'Abe' Lincoln's Anecdotes and Stories A Collection of the Best Stories told by Lincoln which made him famous as America's Best Story Teller
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'Abe' Lincoln's Anecdotes and Stories A Collection of the Best Stories told by Lincoln which made him famous as America's Best Story Teller
By Abraham Lincoln
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  • "ABE" LINCOLN'S ANECDOTES AND STORIES
  • "ABE" LINCOLN'S ANECDOTES AND STORIES
    • A FUN-LOVING AND HUMOR-LOVING MAN
    • MATRIMONIAL ADVICE
    • A SLOW HORSE
    • A VAIN GENERAL
    • HAD CONFIDENCE IN HIM—"BUT"—
    • HARDTACK BETTER THAN GENERALS
    • DOUGLAS HELD LINCOLN'S HAT
    • HIS PASSES TO RICHMOND NOT HONORED
    • LINCOLN AS A DANCER
    • LOVED SOLDIERS' HUMOR
    • WANTED TO "BORROW" THE ARMY
    • "FIXED UP" A BIT FOR THE "CITY FOLKS"
    • "FIND OUT FOR YOURSELVES"
    • COLD MOLASSES WAS SWIFTER
    • "DON'T KILL HIM WITH YOUR FIST"
    • "AND—HERE I AM!"
    • PRAISES HIS RIVAL FOR OFFICE
    • HAD TO WAIT FOR HIM
    • MAKE SOMETHING OUT OF IT, ANYWAY
    • SORRY FOR THE HORSES
    • NOISE LIKE A TURNIP
    • LET SIX SKUNKS GO
    • ONE THING "ABE" DIDN'T LOVE
    • THE MAN HE WAS LOOKING FOR
    • WANTED STANTON SPANKED
    • SIX FEET FOUR AT SEVENTEEN
    • JUST LIKE SEWARD
    • "ABE" GOT THE WORST OF IT
    • HE "SET 'EM UP"
    • GOD WITH A LITTLE "g"
    • WHAT AILED THE BOYS
    • "MAJOR-GENERAL, I RECKON"
    • IT TICKLED THE LITTLE WOMAN
    • HE'D SEE IT AGAIN
    • SURE CURE FOR BOILS
    • JUSTICE vs. NUMBERS
    • LINCOLN SAW STANTON ABOUT IT
    • SLEEP STANDING UP
    • "ABE'S" LITTLE JOKE
    • HOW "FIGHTING JOE" WAS APPOINTED
    • NO OTHERS LIKE THEM
    • THE DANDY AND THE BOYS
    • BOAT HAD TO STOP
    • RAN AWAY WHEN VICTORIOUS
    • HE "SKEWED" THE LINE
    • "HOW DO YOU GET OUT OF THIS PLACE?"
    • HELL A MILE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE
    • 'TWAS "MOVING DAY"
    • "ABE'S" HAIR NEEDED COMBING
    • RIGHT FOR ONCE, ANYHOW
    • "SMELT NO ROYALTY IN OUR CARRIAGE"
    • SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
    • REMINDED HIM OF "A LITTLE STORY"
    • BIG ENOUGH HOG FOR HIM
    • HOW "JAKE" GOT AWAY
    • "ABE" RESENTED THE INSULT
    • STORIES BETTER THAN DOCTORS
    • "ALL SICKER'N YOUR MAN"
    • "DID YE ASK MORRISSEY YET?"
    • LINCOLN ASKED TO BE SHOT
    • HE COULDN'T WAIT FOR THE COLONEL
    • HE LOVED A GOOD STORY
    • THE DEAD MAN SPOKE
    • LINCOLN PRONOUNCED THIS STORY FUNNY
    • "PLOUGH ALL 'ROUND HIM"
    • "I'VE LOST MY APPLE"
    • LINCOLN'S APOLOGY TO GRANT
    • A USELESS DOG
    • HE'D RUIN ALL THE OTHER CONVICTS
    • IT WAS UP-HILL WORK
    • HIS "GLASS HACK"
    • COULD LICK ANY MAN IN THE CROWD
    • NO DEATHS IN HIS HOUSE
    • LINCOLN'S NAME FOR "WEEPING WATER"
    • EASIER TO EMPTY THE POTOMAC
    • A "FREE FOR ALL"
    • THE OTHER ONE WAS WORSE
    • COULD MAKE "RABBIT-TRACKS"
    • PETER CARTWRIGHT'S DESCRIPTION OF LINCOLN
    • WISHED THE ARMY CHARGED LIKE THAT
    • "UNCLE ABRAHAM" HAD EVERYTHING READY
    • DIDN'T TRUST THE COURT
    • "TAD" GOT HIS DOLLAR
    • ROUGH ON THE NEGRO
    • "LONG ABE'S" FEET "PROTRUDED OVER"
    • "I'D A BEEN MISSED BY MYSE'F"
    • LOST HIS CERTIFICATE OF CHARACTER
    • THE CASE OF BETSY ANN DOUGHERTY
    • "FOOLING" THE PEOPLE
    • HER ONLY IMPERFECTION
    • HE "BROKE" TO WIN
    • "BAP." McNABB'S ROOSTER
    • LINCOLN'S FIRST SPEECH
    • TOO MANY PIGS FOR THE TEATS
    • MORE PEGS THAN HOLES
    • FEW, BUT BOISTEROUS
    • THE PRESIDENTIAL "CHIN-FLY"
    • "WEBSTER COULDN'T HAVE DONE MORE"
    • LONG AND SHORT OF IT
    • 'SQUIRE BAGLY'S PRECEDENT
    • TOM CORWIN'S LATEST STORY
    • THE CABINET WAS A-SETTIN'
    • "MASSA LINKUM LIKE DE LORD!"
    • A BULLET THROUGH HIS HAT
    • THE GENERAL WAS "HEADED IN"
    • "MIXING" AND "MINGLING"
    • WANTED TO BURN HIM DOWN TO THE STUMP
    • CHALLENGED ALL COMERS
    • WITHDREW THE COLT
    • SWEET, BUT MILD REVENGE
    • "CATCH 'EM AND CHEAT 'EM"
    • A JURYMAN'S SCORN
    • "TAD" INTRODUCES "OUR FRIENDS"
    • STOOD UP THE LONGEST
    • ADMIRED THE STRONG MAN
    • SAVED LINCOLN'S LIFE
    • WOULD BLOW THEM TO H——.
    • "I CAN STAND IT IF THEY CAN"
    • A MORTIFYING EXPERIENCE
    • GRANT HELD ON ALL THE TIME
    • EVERY LITTLE HELPED
    • KEPT UP THE ARGUMENT
    • THOUGHT OF LEARNING A TRADE
    • THE SAME OLD RUM
    • COULDN'T LET GO THE HOG
    • HIS KNOWLEDGE OF HUMAN NATURE
    • TOOK NOTHING BUT MONEY
    • CREDITOR PAID DEBTOR'S DEBT
    • CONSCRIPTING DEAD MEN
    • MAJOR ANDERSON'S BAD MEMORY
    • SETTLED OUT OF COURT
    • NO VANDERBILT
    • LINCOLN MISTAKEN FOR ONCE
    • "DONE WITH THE BIBLE"
    • SATISFACTION TO THE SOUL
    • HIS TEETH CHATTERED
    • PROFANITY AS A SAFETY-VALVE
    • A STAGE-COACH STORY
    • SENTINEL OBEYED ORDERS
    • "WUZ GOIN' TER BE 'HITCHED'"
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