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" I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicketgate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to valor or possess ourselves of this fortress in a few minutes ; and inasmuch as it is a desperate attempt which... "
Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake ... - Page 28
by James Nelson - 2006 - 416 pages
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A narrative of Col. Ethan Allen's captivity: from the time of his being ...

Ethan Allen - United States - 1807 - 158 pages
...us. I now propose to advance before you, and, in person, conduct you through the wicket-gate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to valor, or possess ourselves of this fortress hi a few minutes ; and, inasmuch as it is a desperate attempt, which none but the bravest of men dare...
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American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ...

Presidents - 1825 - 424 pages
...before us. I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to...undertake, I do not urge it on any contrary to his will. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock." " The men being at this time drawn up in...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives, Characters, and Anecdotes ...

Roberts & Burr - United States - 1825 - 184 pages
...before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning eitherquit our pretensions to valor, or possess ourselves of...undertake, I do not urge it on any contrary to his will. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock." " The men being at this time drawn up in...
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American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ...

Presidents - 1825 - 424 pages
...before U3. I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to...which none but the bravest of men dare undertake, 1 do not urge it on any contrary to his will. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock."...
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Interesting Events in the History of the United States: Being a Selection of ...

John Warner Barber - United States - 1828 - 220 pages
...before us. I now propose to advance before you, and in person conduct you through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to...which none but the bravest of men dare undertake, „! do not urge it on any contrary to his will. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock."...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives and Characters of the ...

United States - 1831 - 615 pages
...before us. I now propose to advance before you, and, in person, conduct you through the wicket gate; for we must, this morning, either quit our pretensions...undertake, I do not urge it on any contrary to his will.. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock.' " The men being at this time drawn up in...
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Shores of Vespucci: or, Romance without fiction

Marshall Tufts - Fur trade - 1833 - 240 pages
...the garrison now before us. I now propose to advance, and conduct you through the wicket gate; for we must this morning either quit our pretensions to...possess ourselves of this fortress in a few minutes. And as it is a desperate attempt, which none but the bravest of men dare undertake, I do not urge it upon...
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Memoir of Col. Ethan Allen ...

Hugh Moore, Ethan Allen - Biography & Autobiography - 1834 - 252 pages
...us. I now propose to advance before you ; and, in person, conduct you through the wicketgate ; for we must, this morning, either quit our pretensions...none but the bravest of men dare undertake, I do not uage it on any one contrary to his will. You that will undertake, voluntarily, poise your firelocks...
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Memoir of Col. Ethan Allen ...

Hugh Moore, Ethan Allen - 1834 - 252 pages
...before you; and, in person, conduct you through the wicketgate ; for we must, this morning, either quh our pretensions to valor, or possess ourselves of...bravest of men dare undertake, I do not urge it on any one contrary to his will. You that will undertake, voluntarily, poise your firelocks.''1 As might be...
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History of the New Netherlands, Province of New York, and State of ..., Volume 2

William Dunlap, Adriaen van der Donck - New York (State) - 1840
...conduct you through the wicket gate ; for we must this morning either quit our pretentions to valour, or possess ourselves of this fortress in a few minutes...bravest of men dare undertake, I do not urge it on contrary to his will. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock." " The men being at...
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