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" It is a mistake, sir, that our people make, when they think that bullies are the best fighters, or that they are the fit men to oppose these Southerners. Give me men of good principles, — God-fearing men, — men who respect themselves, and with a dozen... "
The Life, Trial, and Execution of Captain John Brown: Known as "Old Brown of ... - Page 15
by John Edwin Cooke - 1859 - 102 pages
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Echoes of Harper's Ferry ...

James Redpath - Slavery - 1860 - 513 pages
...think that bullies are the best fighters, or that they are the fit men to oppose these Southerners. Give me men of good principles, — God-fearing men,...oppose any hundred such men as these Buford ruffians.' " He said that if one offered himself to be a soldier under him, who was forward to tell what he could...
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The life and letters of Capt. John Brown: who was executed at Charlestown ...

Richard Davis Webb - Biography & Autobiography - 1861 - 453 pages
...that bullies are the best fighters, or that they are the men fit to oppose these southernersGive me God-fearing men — men who respect themselves —...dozen of them, I will oppose any hundred such men as those Buford ruffians.' " I remained in the camp about an hour. Never before had I met such a band...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 71

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1861
...think bullies are the best fighters, or that they are the men fit to oppose these Southerners ; give me God-fearing men — men who respect themselves —...dozen of them I will oppose any hundred such men as those Buford ruffians." Not the sort of men, these, one would care to be .fighting with. So their enemies...
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The Life and Letters of Captain John Brown: Who was Executed at Charlestown ...

John Brown - 1861 - 453 pages
...the men fit to oppose these southernersGive me God-fearing men — men who respect themselves—and, with a dozen of them, I will oppose any hundred such men as those Buford ruffians.' " I remained in the camp about an hour. Never before had I met such a band...
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A Sketch of the History of the United States from Independence to Secession

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - United States - 1862 - 404 pages
...the men fit to oppose these Southerners. Give me God-fearing men—men who respect themselves—and with a dozen of them I will oppose any hundred such men as those Buford ruffians." The movements of the border ruffian bands were well known to Brown, who, under...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - History - 1864
...think that bullies are the best fighters, or that they are the men fit to oppose these Southerners. Give me men of good principles — God-fearing men,...oppose any hundred such men as these Buford ruffians.' "I remained in the camp about an hour. Never before had I met such a band of men. They were not earnest,...
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The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1865
...think that bullies are the best fighters, or that they are the men fit to oppose these Southerners. Give me men of good principles — God-fearing men,...oppose any hundred such men as these Buford ruffians.' "I remained in the camp about an hour. Never before had I met such a band of men. They were not earnest,...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT A HISTORY OF THE GREAT CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES ...

HORACE GREELEY - 1865
...Southerners. Give me men of good principles — God-fearing men, men who respect themselves—and, with a dozen of them, I will oppose any hundred such men as these Buford ruffians.' " I remained in the camp about an hour. Never before had I met such a band of men. They were not earnest,...
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THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN NATION,

J. ARTHUR PARTRIDGE - 1866
...think that bullies are the best fighters, or that they are the fit men to oppose these Southerners* Give me men of good principles — God-fearing men,...any hundred such men as these Buford ruffians."— John Brown, " of Kansas." " With one son dead by his side, and another shot through, he felt the pulse...
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A Yankee in Canada: With Anti-slavery and Reform Papers

Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson - Civil disobedience - 1866 - 286 pages
...think that bullies are the best fighters, or that they are the fit men to oppose these Southerners. Give me men of good principles, — God-fearing men,...oppose any hundred such men as these Buford ruffians.' " He said that if one offered himself to be a soldier under him, who was forward to tell what he could...
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