Edwin McMasters Stanton: The Autocrat of Rebellion, Emancipation, and Reconstruction (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Edwin McMasters Stanton: The Autocrat of Rebellion, Emancipation, and Reconstruction

An adequate picture of the mountain never comes from one of its own dwellers. His vision is so thoroughly cut Off by the great crags and crevices among which he is hidden that he is unable to measure the height to which its icy peak shoots into the clouds, or the extent to which its broadening base stretches down to the sea. He cannot consider truly how far its jagged shoulders overtop or are ?anked and supported by the surrounding hills, nor point out how its everlasting walls cause rivers to shift their courses to the ocean and, by changing the pathway of advancing storms, create alternate droughts and ?oods in the wide plains below.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Frank Abial Flower

Hardback

Published Date - August 30 2019

ISBN - 9780331899528

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.4 cm

Page Count - 571

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