Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Lincoln” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: February 23, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...lied Mr. Lincoln, "let us measure."
Mr. Lincoln wheeled his back about, and the two stood back to back.
"You are an inch the tallest," exclaimed the Mayor.
"I thought so," responded Mr. Lincoln ; "I'm hard to beat."
"God bless you," said a gentleman of melodramatic look and dress, "the flag of the country is looking at you."
"Hope it won't lose any of its eyes," rejoined Mr. Linc...
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