The election over, Mr. Lincoln was sorely beset by office-seekers.
Tell all the office-seekers to come and see me, for now I have something that I can give them.
No office-seekers were about 'the presence' that day—there was no delay in getting an audience.
I refer to the siege of the cabinet-makers and office-seekers.
The office-seekers, being compelled to accept this fib, ...