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" He then addressed himself to his religious duties, and passed the night with the Bishop and his own confessor. Before he died, he paid the victorious army this magnanimous compliment ; — " Since it was my misfortune to be discomfited and mortally wounded,... "
The Quebec guide: comprising an historical and descriptive account of the ... - Page 40
by Alfred Hawkins - 1844 - 198 pages
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History of Canada: From Its First Discovery, to the Year 1791, Volume 1

William Smith - Canada - 1815
...Bishop of the Colony, remained with him until he expired Before he died, he paid the English Army this compliment: " Since it was my misfortune to be discomfited...great consolation to me to be vanquished by so brave and generous an enemy. If I could survive this wound, I would engage to beat three times the number...
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Hawkins's Picture of Quebec: With Historical Recollections

Alfred Hawkins, John Charlton Fisher - Québec (Québec) - 1834 - 477 pages
...exclaimed with emotion : — " I will neither give orders, nor interfere any further : I have much business that must be attended to, of greater moment...great consolation to me to be vanquished by so brave and generous an enemy. If I could survive this wound, I would engage to beat three times the number...
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Picture of Quebec: With Historical Recollections

Alfred Hawkins - Québec (Québec) - 1834 - 477 pages
...exclaimed with emotion : — " I will neither give orders, nor interfere any further : I have much bnsiness that must be attended to, of greater moment than your...great consolation to me to be vanquished by so brave and generous an enemy. If I could survive this wound, I would engage to beat three times the number...
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The Conquest of Canada, Volume 1

George Warburton - Indians of North America - 1849 - 508 pages
...campaign, states that Montcalm paid the English army the following compliment after the battle : " Since it was my misfortune to be discomfited, and...is a great consolation to me to be vanquished by so great and generous an enemy. If I could survive this wound, I would engage to beat three times the...
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THE CONQUEST OF CANADA

1850
...campaign, states that Montcalm paid the English army the following compliment after the battle : " Since it was my misfortune to be discomfited and mortally...is a great consolation to me to be vanquished by so great and generous an enemy. If I could survive this wound, I would engage to beat three times the...
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History of Canada for the Use of Schools and Families

Jennet Roy - America Discovery and exploration - 1854 - 282 pages
...confessor. %Q. Before he died, he paid the victorious army this magnanimous compliment, " Since it has been my misfortune to be discomfited and mortally wounded, it is a great satisfaction to me to be vanquished by so brave and generous an enemy/' Almost his last act was to...
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Life and Liberty in America: Or, Sketches of a Tour in the United ..., Volume 2

Charles Mackay - Canada - 1859
...struggle ; and, ere dying, paid the British forces and Wolfe — who expired several hours before him — this magnanimous compliment: "Since it was my misfortune to be discomfited and mortally wounded, it is a consolation to me to be vanquished by so brave and generous an enemy. If I could survive this wound,...
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Maple Leaves: A Budget of Legendary, Historical, Critical, and Sporting ...

Sir James MacPherson Le Moine - Birds - 1863
...much business that must be attended to, of greater moment than your ruined garrison, and this wretehed country. My time is very short — so pray leave me....great consolation to me to be vanquished by so brave and generous an enemy. If I could survive this wound, I would engage to beat three times the number...
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The life of Major-General James Wolfe: founded on original documents and ...

Robert Wright - Biography & Autobiography - 1864 - 626 pages
...by Montcalm himself, who, at the . of death, declared, — "Since it is my misfortune to CONCLUSION. be discomfited and mortally wounded, it is a great...consolation to me to be vanquished by so brave an enemy. If I could survive, I would engage to beat three times the number of such forces as I commanded with a...
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The life of major-general James Wolfe, illustr. by his correspondence

Robert Wright (biographer.) - 1864
...by Montcalin himself, who, at Ue point of death, declared, — " Since it is my misfortune to f t>e discomfited and mortally wounded, it is a great consolation to me to be vanquished by so brave an enemy. If I could survive, I would engage to beat three times the number of such forces as I commanded with a...
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