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" Britons, ever pre-eminent in mercy, have outgone common examples, and overlooked the criminal in the captive. Upon these principles your prisoners, whose lives by the law of the land are destined to the cord, have hitherto been treated with care and kindness,... "
History of the Siege of Boston, and of the Battles of Lexington, Concord ... - Page 240
by Richard Frothingham - 1851 - 420 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 65, Part 2

Great Britain - 1795
...with wounds and ficknefs*," Gene, ral Gage (in a letter dated Bofton, Auguft 13, 1775), replied, " Britons, ever pre-eminent in mercy, have outgone common examples, and overlooked the criminal in the capiive. Upon thele princip'es, your prifoners, whofe lie b the laws of the Und are deftined...
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History of Massachusetts ...

Alden Bradford - Massachusetts - 1822
...and war have ever been compatible : and compassion to the subdued is come almost a general system. Britons, ever preeminent in mercy, have outgone common...more comfortably lodged than the king's troops in the hospitals ; indiscriminately, it is true ; for I acknowledge no rank that is not derived from the...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1834
...humanity and war have been compatible ; and compassion to the subdued is become almost a general system. Britons, ever preeminent in mercy, have outgone common...these principles your prisoners, whose lives by the law of the land are destined to the cord, have hitherto been treated with care and kindness, and more...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1834
...humanity and war have been compatible ; and compassion to the subdued is become almost a <rencral system. Britons, ever preeminent in mercy, have outgone common...examples, and overlooked the criminal in the captive. Upon those principles your prisoners, whose lives by the law of the land are destined to the cord, have...
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The History of the Rise and Progress of the United States of North ..., Volume 4

James Grahame - United States - 1836
...himself on his kind and humane treatment of men whom at the same time he characterized as " rebels whose lives by the laws of the land are destined to the cord." Bradford. 398 BOOK mating conviction of the justice, advantage, and glory of the XI- objects which...
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The history of the United States of North America, from the ..., Volume 2

James Grahame - United States - 1836
...himself on his kind and humane treatment of men whom at the same time he characterized as " rebels whose lives by the laws of the land are destined to the cord." Bradford. 398 BOOK mating conviction of the justice, advantage, and glory of the XI- objects which...
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The History of the United States of North America: From the ..., Volume 4

James Grahame - United States - 1845
...plumed himself on his kind and humane treatment of men whom at the same time he characterized as "rebels whose lives by the laws of the land are destined to the cord." He added that his prisoners were treated though humanely ^et indiscriminately, " as I acknowledge no...
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Statistical View of the Executive and Legislative Department of the ...

Alexis Poole - 1847
...humanity and war have been compatible ; and compassion to the subdued is become almost a general system. Britons, ever pre-eminent in mercy, have out-gone...more comfortably lodged than the King's troops in the hospitals ; indiscriminately it is true, for I acknowledge no rank, that is not derived from the...
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Life and Correspondence of Joseph Reed: Military Secretary of ..., Volume 1

William Bradford Reed - United States - 1847
...humanity and war have been compatible , and compassion to the subdued is become almost a general system. Britons, ever pre-eminent in mercy, have outgone common...these principles, your prisoners, whose lives, by the law of the land, are destined to the cord, have hitherto been treated with care and kindness, and more...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - United States - 1847
...humanity and war have been compatible ; and compassion to the subdued is become almost a general system. Britons, ever preeminent in mercy, have outgone common...these principles your prisoners, whose lives by the law of the land are destined to the cord, have hitherto been treated with care and kindness, and more...
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