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Some books that have been prohibited by prisons: -"Where’s Waldo?" -"Ulysses" -"The New Jim Crow" -a book of lunar maps -"Freakonomics" -manuals for Dungeons & Dragons -Barack Obama’s "Dreams From My Father" and "The Audacity of Hope"

Some books that have been prohibited by prisons: -"Where’s Waldo?" -"Ulysses" -"The New Jim Crow" -a book of lunar maps -"Freakonomics" -manuals for Dungeons & Dragons -Barack Obama’s "Dreams From My Father" and "The Audacity of Hope"

I wrote my college thesis on Ulysses, but I could not make sense of most of this.

The 2003 ornament honors Ulysses'>President Ulysses S. Grant and his family. Inspired by a Victorian illustration of a child’s joy at Christmas, this hand-painted porcelain figure is surrounded by a wreath of toys available during the Grant era (1869-77).

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unite in the homage and praise due to the bountiful Father of All Mercies and in fervent prayer for the continuance of the manifold blessings He has vouchsafed to us as a people. — Ulysses S. Grant #Thanksgiving  #gratitude 

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I’m getting cocky!! I’m only four books away from my 60-books-read-in-2019 goal, so I’m going BIG with the “American Ulysses.” 1,000+ pages that is mostly one sentence 😳anyone read it? On page 200 and actually loving…

When president Ulysses S. Grant designated the area the country’s first park in 1872, Yellowstone took hold in the modern imagination as the quintessential portrait of the American West—and it has largely remained that way.

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CORRECTION: An earlier tweet misidentified the general President Trump described as "incredible" at a rally in Ohio. It was Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, not Gen. Robert E. Lee. An attached video clip lacked the full context for Trump's remark. Here is the full clip.

NBC News has totally and purposely changed the point and meaning of my story about General Robert E Lee and General UlyssesGrant. Was actually a shoutout to warrior Grant and the great state in which he was born. As usual, dishonest reporting. Even mainstream media embarrassed!

Buttigieg on how running for president is more like Ulysses than Finnegan's Wake:

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In the early 1980s, while I travelled around Europe and north Africa, I read Ulysses. It was the perfect company on the train journeys, which were endless. For #Bloomsday , a celebration of James Joyce's life, the @guardian  interviewed me about Ulysses...

why don’t the female candidates do more things that are fun and relatable like *squints at writing on hand* reading Ulysses? this can’t be right hang on

If you've been seeing a lot about what President Trump said about the Civil War, and Robert E. Lee, and Ulysses S. Grant, you might not have seen the entire passage. So here it is:

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CORRECTION: An earlier tweet misidentified the general President Trump described as "incredible" at a rally in Ohio. It was Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, not Gen. Robert E. Lee. An attached video clip lacked the full context for Trump's remark. Here is the full clip.

Ulysses Grant was a great general who, alongside Abraham Lincoln, fought the evil of slavery and fought to reunite his broken country:

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For me, Robert E. Lee is more of a tragic figure--as Ulysses Grant said of him: Never did a better man fight so valiantly for a worse cause

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