Lincoln reads Riley's "Narrative"
aa any other In the English language. Then came the Life of Frauklln. Weems's Washington, Washington, and Riley's Narrative. Over the two former- former- the boy lingered with rapt delight. delight. He followed Washington and bravo Ben Franklin through their early trials and struggles, as well as through their Ister triumphs, and oven then. In the midst of his 'tramped surroundings, and In the face of the discouragements which beset him on every hand, his soul wan lifted tipward and noble aspirations which never afterward afterward forsook him grew up within him. and great thoughts stirred "his bosom-thoughts bosom-thoughts bosom-thoughts of emancipated nations, of the glorious principles which lie at the foundation foundation of human freedom, and of honorable honorable fame acquired by herow endeavors to anlasss aaa aieiala shsesi ass When