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Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake ... - Page 76
by James Nelson - 2006 - 416 pages
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Revolutionary Services and Civil Life of General William Hull

Maria Campbell, James Freeman Clarke - Detroit (Mich.) - 1848 - 482 pages
...But a few persons were around him, yet his characteristic dying words wrere remembered. He said, ' I only regret, that I have but one life to lose for my country.' " Thus terminated the earthly existence of a man, whose country mourned the loss of one...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - 1857
...know they had a man who could die with such firmness." His patriot spirit shone forth in his dying words, — "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." and he finally put it on and rode iu it to Tappan." The place which had been prepared...
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life of george washington

washington irving - 1857
...know they had a man who could die with such firmness.'1 His patriot spirit shone forth in his dying words, — " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." guard refresh/' continues Tallmadge. " While there, Andru kept reviewing his shabby dress,...
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Works, Volume 38

Washington Irving - American literature - 1857
...know they had a man who could die with such firmness." His patriot spirit shone forth in his dying words, — " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." walking the entry and around the sentries. 40 see that they are alert. Xo person whatever...
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History of the City of New York: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Mary Louise Booth - New York (N.Y.) - 1859 - 850 pages
...execution, demanding, as a last refinement of cruelty, that he should make a dying speech and confession. " I only " regret that I have but one life to lose for my country," was the calm reply of the doomed patriot. These were his last words ; the next moment...
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The History of the United States of America from the Discovery of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - 1865 - 812 pages
...should never know they had a man who could die with such firmness." The last words of Hale were : " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." The entire British fleet was within cannon-shot of the city, and some of their vessels...
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Historical View of the American Revolution ...

George Washington Greene - United States - 1865 - 459 pages
...add to the bitterness of death, Cunningham added ; and when he heard the last words of his victim — "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country " — he resolved in his heart that the rebels should never know that they had a man in...
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historical view of the american revolution

george washington greene - 1865
...add to the bitterness of death, Cunningham added ; and when he heard the last words of his victim — "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" — he resolved in his heart that the rebels should never know that they had a man Jr-it1-->ir...
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

GEORGE BANCROFT - 1866
...22. to a comrade in arms. On the morning of the twenty-second, as he ascended the gallows, he said : "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." The provost-marshal destroyed his letters, as if grudging his friends a knowledge of the...
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

GEORGE BANCROFT - 1866
...22. to a comrade in arms. On the morning of the twenty-second, as he ascended the gallows, he said: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." The provost-marshal destroyed his letters, as if grudging his friends a knowledge of the...
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