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Quotation by Abraham Lincoln
Gen. Schurz thinks I was a little cross in my late note to you. If I was, I ask pardon. If I do get up a little temper I have no sufficient time to keep it up.
Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), U.S. president. letter to Franz Sigel, Feb. 5, 1863. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 6, p. 93, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).
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