Donald R. McClarey

Lincoln and Liberty Too

  The low clown out of the prairies, the ape-buffoon, The small-town lawyer, the crude small-time politician, State-character but comparative failure at forty In spite of ambition enough for twenty Caesars, Honesty rare as a man without self-pity, Kindness as

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Lincoln and Liberty Too

    The low clown out of the prairies, the ape-buffoon, The small-town lawyer, the crude small-time politician, State-character but comparative failure at forty In spite of ambition enough for twenty Caesars, Honesty rare as a man without self-pity, Kindness

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Rosin the Beau

Something for the weekend.  Rosin the Beau.  A traditional Irish folk song, it was popular among soldiers on both sides during the Civil War.  It gave the tune to the most stirring election song in American history: Lincoln and Liberty

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