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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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The intimate life of Alexander Hamilton: based chiefly upon original family ...

Allan McLane Hamilton - Biography & Autobiography - 1910 - 483 pages
...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 be...
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Ancient, Curious and Famous Wills

Virgil McClure Harris - Wills - 1911 - 472 pages
...opportunity to Col. 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...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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Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States, Volume 5

Edwin Wiley, Irving Everett Rines - United States - 1915
...rendered me unworthy of your esteem."* Regarding his reasons for accepting the challenge, he said : " My relative situation, as well in public as in private...constitute what men of the world denominate honor impose on me, as I thought, has become a necessity not to decline the call. The ability to be in the...
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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...constitute what men of the world denominate honor, imposed upon me, as I thought a peculiar necessity not to decline the call. The ability to be in future useful,...
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Papers of Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton - Biography & Autobiography - 1979 - 921 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 aspects, enforcing all the considerations which constitute what men of the world denominate...
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Jeffersonian Legacies

Peter S. Onuf - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 478 pages
...Nonetheless, he had to accept Burr's challenge. "To those, who with me abhorring the practice of Duell1ng may think that I ought on no account to have added...to the number of bad examples — I answer that my reIa1n* situation, as well in public as in private aspects, enforcing all the considerations which...
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Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic

Joanne B. Freeman - History - 2002 - 400 pages
...refuse to participate? Addressing himself 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," he explained his fundamental reason: "All the considerations which constitute what men of the world...
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The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character

Andrew S. Trees - History - 2004 - 208 pages
...private life. He wrote, "I answer that my relative situation, as well in public as private aspects, enforcing all the considerations which constitute what men of the world denominate honor, impressed on me (as I thought) a peculiar necessity not to decline the call. The ability to be in future...
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Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson : A Study in Character: A Study in Character

Roger G. Kennedy - History - 1999 - 528 pages
...opinions and declarations have been well founded, I have resolved ... to throw away my first fire. ... It is not, however, my intention to enter into any...number of bad examples, I answer that my relative [his emphasis] situation as well in public as private, enforcing all the considerations which constitute...
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The Balance, and Columbian Repository, Volume 3

Ezra Sampson, George Chittenden, Harry Croswell - Hudson (N.Y.) - 1804
...rather than pride¿ is out of the quefHon. To thofe, who, with me, abhorring the prailice of 'duelling may think that I ought on no account to have added to the Dumber of bad examples, I anfwer that my relative fituation, as well in public as private, enforcing...
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