Best Lincoln Stories Tersely Told
by J. E. Gallaher
Pub. in 1898

 

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During the war an Austrian count applied to President Lincoln for a position in the army. He was introduced by the Austrian Minister, but as if fearing that his importance might not be duly appreciated, he proceeded to explain his nobility and high standing. With a merry twinkle in his eye, Mr. Lincoln laid his hand on the countís shoulder and said:

"Never mind; you shall be treated with just as much consideration for all that."

 

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