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" 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 in a few minutes, and inasmuch as it is a desperate attempt, which... "
American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ... - Page 135
1825 - 424 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
...orders to me, from the General Assembly of Connecticut, to surprise and take the garrison now 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 valor, or possess ourselves of...
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The Rural Magazine and Farmer's Monthly Museum, Volume 1

Samuel Putnam Waldo - Agriculture - 1819
...number of years a scourge to arbitrary power, and famed for their valour, and concluded with saying, " I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate, and you that will go with me voluntarily in this desperate attempt, poize your firelocks." At the head...
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The Biography of the Principal American Military and Naval Heroes ..., Volume 1

Thomas Wilson - United States - 1821
...commander now addressed his men in the most flattering and inspiring language, and concluded by saying, " 1 now propose to advance before you, and in person, conduct you through the wicket gate, and you that will go with me voluntarily in this desperate attempt, poise your firelocks." At the head...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary; Or, Remembrancer of the Departed ...

Thomas Jones Rogers - United States - 1823 - 352 pages
...number of years, a scourge to arbitrary power, and famed for their valor; and concluded with saying, "I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate, and you that will go with me voluntarily in this desperate attempt, poise your firelocks. " At the...
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Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events ...

Jedidiah Morse - United States - 1824 - 450 pages
...orders to me from the general assembly of Connecticut, to surprise and take the garrison now before us. I now propose to advance before you, and in person...which none but the bravest of men dare undertake, I 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, Characters, and Anecdotes ...

Roberts & Burr - United States - 1825 - 184 pages
...to me from the general assembly of Connecticut, to surprise and take the garrison now before us. 1 now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct...through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning eitherquit our pretensions to valor, or possess ourselves of this fortress in a few minutes ; and inasmuch...
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The Biography of the American Military and Naval Heroes, of the ...

United States - 1826
...commander now addressed his men in the most flattering and inspiring language, and concluded by saying, " I now propose to advance before you, and in person, conduct you through the wicket gate, and you that will go with me voluntarily in this desperate attempt, poise your fire. locks." At the...
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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
...orders to me from tBr general assembly of Connecticut, to surprise and take the garrison now before us. I now propose to advance before you, and in person...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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The New England gazetteer: containing descriptions of all the states ...

John Hayward - New England - 1829
...number of years a scourge to arbitrary power, and famed for their Valor, and concluded with saying, ' I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate; and you, who will go with me voluntarily in this desperate attempt, poise your firelocks.' At the head...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives and Characters of the ...

United States - 1831 - 615 pages
...orders to me from the general assembly of Connecticut, to surprise and take the garrison now before us. I now propose to advance before you, and, in person,...which none but the bravest of men dare undertake, I do not urge it on any contrary to his will.. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock.'...
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