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" He kept his ground for a moment, till his lieutenant and men were by his side, and the warriors had begun to recoil under their desperate onset. He then called to his lieutenant to extract the arrow, after he had tried in vain to do it himself. The officer... "
Texas Almanac & State Industrial Guide - Page 122
1857
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Sam Houston and His Republic

Charles Edwards Lester - Texas - 1846 - 208 pages
...unsuccessful attempts and failed — "Try again," said Hquston, the sword with which he was still keeping the command raised over his head, " and if you fail this time I will smite you to the earth." With a desperate effort he drew forth the arrow, tearing the flesh as it came. A stream of blood rushed...
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American Review : a Whig Journal of Politics, Literature, Art and ..., Volume 5

Philosophy - 1847
...attempts and failed. ' Try again,' said Houston, the sword with which he was still keeping the comma. ,d raised over his head. ' and if you fail this time I will smite you to the earth.' With a desperate effort he drew forth the arrow, 580 Sám Houston and hit Republic. 581 tearing the flesh...
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The Life of Sam Houston: (The Only Authentic Memoir of Him Ever Published)

Charles Edwards Lester - Statesmen - 1855 - 402 pages
...to his lieutenant to extract the 32 ONE THOUSAND CREEK WARRIORS. arrow, after he had tried in vain to do it himself. The officer made two unsuccessful...fail this time, I will smite you to the earth." With a desperate effort ke drew forth the arrow, tearing the flesh as it came. A stream of blood rushed...
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The Life of Sam Houston

Sam houston - 1855
...it himself. The officer made two unsuccessful attempts, and failed. " Try again," said Houston—the sword with which he was still keeping command raised...you fail this time, I will smite you to the earth. 77 With a desperate effort he drew forth the arrow, tearing the flesh as it came. A stream of blood...
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The Life of Sam Houston: The hunter, patriot, and statesman of Texas

Charles Edwards Lester - Texas - 1860 - 402 pages
...desperate onset. He then called to his lieutenant to extract the V. arrow, after he had tried in vain to do it himself. The officer made two unsuccessful...fail this time, I will smite you to the earth." With a desperate effort he drew forth the arrow, tearing the flesh as it came. A stream of blood rushed...
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Life of Andrew Jackson, Volume 1

James Parton - Presidents - 1860
...the barbed weapon failed to extract it. In a fury of pain and impatience, Houston cried, " Try again, and if you fail this time, I will smite you to the earth." Exerting all his strength, the lieutenant drew forth the arrow, tearing the flesh fearfully, and causing...
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Life and Achievements of Sam Houston: Hero and Statesman

Charles Edwards Lester - Texas - 1883 - 242 pages
...desperate onset. He then called to his lieutenant to extract the arrow, after he had tried in vain to do it himself. The officer made two unsuccessful...fail this time, I will smite you to the earth." With a desperate effort he drew forth the arrow, tearing the flesh as it came. A stream of blood rushed...
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The Scotch-Irish in America: Proceedings and Addresses of the Scotch-Irish ...

Scotch-Irish Society of America - Scots-Irish - 1889
...the barbed weapon failed to extract it. In a fury of pain and impatience, Houston cried, "Try again, and if you fail this time, I will smite you to the earth." Exerting all his strength, the lieutenant drew forth the arrow, tearing the flesh fearfully, and causing...
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The Scotch-Irish in America: Proceedings of the Scotch-Irish Congress

Scots-Irish - 1889
...the barbed weapon failed to extract it. In a fury of pain and impatience, Houston cried, "Try again, and if you fail this time, I will smite you to the earth." Exerting all his strength, the lieutenant drew forth the arrow, tearing the flesh fearfully, and causing...
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The Scotch-Irish Congress in America: Proceedings of the Scotch-Irish ...

1889 - 210 pages
...the barbed weapon failed to extract it. In a fury of pain and impatience, Houston cried, "Try again, and if you fail this time, I will smite you to the earth." Exerting all his strength, the lientenant drew forth the arrow, tearing the flesh fearfully, and causing...
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