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Edmund Morris
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"The force of Roosevelt's utterance has the effect of burying his remarks, like shrapnel, in the memory of the listener," p. 22.

"Teedie thus, at a very early age, acquired a love for legend and anecdote, and inherited a nostalgia for a way of life he had never known," p. 43.

"The boy's only sign of physical development, as his twelfth birthday approached, was a rapid increase in height unaccompanied by any muscular filling out. His resemblance to a stork was accentuated by a habit of reading on one leg, while supporting a book on the jibbed thigh of the other," p. 60.

"'Theodore,' the big man said, eschewing boyish nicknames, 'you have the mind but you have not the body, and without the help of the body the mind cannot go as far as it should. You must make your body,'" p. 60.

"'You need not be anxious about...

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