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The Lincoln book of poems

  • 32 Pages
  • 3.55 MB
  • English
R. G. Badger , Boston
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- P
Statement[by] William L. Stidger.
LC ClassificationsPS3537.T53 L5 1911
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6539495M
LC Control Number12001104

In his speech he read a few poems from this book. I learned alot about Lincoln and the Civil War but I was fascinated by the poems. After the lecture I thumbed through the book and knew that it was one I wanted in my collection.

So, I bought it. Dan Guillory introduces each poem with a small story about the place or time of the poem.5/5(2). This little book of poems can be read in about fifteen minutes.

It is a great coffee table, bedstand, or "john" book. It contains three poems written by Lincoln that we can definitively attribute to him. They are nicely placed on the pages and easy to read/5(10).

Excerpt from The Lincoln Book of Poems Rang through the camping place, when Lincoln with tenderheart journeyed that way. Loud rang the mirth and the laughter.

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Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical : William L. Stidger. Abraham Lincoln: Quotes, Quips, and Speeches captures the essence of the sixteenth president. In addition to Lincoln's own words, Gordon Leidner includes insights into the man by those who knew him best, from his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, to his greatest political opponent, Stephen A.

Douglas. Every quote is sourced in the end notes/5(41). Telling Abraham Lincoln's story in poetry is a tall order, but Meyer pulls it off.

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"Come read about a legend— / the greatest of the greats; / from a poor boy in the backwoods / to a president, first-rate."5/5(41).

Poems of Abraham Lincoln book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Our 16th president was a great lover of poetry.

A little-k /5. Lists of the “essential” Lincoln books have been The Lincoln book of poems book, and one renowned Lincoln scholar has even suggested that a book be written on the worst, so readers will know which to avoid.

In and into the first months ofmany notable books on our 16th president have appeared, but some exceptional ones stand above the rest. The Superlative A. Lincoln is a collection of poems that highlight what our sixteenth president was best (or most) at. Abraham Lincoln has been the subject of many books for children, but this book gives readers a fresh perspective/5.

About this Item: Pa.: Lincoln University Herald,Soft cover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition.

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8vo, stapled wrappers, a V.G. copy with a tiny chip on rear wrapper and slight bump on front cover but a very fragile pamphlet, also includes poems by Waring Cuney, William Alyn Hill and Edward Silvera, 16pp, SIGNED by Hughes, scarce.

rare signed. Interesting parallel biography of Lincoln and Whitman. They don't actually meet, but influence each other. I'm more into history than poetry, and there is some discussion of Whitman's poetry and some passages from his poems.

Add a star if you like both history and poetry, and then add another star if you like Whitman's poetry in particular/5. A book on which his heart was set— Thank you for sharing this poem. I was able to find it via Google when only remembering that it was about Lincoln and the line "firelight flickered on his face" - the only line I remembered after having to memorize this poem for.

Stephen Behrendt. Stephen C. Behrendt is George Holmes Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A widely published scholar of the literature and arts of the British Romantic period, he is also the author of three collections of poetry, Instruments of the Bones (), A Step in the Dark (), and History (), all published by Mid-List Press, Minneapolis.

Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stidger, William L. (William Le Roy), Lincoln book of poems. Boston, R.G. Badger, The poetry of Abraham Lincoln has been an interesting source into the psyche of this President.

In addition to two complete, narrative poems, Abraham Lincoln wrote several small verses throughout his life and possibly a poem in the form of a suicide note. Guillory (English, emeritus, Millikin Univ.) presents 61 poems composed as in Abraham Lincoln's voice as Lincoln journeys across his lifetime-and ruminates on his own death.

Guillory the poet precedes each poem with an extensive headnote by Guillory the teacher, providing historical context-though, in fact, these poems can stand on their : Mayhaven Publishing, Incorporated. Lincoln put the book back down on the office table, desiring Herndon to leave Whitman there where he might not get lost in the tide of books, newspapers, and documents.

"Time and again, when Lincoln came in, or was leaving, he would pick it up, as if to glance at it for only a moment, but instead he would often settle down in a chair and never Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

The Lincoln book of poems by Stidger, William L. (William Le Roy), at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free The Lincoln book of poems by Stidger, William L. (William Le Roy), /5(4). Description. Carl Sandburg’s Chicago Poems, in first edition and inscribed to Lincoln author and collector, William E.

Barton. The poem, Chicago, first appearing in the March issue of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. This collection of Sandburg’s poems is his first book published with a mainstream publisher.

Containing some of Sandburg’s greatest poems-including Hog Butcher to the. Lincoln Rhyme is the name of a character in the successful novel series written by Bestselling author Jeffery Deaver.

The series is a popular one, based on the mystery and crime genre and features the main characters Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs. Lincoln is a quadriplegic detective and Amelia is an honest police officer, who works for the NYPD.

A four-book set containing pocket-sized hardcover books of American wisdom from Abraham Lincoln, including: The Poems of Abraham Lincoln, The Emancipation Proclamation, The Gettysburg Address, and Quotations of Abraham Lincoln.

Contained in a handsome black : Applewood Books. Abraham Lincoln poems, quotations and biography on Abraham Lincoln poet page. Read all poems of Abraham Lincoln and infos about Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March until his assassination in April Condition means everything in a book's value.

A book that has significant damage is likely not worth much. A book collector wants an attractive copy. Dust jackets. Most hard cover books published since the early 20th century were sold with a dust jacket. The dust jacket is both the most decorative part of a book, and the most delicate. He borrowed books from all his neighbors, until he could truthfully tell a friend that he had “read through every book he had ever heard of in that country, for a circuit of 50 miles.” Lincoln would transcribe favorite quotes and passages from the works he read into a copybook, but he also committed reams of material to memory.

The Lincoln book of poems by Stidger, William L. (William Le Roy), Publication date Topics Lincoln, Abraham, Publisher Boston, R. Badger Collection americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Language English.


STIDGER ^ ABnctveRTiAn IP BOSTON RICHARD G. BADGER THB OORHAM. A BOOK OF POEMS -moments, inspirations- about love and its layers; God and his one, sure presence; about taking courage to find joy.

Poems to sound life, bring meaning and settle into the stillness. This is Dayna's fourth collection after Brand: Running Press Book Publishers. : Poems of Abraham Lincoln (Books of American Wisdom) () by Lincoln, Abraham and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(58).

Manhunt by James L. Swanson is a very readable book about the murder of the president, the motives of his killer John Wilkes Booth and the desperate manhunt over 12 days. If you want to completely shake up history, then Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith might.

A young Lincoln encountered verse by William Cowper (from the book-length autobiographical poem, The Task) in both Murray's English Reader and The Columbian Class Book (see entries); moreover, according to Townsend, Lincoln and the Bluegrass (), twenty years later Lincoln read at least extracts from "Charity" and the shorter lyric "On Cited by: 2.

This was an intense book to read, but very rewarding. I loved reading all of the clips from Lincoln's own writings. The editorializing was hard to read at times, but I learned so much about Abe as a person, as a leader and so much about the time period/5.

Book, cloth binding with gold embossed lettering Poem "Lincoln, the Man of the People" first read by Markham at the Fourteenth Annual Lincoln Dinner of the Republican Club of the City of New York on Febru Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography Fish, D. Lincoln bibliography Copy 1: First impression, October, t.p.

versoPages:   Andy Ferguson, senior editor of The Weekly Standard and author of Land of Lincoln, recommends an out of print book, In the Footsteps of the Lincolns. The book's author, Ida. For this book, she traveled to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site, the National Museum of American History, the National Portrait Gallery, and the Lincoln Memorial.

Born and raised in the Land of Lincoln, Eileen and her husband now split their time between Illinois and : Charlesbridge.