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" I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country... "
Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake ... - Stran 76
avtor: James L. Nelson - 2006 - 416 strani
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The Story of Bacchus: And Centennial Souvenir

Brigham Payne - 1876 - 111 strani
...Nathan Hale, the " Martyr Spy," the immortal words of whose dying message to his compatriots — " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country," — were the conception of the purest patriotism and sublimest devotion to country which...
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The Ministers of Connecticut in the Revolution: The Report of the Committee ...

General Association of Connecticut. Committee on the Ministers of Connecticut in the Revolution - 1877 - 144 strani
...martyr, who in standing face to face with death, could exclaim in the devotion of his patriotism, " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." Besides these greater lights, there were lesser lights scattered throughout the whole...
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Centennial Papers

Congregational Churches in Connecticut. General Conference - 1877 - 214 strani
...martyr, who in standing face to face with death, could exclaim in the devotion of his patriotism, " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." Besides these greater lights, there were lesser lights scattered throughout the whole...
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Our Country

Benson J. Lossing - 1877
...multitude of spectators of the scene. Hale met death with firmness. With unfaltering voice he said : " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." These were the last words uttered by the young patriot, then only a little more than twenty-one...
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Annals of North America: Being a Concise Account of the Important Events in ...

Edward Howland - 1877 - 810 strani
...apprehended and taken before Howe, who ordered him hanged the next morning. His last saying was, " I only regret that I have but one. life to lose for my country." 1776, SEPTEMBER 28. — The convention called in Pennsylvania met in Philadelphia, and...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of ..., Količina 5

George Bancroft - 1878
...comrade in arms. On the morning of the Sept. 22 twenty-second, as he ascended the gallows, he said : "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." The provost-marshal destroyed his letters, as if grudging his friends a knowledge of the...
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A Popular School History of the United States: In which are Inserted as Part ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1879 - 353 strani
...moment when the tightening cord was to crush the life from his young body forever, Hale exclaimed : ' I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.' " 47. A deep gloom at this time pervaded all classes of the Americans. " Thus far their...
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A History of New England: Containing Historical and Descriptive Sketches of ...

R. H. Howard, Henry E. Crocker - 1879
...story of his brutal execution, denied both a Bible and clergy, and of these memorable words of his, " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country," has enrolled his name among heroes as the young martyr of the American Revolution. In...
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Golden Book of Choice Reading: Supplementary to Second Reader

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 185 strani
...the place of execution, and with his last breath spoke these words — words that will never die : " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." The Romans had a saying : " It is sweet to die for one's native land." But the speech...
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A Grammar School History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1881
...enemy, and, on the following morning (Sep. 22, 1776), was hung as a spy, saying, with his last breath : "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." 87. In what respects do the case» of Hale and Arnold differ f 93,94 88. Give a sketch...
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