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Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

By: Thomas Urquhart

...with care, and taken from the most authentic sources; from statues, busts, medals, even stained glass, for the per- sons of most distinction, from ear... ...t day being thus spent, and the bells put up again in their own place, the citizens of Paris, in acknowledgment of this courtesy, offered to maintain ... ... purpose. Wherefore, conde- scending heartily to the humble request of the citizens and inhabitants of the said town, he determined to remove it to th... ...ere, said he, the walls of the city! in showing them the inhabit- ants and citizens thereof, so strong, so well armed, and so expert in military disci... ...s who in the chamber of lots are said to rule, sit in judgment, and bear a presidential sway? Neither him nor them, answered Pantagruel; only open up ... ...make it sound several times upon the stall of the cook’s shop. Then with a presidential majesty holding his bauble sceptre-like in his hand, muffling ... ... upon the manner of obviat- ing a so dreadful danger, Jove, sitting in his presidential throne, asked the votes of all the other gods, which, after a ... ...o his cap, said to one of his comrades, Prithee, look, is there not a fine medal of a cuck- old? Panurge, by reason of his spectacles, as you may well...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...l- unteers, that I can think of. Of the graduates from West Point, all had citizenship elsewhere at the breaking out of the rebellion, except possibly... ... twenty-five miles away, vis- iting the planters on the Red River, and the citizens of Natchitoches and Grand Ecore. There was much pleasant intercour... ... if not the very last, of the obnox- ious imposts to be repealed. Now, the citizens are allowed to cultivate any crops the soil will yield. T obacco i... ...hile a citizen of Missouri, my first opportunity for cast- ing a vote at a Presidential election occurred. I had been in the army from before attainin... ...exation of Texas, “the inevitable conflict” commenced. As the time for the Presidential election of 1856—the first at which I had the opportunity of v... ...opes that the four years which had elapsed since the first nomination of a Presidential candidate by a party distinctly opposed to slavery extension, ... ...im a vote of thanks for the victories at Chattanooga, and voted him a gold medal for Vicksburg and Chattanooga. All such things are now in the possess...

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