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e to be about," replied Mr. Lincoln, very soberly; and then turning to the Mayor, finished the remark by saying, "that fellow is from the country, and meant to be polite." "This is my husband," said a lady to Mr. Lincoln; "you must shake hands with him, for he is a member of the Illinois Legislature." "He might come from a worse State," replied Mr. Lincoln, taking the Illinois legislator by the hand, "but he could not have a better half." "Here is a man," said the Mayor, as a Mr. Cohen, from South Carolina advanced, "who is rather out of your bailiwick." "Here is my hand," Mr. Lincoln remarked, "we will shake hands for the Union." "You must let me shake hands with you, because I am as tall as you are," said a tall, gentlemanly-looking man. "I don't know about your being as tall," replied 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 t