James K. Polk Quote

When I observed a strong man approaching I generally took advantage of him by being a little quicker than he was and seizing him by the tip of the fingers, giving him a hearty shake, and thus preventing him from getting a full grip upon me.


The Diary of James K. Polk During His Presidency, 1845 to 1849 (ed. 1910)

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When I observed a strong man approaching I generally took advantage of him by being a little quicker than he was and seizing him by the tip of the...

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When I observed a strong man approaching I generally took advantage of him by being a little quicker than he was and seizing him by the tip of the...

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When I observed a strong man approaching I generally took advantage of him by being a little quicker than he was and seizing him by the tip of the...

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When I observed a strong man approaching I generally took advantage of him by being a little quicker than he was and seizing him by the tip of the...