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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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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of ..., Količina 5

George Bancroft - 1884
...and to a comrade in arms. On the morning of the twenty-second, as he ascended the gallows, he said: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." Th# provost-marshal destroyed his letters, as if grudging his friends a knowledge of the...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Količina 50

1885
...the martyr spy. On it is no inscription save the date of his birth and death, and his last memorable words, " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." The situation is one of great natural beauty. From the eminence on which the monument...
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Home Culture: A Self-instructor and Aid to Social Hours at Home, Comprising ...

Thomas Hunter - 1884 - 672 strani
...to revive concord and harmony in a distracted land 35. We have met the enemy, and they are ours. 36. I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. 37. I request you to witness to the world that I die like a brave man. 38. I know not what...
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The Two Spies: Nathan Hale and John André

Benson John Lossing - 1886 - 169 strani
...evidently sympathetic spectators, and with a calm, clear voice pronounced the last words uttered by him : " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country ! " * The place of Hale's execution has been a subject of conjecture. Some have supposed...
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The New Fourth Reader

Richard Gilmour - 1885 - 286 strani
...disgraceful death, Hale bore himself with manly dignity. When asked for a dying confession, he replied, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country!" and with these heroic words on his lips he passed into eternity. 15. Thus died a pure,...
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The Two Spies: Nathan Hale and John André

Benson John Lossing - 1886 - 166 strani
...evidently sympathetic spectators, and with a calm, clear voice pronounced the last words uttered by him : " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country ! " * The place of Hale's execution has been a subject of conjecture. Some have supposed...
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Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana: A Dictionary of Arts ..., Količina 3

1886
...be hanged as a spy the next morning. His execution took place Sept. 22, 1776, his last words being, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." His Life, was published by IW Stuart (Hartford" 1856). "HALE. NATHAN (1784-1863), an American...
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Queries: Devoted to Literature, Art, Science, Education, Količina 2

1886
...declared in the House of Commons that "Americans can not fight?" 33. Who was executed in 1776 exclaiming, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country ? ' ' 34. The wife of what general set fire to his wheat fields to prevent their falling...
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Public Opinion, Količina 25

1898
...said. " Sir, I would prefer to be right than to be president." The last words of Nathan Hale were, " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." William Penn coined the phrase. " I prefer the honestly simple to the ingeniously wicked."...
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A Visit to the States: A Reprint of Letters from the Special ..., Količina 2

1888 - 284 strani
...designed that the almost living figure with its outstretched hands seems to actually speak hismemorable words, — "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." The old battered and weather-worn gravestone that originally covered Putnam's grave is...
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