Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Lincoln” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: February 23, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
... 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. Lincoln .
"Here is a tall fellow, I guess, will take me down," said the Mayor to Mr. Lincoln, as a very tall man advanced.
"Stranger, what is your height?" asked Mr. Lincoln.
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