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Страница 82 - These are the times that try men's souls : The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it Now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.
Страница 58 - No man I believe ever had a greater choice of evils and less means to extricate himself from them. However, under a full persuasion of the justice of our cause, I cannot entertain an idea that it will finally sink, though it may remain for some time under a cloud.
Страница 177 - And the messenger that was gone to call Micaiah spake unto him, saying, Behold now, the words of the prophets declare good unto the king with one mouth : let thy word, I pray thee, be like the word of one of them, and speak that which is good. 14 And Micaiah said, As the Lord liveth, what the Lord saith unto me, that will I speak.
Страница 12 - I am wearied almost to death with the retrograde motion of things, and I solemnly protest, that a pecuniary reward of twenty thousand pounds a year would not induce me to undergo what I do; and after all, perhaps^ to lose my character, as it is impossible, under such a variety of distressing circumstances, to conduct matters agreeably to public expectation...
Страница 4 - I am therefore inclined to think, that it will not be prudent to hazard the men and stores at Mount Washington ; but, as you are on the spot, I leave it to you to give such orders, as to evacuating Mount Washington, as you may judge best, and so far revoking the order given to Colonel Magaw to defend it to the last.
Страница 144 - Congress; to appoint officers for the said battalions of infantry; to raise, officer, and equip three thousand light-horse, three regiments of artillery, and a corps of engineers, and to establish their pay; to apply to any of the States for such aid of the militia as he shall judge necessary ; to form such magazines of provisions, and in such places, as he shall think proper; to displace and appoint all officers under the rank of...
Страница 237 - All the brethren of the poor do hate him; how much more do his friends go far from, him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
Страница 231 - From this pleasing subject he, I know not how or why, made a sudden transition to one upon which he was a violent aggressor; for he said, " I am willing to love all mankind, except an American ;" and his inflammable corruption bursting into horrid fire, he " breathed out threatenings and slaughter;" calling them " rascals, robbers, pirates," and exclaiming, he'd