Abraham Lincoln Author:James Daugherty It was certain that out of the womb of American Democracy a man should come to the 19th century, the common normal type in full stature, of the casual humorous pioneer. He did not hail from the smug colonial strip, the eastern slopes; he had no credentials from the tidewater plantations; he was not the son of the New England Dynasty. — He came a... more »s an axeman from the cabins, a flatboatman out of the great central valley.
Abraham Lincoln--he who happened to be a little more than another
The average all-inclusive type of tolerant democratic man.« less