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hould support for the United States Senate, Mr. Lincoln being the choice of the Republicans, a new support by the magnetism of his personality. Lincoln did not seem to have any magnetism, though of the many questions involved, he replied to Mr. Lincoln's charges in these words: I did not answer nd such infamy. I had too much respect for Mr. Lincoln to suppose he was serious in making the chtical demonstrations and talk politics. Mr. Lincoln spoke in the evening to a large crowd who r: A living dog is better than a dead lion. Mr. Lincoln had referred to Douglas as a caged, toothle very large. Douglas spoke there one day and Lincoln the next. Lincoln began his speech by sayingLincoln began his speech by saying he had borrowed a clean shirt in which to appear, as he had filled his carpetbag with documents, m carriage escorted by hundreds on horseback-Mr. Lincoln coming by train from the neighboring town ogoing over all the issues of the campaign. Mr. Lincoln's speech followed, in which he came back at[28 more...]
ing. While the legislature was Democratic, Mr. Lincoln having carried the State by the popular votas evident to the most stupid observer that Mr. Lincoln had made a national reputation during the cs, as beyond all doubt the fame acquired by Mr. Lincoln as the nominee of the Republican party for or secession and even for the resistance of Mr. Lincoln's inauguration. As Douglas talked the matte said he would do all in his power to give Mr. Lincoln a hearty welcome to Washington and insure hllinois delegation to pay their respects to Mr. Lincoln as soon as he arrived. He shared the deep able. We remember perfectly the arrival of Mr. Lincoln in Washington, and the relief it was to knoto the Capitol. I can remember exactly how Mr. Lincoln looked as he sat beside Senator John P. Halll the fearful consequences that followed. Mr. Lincoln, with the deepest anxiety depicted on his fyond expression. Having no alternative, Mr. Lincoln made the call for seventy-five thousand men[8 more...]