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The Life of John Paterson: Major-general in the Revolutionary Army
Vista completa - 1898
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Página 226 - men once to Die: Do Make and ordain this my last Will and Testament—that is to say Principally and first of all I give and Recommend my Soul into the hands of God who gave it, hoping for the pardon of all my Sins and
Página 158 - the Bill of Rights, which provides " that the people have a right in an orderly and peaceable manner to assemble to consult upon the common good, give instructions to their representatives, and to request of the legislative body, by way of addresses,
Página 91 - If I were an American as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country I never would lay down my arms—never, never, never,
Página 226 - the Same again by the Mighty power of God. —And as Touching Such worldly goods and Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give and Dispose of the Same in the following
Página 263 - hold their thunders in; No challenge sends she to the elder world That looked askance and hated: a light scorn Plays o'er her mouth, as round her mighty knees She calls her children back, and waits the morn Of nobler day, enthroned between her subject seas.
Página 143 - from the citizens of America, possess high veneration for the character of that illustrious Roman, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus, and being resolved to follow his example by returning to their citizenship, they think they may well denominate themselves the Society of the Cincinnati.
Página 133 - Happy, thrice happy, shall they be pronounced hereafter who have contributed anything, who have performed the meanest office in erecting this stupendous fabric of freedom and empire on the broad basis of independency, who have assisted in protecting the rights of human nature and
Página 226 - Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give and Dispose of the Same in the following maner and form
Página 226 - Redeemer, And my Body I Commit to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian Burial, at the Discretion of my Executor hereafter Mentioned, nothing Doubting but at the