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The First Capture, Or Hauling Down the Flag of England (Classic Reprint)
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Page 10 - So through the night rode Paul Revere; And so through the night went his cry of alarm To every Middlesex village and farm, — A cry of defiance and not of fear, A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door, And a word that shall echo forevermore!
Page 7 - If the British march By land or sea from the town to-night, Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch Of the North Church tower as a signal light, — One, if by land, and two, if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm, For the country folk to be up and to arm.
Page 254 - Although first published in 1830, it has just recently been translated into English. Notes have been added by the translator, greatly enhancing the interest of the original work of Constant. Napoleon's Foibles, Peculiarities, Vices, Kindness of Heart, Vast Intellect. Knowledge of Men, Extraordinary Energy, and Public Spirit are depicted without reserve. This man has been studied as a soldier, a statesman, an organizer, and a politician, but, although he was undeniably great in all, men will always...
Page 254 - Chatnbre ; translated by Walter Clark. Three superb volumes, cloth, handsomely stamped in gold. Although first published in 1830, it has just recently been translated into English. Notes have been added by the translator, greatly enhancing the interest of the original work of Constant. Napoleon's Foibles, Peculiarities, Vices, Kindness of Heart, Vast Intellect, Knowledge of Men, Extraordinary Energy, and Public Spirit are depicted without reserve. This man has been studied as a soldier, a statesman,...
Page 247 - If there is any one on this earth whom the Lord will listen to, it is George Washington ; and I feel a presentiment that under such a commander there can be no doubt of our eventually establishing our independence, and that God in his providence has willed it so.
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