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" Burr to pause and to reflect. It is not, however, my intention to enter into any explanations on the ground. Apology, from principle, I hope, rather than pride, is out of the question. To those who, with me... "
A General History of the Burr Family: With a Genealogical Record from 1193 ... - Page 88
by Charles Burr Todd - 1902 - 600 pages
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Notes on Duels and Duelling: Alphabetically Arranged with a Preliminary ...

Lorenzo Sabine - Dueling - 1855 - 394 pages
...rather than pride, is out of the question. " To those who, with me, abhorring the practice of duelling, may think that I ought on no account to have added...answer, that my relative situation, as well in public as private, enforcing all the considerations which constitute what men of the world denominate honor,...
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History of the republic of the United States of America: as traced ..., Volume 7

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1864
...explanations on the ground. Apology from principle, I hope, rather than pride, is out of the question. ling, may think that I ought on no account to have added...answer, that my relative situation, as well in public as private, enforcing all the considerations which constitute what men of the world denominate honour,...
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The Life and Times of Aaron Burr: Lieutenant-colonel in the Army ..., Volume 188

James Parton - United States - 1858 - 696 pages
...in a manner that precluded a peaceful discussion of the difficulty. " As well," this affecting paper concluded, " because it is possible that I may have...(as I thought) a peculiar necessity not to decline the call. The ability to be in the future useful, whether in resisting mischief or effecting good,...
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The life and times of Aaron Burr: lieutenant-colonel in the Army of the ...

James Parton - New York (State) - 1860 - 706 pages
...opportunity, to reserve and throw away my first fire, and I have thoughts even of reserving my second lire, and thus giving a double opportunity to Colonel Burr...(as I thought) a peculiar necessity not to decline the call. The ability to be in the future useful, whether in resisting mischief or effecting good,...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 32

Technology & Engineering - 1861
...rather than pride, is out of the question. " To those who, with me, abhorring the practice of duelling, may think that I ought, on no account, to have added...answer that my relative situation, as well in public as private, enforcing all the considerations which constitute what men of the world denominate honour,...
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Alexander Hamilton and his contemporaries: or, The Rise of the American ...

Christopher James Riethmüller - Biography & Autobiography - 1864 - 452 pages
...rather than pride—is out of the question. To those who, with me abhorring the practice of duelling, may think that I ought on no account to have added...which constitute what men of the world denominate honour, imposed on me, as I thought, a peculiar necessity not to decline the call . The ability to...
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Alexander Hamilton and His Contemporaries: Or, The Rise of the American ...

Christopher James Riethmüller - 1864 - 452 pages
...rather than pride—is out of the question. To those who, with me abhorring the practice of duelling, may think that I ought on no account to have added...which constitute what men of the world denominate honour, imposed on me, as I thought, a peculiar necessity not to decline the call. The ability to be...
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History of the republic of the United States of America: as traced ..., Volume 7

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1865
...rather than pride, is out of the question. " To those who, with me, abhorring the practice of duelling, may think that I ought on no account to have added...answer, that my relative situation, as well in public as private, enforcing all the considerations which constitute what men of the world denominate honour,...
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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volume 7

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1864
...have added to the number of bad examples, I answer, that my relative situation, as well in public as private, enforcing all the considerations which constitute what men of the world denominate honour, imposed on me, (as I thought,) a peculiar necessity not to decline the call. The ability to...
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Inquiry into the origin and course of political parties in the United States

Martin Van Buren - 1867 - 486 pages
...those who, with me, abhorring the practice of dueling, may think that I ought on no account to add to the number of bad examples, I answer that my relative situation, as well in public as private, enforcing all the considerations which men of the world designate honor, imposed on me, as...
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