Life of George Washington, Količina 1
J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1873
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Stran 147 - I fortunately escaped without any wound; for the right wing, where I stood, was exposed to, and received, all the enemy's fire ; and it was the part where the man was killed and the rest wounded. I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound" This rodomontade, as Horace Walpole terms it reached the ears of George II.
Stran 229 - 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 360 - Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Stran 179 - These savages may indeed be a formidable enemy to your raw American militia ; but upon the King's regular and disciplined troops, Sir, it is impossible they should make any impression.
Stran 179 - Having before revolved in my mind the long line his army must make in their march by a very narrow road, to be cut for them...
Stran 406 - I have in my hand a paper published by order of your house, conceived in such terms as reflect highly upon his majesty and the parliament of Great Britain, which makes it necessary for me to dissolve you, and you are dissolved accordingly.
Stran 424 - Britain will, on a revision of them, restore us to that state in which both countries found happiness and prosperity, we have for the present only resolved to pursue the following peaceable measures : 1st.
Stran 406 - Raleigh tavern, and passed resolutions, denouncing the Boston port bill as a most dangerous attempt to destroy the constitutional liberty and rights of all North America; recommending their countrymen to desist from the use, not merely of tea, but of all kinds of East Indian commodities ; pronouncing an attack on one of the colonies, to enforce arbitrary taxes, an attack on all ; and ordering the committee of correspondence to communicate with the other corresponding committees, on the expediency...
Stran 163 - ... a very Iroquois in disposition. He had a sister, who, having gamed away all her little fortune at Bath, hanged herself with a truly English deliberation, leaving a note on the table with these lines: 'To die is landing on some silent shore,' &c. When Braddock was told of it, he only said: 'Poor Fanny! I always thought she would play till she would be forced to tuck herself up.