An Express of '76: A Chronicle of the Town of York in the War for Independence

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Little, Brown,, 1906 - United States - 340 pages
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Page 13 - I might ask the same of you," 'he answered with cool assurance.
Page 41 - I am persuaded that we are to-day setting forth an influence for the better of mankind, and this nation will have become, in another century, one of the greatest the world has seen.
Page 84 - Yankee recruit, whose mind was filled with war and kindred topics, among which no tender thoughts of petticoats had place.
Page 33 - The dishes gave way at his direction when the more substantial part of the meal had been disposed of...
Page 335 - His story of the battle is cut short by several missing and illegible pages, difficult to follow, but the admirable study of the battle by Professor Henry P.
Page 334 - In the Hubbard family we have a portrait of our great-grandmother, Mistress Polly Murray Hubbard, as she appeared at twenty — a charming face, soft, but resolute eyes, and a sweet mouth.
Page 190 - I did not know that any one was in the room,
Page 76 - The war's not yet over, nor the chances for glory, fortune, and love.
Page 107 - There's no use in locking the stable after the horse is stolen. But he'll not find us napping. Every entrance to the ground by land or water will be patroled.

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