Notes on Duels and Duelling: Alphabetically Arranged with a Preliminary Historical Essay (Google eBook)

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Crosby, Nichols, 1855 - Dueling - 394 pages
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Page 207 - To examine themselves, whether they repent them truly of their former sins, stedfastly purposing to lead a new life; have a lively faith in God's mercy through Christ, with a thankful remembrance of his death; and be in charity with all men.
Page 385 - Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
Page 293 - Any citizen of this state who shall, after the adoption of this Constitution, fight a duel with deadly weapons, or send or accept a challenge to fight a duel with deadly weapons either within this state or out of it, or who shall act as second, or knowingly aid or assist in any manner those thus offending, shall not be allowed to hold any office of profit, or to enjoy the right of suffrage under this Constitution.
Page 267 - Slave, I have set my life upon a cast, And I will stand the hazard of the die : I think, there be six Richmonds in the field; Five have I slain to-day, instead of him : A horse!
Page 211 - The ability to be in future useful, whether in resisting mischief or effecting good, in those crises of our public affairs which seem likely to happen, would probably be inseparable from a conformity with public prejudice in this particular.
Page 209 - I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.
Page 208 - He is able to save them to the uttermost who come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.
Page 246 - ... it shall be the duty of the General Assembly to provide by law, for the improvement of such lands as are, or hereafter may be granted by the United States to this state for the use of schools...
Page 233 - I, being a citizen of this State, have not fought a duel with deadly weapons within this State nor out of it, nor have I sent or accepted a challenge to fight a duel with deadly weapons, nor have I acted as second in carrying a challenge, nor aided or assisted any person thus offending, so help me God.
Page 203 - To those who, with me, abhorring the practice of duelling, may think that I ought on no account to have added to the number of bad examples...

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