The Cymry of '76, Or, Welshmen and Their Descendants of the American Revolution: An Address with an Appendix, Containing Notes, Sketches, and Nomenclature of the Cymbri

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Sheldon, Lamport & Company, 1855 - 132 strani
 

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Stran 29 - As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country.
Stran 14 - HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA: because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered.
Stran 78 - Where is your Good Old Cause ? " He, with a cheerful smile, clapt his hand on his breast, and said, " Here it is, and I am going to seal it with my blood.
Stran 47 - Do thy diligence to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.
Stran 21 - And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest this same warrio-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet.
Stran 79 - When Mr. Cook was cut down and brought to be quartered, one they called Colonel Turner calling to the Sheriff's men to bring Mr. Peters near, that he might see it; and by and by the Hangman came to him all besmeared in blood, and rubbing his bloody hands together, he tauntingly asked, Come, how do you like this, Mr. Peters ? How do you like this work?
Stran 21 - DEAR GENERAL,— The fort and garrison, with Colonel Johnston, are ours. Our officers and men behaved like men who are determined to be free.
Stran 62 - Therefore, at present, let it suffice to bring to your remembrance some necessary truths. " It is our common faith and a very just one too, that all events on earth are under the notice of that God in whom we live, move, and have our being ; therefore we must believe that, in this important struggle with the worst of enemies, he has assigned us our post here at Ticonderoga. Our situation is such that, if properly defended, we shall give our enemies a fatal blow, and in great measure prove the means...
Stran 73 - THOMAS. patrimony. His establishment and hospitality were in every respect suitable to his immense wealth, and displayed the magnificence of a prince, rather than that of a private gentleman. He acquired unbounded popularity, and by degrees very formidable power, by re-establishing the games and institutions of his country on different parts of his estates in Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire, and by training the young men to the use of all kinds of arms, under the guise of sham fights and military...
Stran 69 - Fill the HIRLAS HORN, my boy, Nor let the tuneful lips be dry, That warble Owen's praise : Whose walls with warlike spoils are hung, And open wide his gates are flung In Cambria's peaceful days.

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