The Grip of Honor: A Story of Paul Jones and the American Revolution ...

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1900 - 246 pages
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Page 135 - Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts; shut not thy merciful ears to our prayer; but spare us, Lord most holy, O God most mighty, O holy and merciful Saviour, thou most worthy Judge eternal, suffer us not, at our last hour, for any pains of death, to fall from thee.
Page 127 - And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.
Page 161 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest I will go; thy people shall be my people and thy God my God.
Page 220 - British flag was struck, and Commodore Pearson surrendered his sword to his really weaker foe. In going through the formalities of this scene, Pearson displayed much irritability, and, addressing Jones as one who fought under no recognized flag, said : " It is painful to deliver up my sword to a man who has fought with a halter around his neck.
Page 220 - Jones, with a magnanimity as great as his valor, " you have fought like a hero, and I make no doubt that your sovereign will reward you in the most ample manner.
Page 202 - Stacy," he said reprovingly to his excited subordinate, "in another moment we may all be in eternity, but let us do our duty.
Page 33 - O'Neill; and then, without waiting for permission, he lifted her gently in his arms and carried her to the shore. " Would that all the earth were water, and that I might carry you forever," he said, as he put her down upon the sand.

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