Washington and His Generals: Or, Legends of the Revolution

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T.B. Peterson, 1847 - 514 strán (strany)
 

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Strana 465 - lands, shows the insignificance of a British government, and fully proves that nothing but continental authority can regulate continental matters." One passage more, in order to prove the puerility of the work : " We have it in our power to begin the world over again. A situation, similar to the present, hath not happened since the
Strana 464 - around the globe. Asia, and Africa, have long expelled her. Europe regards her like a stranger, and England hath given her warning to depart. O! receive the fugitive, and prepare in time an asylum for mankind." This rude author of Common Sense had some idea of our resources,;
Strana xxi - unseen Power Floats, though unseen, among us ; visiting • This various world with as inconstant wing As summer winds that creep from flower to flower; Like moon-beams that behind some piney mountain shower, It visits with inconstant glance Each human heart and countenance ; Like hues and harmonies of evening,
Strana 440 - Woman, why weepest thou ?" She, supposing him to be the gardener, said unto him, " Sir, if thou hast borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away." Jesus saith unto her, " Mary .'" She turned herself and said unto him,
Strana 440 - him, and I will take him away." Jesus saith unto her, " Mary .'" She turned herself and said unto him, " Master !" This is all the gospel says of the matter, but is not this one line full of eternal beauty : " Jesus saith unto her, ' Mary !' " No long explanations, no elaborate phrase, no attempt to awe or surprise ; but one simple word, that word
Strana 76 - air : Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord, for they rest from their labors, and their works do follow them. For they did die in the Lord, my brethren. Fighting in the holiest cause,
Strana 469 - to impress them, command my best exertions with freedom, as they will be rendered cheerfully by one, who entertains a lively sense of the importance of your works, and who, with much pleasure, subscribes himself, Your sincere friend, G. WASHINGTON. If it were possible at this late day, to recover the skeletons of Judas
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Strana 464 - but from the cruelty of the monster; and it is so far true of England, that the same tyranny which drove the first emigrants from home, pursues their descendants still." Speaking to those persons who still advocated a reconciliation with England: " But if you say, you can still pass the violations over, then I ask, hath your house been burnt? Hath your

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