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Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 2 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 0 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 2 0 Browse Search
John Jay Chapman, William Lloyd Garrison 2 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 10, 1863., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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hal age, for he was born in 1787, or, as some think, on the 4th of July, 1776. The truth is, he never had a sound constitution. There were inherent elements of weakness and conflict in it. The Doctors, who met in 1787 to assist at his birth, saw this, and proposed various remedies to counteract the seeds of premature death. Some thought that he would die of plethora, others of inanition. The first recommended abstinence, a mild diet, and rigid adherence to a prescribed regimen. One Dr. Patrick Henry predicted that he would be very greedy, absorbing and consuming the substance of the land. Uncle Sam had a very large family of children, but it must be confessed that he was neither a judicious nor an impartial father. As a patriarch or head of a family, he used but little system. Sometimes he was too strict, at others, too lenient — to some he was lavish, to others niggardly; in short, too frequently he showed himself a step-father, rather than a natural father — consequently his