Marse Henry: An Autobiography - Vol. 2

Marse Henry: An Autobiography - Vol. 2

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Marse Henry: An Autobiography - Vol. 2

Marse Henry: An Autobiography - Vol. 2

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CHARLES EAMES AND CHARLES SUMNER--SCHURZ AND LAMAR--I GO TO CONGRESS--A HEROIC KENTUCKIAN--STEPHEN FOSTER AND HIS SONGS --MUSIC AND THEODORE THOMAS

SWIFT'S definition of "conversation" did not preside over or direct the daily intercourse between Charles Sumner, Charles Eames and Robert J. Walker in the old days in the National Capital. They did not converse. They discoursed. They talked sententiously in portentous essays and learned dissertations. I used to think it great, though I nursed no little dislike of Summer.

Charles Eames was at the outset of his career a ne'er-do-well New Englander--a Yankee Jack- of-all-trades--kept at the front by an exceedingly . . .

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