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Jacob A. Riis (1849–1914). Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen. 1904.

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to make me feel so. I have seen a good many Presidents come and go in this old house, and I liked them all. They were all good and kind; but I declare I feel as if I could go twice as far and twice as quick when he asks me to, and do it twice as gladly.”
  I guess he knows, too, how his Rough-Riders felt about their Colonel.