A. Lincoln: Greatest non-fiction English prose writer of the 19th century

14 Oct

The New York Sun: How Lincoln Emerged in the Stratosphere of Greatness:

Throughout, though Lincoln supported and ordered the total war of his commanders against the South, as the only way to break its rebel spirit, he addressed the war with steady firmness and even a conciliatory spirit, and with such eloquence that he was probably rivalled, if at all, only by Cardinal Newman, as the greatest non-fiction English prose writer of the 19th century.

And vampire hunter.

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