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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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Nullification and Secession in the United States: A History of the Six ...

Edward Payson Powell - Great Britain - 1897 - 461 pages
...those who, with me, abhorring the practice of duelling, 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 denominate honor, imposed on me (as...
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Alexander Hamilton

Charles Arthur Conant - 1901 - 145 pages
...meeting with Burr' gjiv^s some clue to his reasons for fighting. This paragraph ran as follows : "To those who, with me, abhorring the practice of...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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Blennerhassett: Or, The Decrees of Fate; a Romance Founded Upon Events in ...

Charles Felton Pidgin - 1901 - 442 pages
...Would that I could more fully requite such a friendship. This is my first and last duel, Pendleton. My relative situation as well in public as in private,...constitute what men of the world denominate honor, impose on me, as I think, a peculiar necessity not to decline this meeting. The ability to be in future...
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Classic memoirs

Edward Hyde Clarendon (Earl of), Andrew Lang - Biography - 1901 - 437 pages
...those who, with me, abhorring the practice of duelling, 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 denominate honour, imposed on me (as...
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A Political History of the State of New York: 1774-1832

De Alva Stanwood Alexander - New York (State) - 1906
...and in extenuation of yielding, he adds: "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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Lincoln, Master of Men: A Study in Character

Alonzo Rothschild - 1906 - 531 pages
...recalls that of Alexander Hamilton. On the eve of his fatal duel with Aaron Burr, he wrote : " To those who, with me, abhorring the practice of dueling,...examples, I answer that my relative situation, as well in publie as private, enforcing all the considerations which constitute what men of the world denominate...
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Something of Men I Have Known: With Some Papers of a General Nature ...

Adlai Ewing Stevenson - United States - 1909 - 442 pages
...closing words: "To those who with me, abhorring the practice of duelling, may think that I ought under no account to have added to the number of bad examples,...what men of the world denominate honor imposed on me a peculiar necessity not to decline the call. The ability to be in future useful, whether in arresting...
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Something of Men I Have Known: With Some Papers of a General Nature ...

Adlai Ewing Stevenson - United States - 1909 - 442 pages
...closing words: " To those who with me, abhorring the practice of duelling, may think that I ought under no account to have added to the number of bad examples,...what men of the world denominate honor imposed on me a peculiar necessity not to decline the call. The ability to be in future useful, whether in arresting...
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1785-1824

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1910
...rather than pride, is out of the qustion. To those who, with me, abhorring the practice of duelling, to divine what was wished or expected ; they, however,...this was not enough ; the clamor continued, until private, enforcing all the considerations which constitute what men of the world denominate honor,...
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The Intimate Life of Alexander Hamilton: Based Chiefly Upon Original Family ...

Allan McLane Hamilton - Biography & Autobiography - 1910 - 483 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 honour,...
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