My God ! what can this writer have in view by recommending such measures. Can he be a friend to the army? Can he be a friend to this country? Rather is he not an insidious foe : some emissary, perhaps, from New York, plotting the ruin of both, by sowing... Appleton's Cyclopędia of American Biography - Page 92edited by - 1888Full view
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BENSON J. LOSSING - 1879
...Bather, is he not an insidious foe ? some emissary, perhaps, from New York, plotting the ruin of both, by sowing the seeds of discord and separation between the civil and military powers of the continent ? And what a compliment does he pay to our understandings, when he recommends measures, in either alternative,...