The Life of John Paterson: Major General in the Revolutionary Army

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1894 - 293 halaman

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Halaman 271 - Be proud! for she is saved, and all have helped to save her! She that lifts up the manhood of the poor, She of the open soul and open door, With room about her hearth for all mankind!
Halaman 236 - Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form...
Halaman 93 - If I were an American as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms — never, never, never!
Halaman 236 - Mind the Mortality of my Body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will...
Halaman 236 - God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried In decent christian burial at the discretion of my executors. Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God.
Halaman 271 - From her bold front the helm she doth unbind, Sends all her handmaid armies back to spin, And bids her navies, that so lately hurled Their crashing battle, hold their thunders in, Swimming like birds of calm along the unharmful shore.
Halaman 137 - For, happy, thrice happy, shall they be pronounced hereafter, who have contributed anything, who have performed the meanest office, in erecting this stupendous fabric of freedom and empire on the broad basis of independency ; who have assisted in protecting the rights of human nature, and establishing an asylum for the poor and oppressed of all nations and religions.
Halaman 162 - The people have a right, in an orderly and peaceable manner, to assemble to consult upon the common good ; give instructions to their representatives ; and to request of the legislative body, by the way of addresses, petitions' or remonstrances, redress of the wrongs done them, and of the grievances they suffer.
Halaman 131 - Our distresses are now brought to a point We have borne all that men can bear, — our property is expended, our private resources are at an end, and our friends are wearied and disgusted with our incessant applications.
Halaman 110 - The hand of Providence has been so conspicuous in all this, that he must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith, and more than wicked, that has not gratitude enough to acknowledge his obligations.

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