNED!"
    • THE CLEAR FORESIGHT.
    • DO IT "UNBEKNOWNST."
    • ONE CANNOT DIE TWICE.
    • NO MORE INVIDIOUS NAME-CALLING.
    • "THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA THE TREASURY OF THE WORLD."
    • "HANG ON--NOT HANG!"
    • LINCOLN'S LAST WISH.
    • ASSASSINATION.
    • A PRESIDENT, NOT AN EMPEROR.
    • THE PLOT TO WAYLAY THE PRESIDENT (1860).
    • "I DON'T BELIEVE THERE IS ANY DANGER!"
    • WORRY TILL YOU GET RID OF THINGS.
    • THE FEARLESSNESS OF THE GOD-FEARING.
    • THE POISONING PLOT.
    • NOTHING LIKE GETTING USED TO THINGS!
    • MOST AFRAID OF A FRIENDLY SHOT.
    • THE ONE WORD HE HAD LEARNED.
    • NOT TO DISAPPOINT THE PEOPLE.
    • NOTHING LIKE PRAYER--BUT PRAISE.
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