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Memoirs of Aaron Burr: With Miscellaneous Selections from His ..., Volume 1
Aaron Burr,Matthew Livingston Davis
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Page 469 - The History of Modern Europe : with a View of the Progress of Society, from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris, in 1763.
Page 69 - Sir, on the issue of this contest, because it is more honorable, and doubtless more grateful to you than any station within the competence of the chief magistrate, yet for myself, and for the substantial service of the public, I feel most sensibly the loss we sustain of your aid in our new administration. It leaves a chasm in my arrangements, which cannot be adequately filled up.
Page 137 - ... that I would utterly disclaim all competition. Be assured that the Federal party can entertain no wish for such an exchange. As to my friends, they would dishonor my views and insult my feelings, by a suspicion that I would submit to be instrumental in counteracting the wishes and the expectations of the people of the United States. And I now constitute you my proxy to declare these sentiments, if the occasion shall require.
Page 320 - I did not go further in the attempt to accommodate, than a punctilious delicacy will justify. If so, I hope the motives I have stated will excuse me. It is not my design, by what I have said, to affix any odium on the conduct of Col.
Page 485 - Medicine, from its Origin to the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century. By J. Bostock, MD, FRS In 2 vols. 8vo. A. Treatise on Topographical Anatomy ; or, the Anatomy of the Regions of the Human Body, considered in its Relations with Surgery and operative Medicine.
Page 461 - HISTORY OF ARABIA. Ancient and Modern. Containing a Description of the Country — An Account of its Inhabitants, Antiquities, Political Condition, and Early Commerce — The Life and Religion of Mohammed — -The Conquests, Arts, and Literature of the Saracens — The Caliphs of Damascus, Bagdad, Africa, and Spain — The Civil Government and Religious Ceremonies of the Modern Arabs — Origin and Suppression of the Wahabees — The Institutions, Character, Manners, and Customs of the Bedouins ;...
Page 77 - ... more efficacious post. There I should rejoice to see you; I hope I may say, I shall rejoice to see you. I have long had much in my mind to say to you on that subject. But double delicacies have kept me silent. I ought perhaps to say, while I would not give up my own retirement for the empire of the universe...
Page 319 - Burr appeared to me to assume, in the first instance, a tone unnecessarily peremptory and menacing, and in the second positively offensive. Yet I wished, as far as might be practicable, to leave a door open to accommodation.