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Cole Thornton: Just a minute, son.
Mississippi: I am not your son. My name is Alan Bourdillon Traherne.
Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.
He makes his home where the living is best.
Indiana was really, I suppose, a Democratic State. It has always been put down in the book as a state that might be carried by a c ...
The office of the Vice-President is a greater honor than I ever dreamed of attaining.
Madam, I may be President of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damn business.
Honors to me now are not what they once were.
What a pleasant lot of fellows they are. What a pity they have so little sense about politics. If they lived North the last one of ...
Men may die, but the fabric of our free institutions remains unshaken.
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