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In The Boyhood of Lincoln A Tale of the Tunker Schoolmaster and the Times of Black Hawk

By Hezekiah Butterworth
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  • IN THE BOYHOOD OF LINCOLN
  • A Tale of the Tunker Schoolmaster and the Times of Black Hawk
    • BY
  • HEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
    • AUTHOR OF THE LOG SCHOOL-HOUSE ON THE COLUMBIA
      • ILLUSTRATED
    • ILLUSTRATED
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • IN THE BOYHOOD OF LINCOLN.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • INTRODUCED.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • THOMAS LINCOLN'S FAMILY STORIES.
    • THOMAS LINCOLN'S STORY.
    • THE HERMIT.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • THE OLD BLACKSMITH'S SHOP AND THE MERRY STORY-TELLERS.
      • JOHNNIE KONGAPOD'S INCREDIBLE STORY.
      • "HOW ABRAHAM WENT TO MILL.
    • JOHNNIE KONGAPOD'S INCREDIBLE STORY.
    • "HOW ABRAHAM WENT TO MILL.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • A BOY WITH A HEART.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • JASPER COBBLES FOR AUNT OLIVE.—HER QUEER STORIES.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • JASPER GIVES AN ACCOUNT OF HIS VISIT TO BLACK HAWK.—AUNT INDIANA'S WIG.
      • AN ASTONISHED INDIAN.
    • AN ASTONISHED INDIAN.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE EXAMINATION AT CRAWFORD'S SCHOOL.
      • Felling trees in a wood.
      • Sounds of a bow-string.
      • The pheasant.
      • Scylla and Charybdis.
      • Boisterous and gentle sounds.
      • Laborious and impetuous motion.
      • Regular and slow movement.
      • Motion slow and difficult.
      • A rock torn from the brow of a mountain.
      • Extent and violence of the waves.
      • Pensive numbers.
      • Battle.
      • Sound imitating reluctance.
    • Felling trees in a wood.
    • Sounds of a bow-string.
    • The pheasant.
    • Scylla and Charybdis.
    • Boisterous and gentle sounds.
    • Laborious and impetuous motion.
    • Regular and slow movement.
    • Motion slow and difficult.
    • A rock torn from the brow of a mountain.
    • Extent and violence of the waves.
    • Pensive numbers.
    • Battle.
    • Sound imitating reluctance.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • THE PARABLE PREACHES IN THE WILDERNESS.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • AUNT INDIANA'S PROPHECIES.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • THE INDIAN RUNNER.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • THE CABIN NEAR CHICAGO.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • THE WHITE INDIAN OF CHICAGO.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • LAFAYETTE AT KASKASKIA—THE STATELY MINUET.
    • Minuet from Don Giovanni.
      • Published by the permission of Arthur P. Schmidt.
    • Published by the permission of Arthur P. Schmidt.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • WAUBENO AND YOUNG LINCOLN.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • THE DEBATING SCHOOL.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • THE SCHOOL THAT MADE LINCOLN PRESIDENT.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • THOMAS LINCOLN MOVES.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • MAIN-POGUE.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE FOREST COLLEGE.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • MAKING LINCOLN A "SON OF MALTA."
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • PRAIRIE ISLAND.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • THE INDIAN PLOT.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • FOR LINCOLN'S SAKE.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • "OUR LINCOLN IS THE MAN."
    • We are Marching on to Richmond.
      • Words and Music by E. W. Locke.
    • Words and Music by E. W. Locke.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • AT THE LAST.
      • THE END.
    • THE END.
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