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Picked up after reading several accounts of the Revolutionary War in South Carolina. Principal author and first person voice is Peter Horry, a colonel in Marion’s “regiment” (although nominally a ... Baca ulasan lengkap
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Halaman 249 - Here will I hold. If there's a power above us — And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works — He must delight in virtue; And that which He delights in must be happy.
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Halaman 175 - Doth Job fear God for nought? Hast not thou made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side ? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land. But put forth thy hand now, and touch all that he hath, and he will curse thee to thy face.
Halaman 156 - I look forward to the long, long ages of posterity. I glory in the thought that I am fighting their battles. The children of distant generations may never hear my name; but still it gladdens my heart to think that I am now contending for their freedom, with all its countless blessings.
Halaman 155 - Heavens !" rejoined the officer, " but probably what you lose in meal you make up in malt — though stinted in provisions, you draw noble pay." " Not a cent, sir," said Marion,
Halaman 251 - My dear, weep not for me, I am not afraid to die; for, thank God, I can lay my hand on my heart and say, that since I came to man's estate, I have never intentionally done wrong to any.
Halaman 2 - An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, " An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies during the times therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Halaman 107 - After looking on it awhile, with a countenance marked with thought, he breathed a deep sigh and exclaimed, " so there lies the brave De Kalb; the generous stranger who came from a distant land to fight our battles, and to water with his blood the tree of liberty. Would to God he had lived with us to share its fruits.
Halaman 155 - ... sowing my fields, and reaping the golden grain : and seeing millions of brothers all around me, equally free and happy as myself. This, sir, is what I long for.