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" I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicketgate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to valor or possess ourselves of this fortress in a few minutes ; and inasmuch as it is a desperate attempt which... "
Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake ... - Page 28
by James Nelson - 2006 - 416 pages
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A narrative of Col. Ethan Allen's captivity: from the time of his being ...

Ethan Allen - United States - 1807 - 158 pages
...us. I now propose to advance before you, and, in person, conduct you through the wicket-gate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to valor, or possess ourselves of this fortress hi a few minutes ; and, inasmuch as it is a desperate attempt, which none but the bravest of men dare...
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American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ...

Presidents - 1825 - 424 pages
...before us. I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to...undertake, I do not urge it on any contrary to his will. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock." " The men being at this time drawn up in...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives, Characters, and Anecdotes ...

Roberts & Burr - United States - 1825 - 184 pages
...before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning eitherquit our pretensions to valor, or possess ourselves of...undertake, I do not urge it on any contrary to his will. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock." " The men being at this time drawn up in...
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American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ...

Presidents - 1825 - 424 pages
...before U3. I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to...which none but the bravest of men dare undertake, 1 do not urge it on any contrary to his will. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock."...
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Interesting Events in the History of the United States: Being a Selection of ...

John Warner Barber - United States - 1828 - 220 pages
...before us. I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to...which none but the bravest of men dare undertake, ! do not urge it on any contrary to his will. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock."...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives and Characters of the ...

United States - 1831 - 615 pages
...before us. I now propose to advance before you, and, in person, conduct you through the wicket gate; for we must, this morning, either quit our pretensions...undertake, I do not urge it on any contrary to his will.. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock.' " The men being at this time drawn up in...
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Shores of Vespucci: or, Romance without fiction

Marshall Tufts - Fur trade - 1833 - 240 pages
...the garrison now before us. I now propose to advance, and conduct you through the wicket gate; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to...possess ourselves of this fortress in a few minutes. And as it is a desperate attempt, which none but the bravest of men dare undertake, I do not urge it upon...
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Memoir of Col. Ethan Allen ...

Hugh Moore, Ethan Allen - Biography & Autobiography - 1834 - 252 pages
...us. I now propose to advance before you ; and, in person, conduct you through the wicketgate ; for we must, this morning, either quit our pretensions...none but the bravest of men dare undertake, I do not uage it on any one contrary to his will. You that will undertake, voluntarily, poise your firelocks...
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Memoir of Col. Ethan Allen ...

Hugh Moore, Ethan Allen - 1834 - 252 pages
...before you; and, in person, conduct you through the wicketgate ; for we must, this morning, either quh our pretensions to valor, or possess ourselves of...bravest of men dare undertake, I do not urge it on any one contrary to his will. You that will undertake, voluntarily, poise your firelocks.''1 As might be...
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History of the New Netherlands, Province of New York, and State of ..., Volume 2

William Dunlap, Adriaen van der Donck - New York (State) - 1840
...conduct you through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretentions to valour, or possess ourselves of this fortress in a few minutes...bravest of men dare undertake, I do not urge it on contrary to his will. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock." " The men being at...
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