Henry F. Ashurst Quotes


Best Quotations by Henry F. Ashurst


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After obtaining copies of several speeches by Senator Roscoe Conkling a prominent 19th-century orator Ashurst developed his speaking range and ability by thundering the words of other to the plants and rocks of the surrounding countryside. S. Ashurst kept a journal from June 1910 to July 27 1937 which contains pen portraits of several fellow Senators.

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