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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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Inquiry into the origin and course of Political Parties

Martin Van Buren - 1867
...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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The Life of Alexander Hamilton: By John T. Morse, Jr, Volume 2

John Torrey Morse - 1876
...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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Documents Relating to New-England Federalism: 1800-1815

John Quincy Adams - Federal party - 1877 - 437 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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Life of Alexander Hamilton: A History of the Republic of the ..., Volume 7

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1879
...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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The Field of Honor: Being a Complete and Comprehensive History of Duelling ...

Benjamin Cummings Truman - Dueling - 1883 - 599 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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The New England Magazine, Volume 30

New England - 1904
...Colonel Burr to pause and to reflect. * * * To those who, with me abhorring the practice of duelling, may think that I ought on no account to have added...public as in private, enforcing all the considerations whicli constitute what men of the world denominate honor, imposed upon me, as I thought a peculiar...
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The Historical Reader: Embracing Selections from Standard Writers of Ancient ...

John Jacob Anderson - History - 1885 - 544 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...(as I thought) a peculiar necessity not to decline the call. The ability to be in the future useful, whether in resisting mischief or in effecting good,...
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The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 8

Alexander Hamilton - Finance - 1886
...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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Alexander Hamilton

William Graham Sumner - 1890 - 281 pages
...reasons were as strong as possible. His apology is : " 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 be...
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The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of All Nations and All Ages

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Frank Weitenkampf, John Porter Lamberton - Biography - 1894
...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...(as I thought) a peculiar necessity not to decline the call. The ability to be in the future useful, whether in resisting mischief or in effecting good,...
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