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Virginia and Virginians: Eminent Virginians ... History of Virginia ..., Band 2
Robert Alonzo Brock,Virgil Anson Lewis
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Seite 22 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
Seite 68 - Treason, treason!" echoed from every part of the house. Henry faltered not for an instant, but, taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fire, he added " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it...
Seite 160 - I heard a loud noise in the heavens, and the Spirit instantly appeared to me and said the Serpent was loosened, and Christ had laid down the yoke he had borne for the sins of men, and that I should take it on and fight against the Serpent, for the time was fast approaching when the first should be last and the last should be first.
Seite 267 - Very good, it is all right." A few moments before he died he cried out in his delirium, " Order AP Hill to prepare for action ! Pass the infantry to the front rapidly ! Tell Major Hawks ," then stopped, leaving the sentence unfinished.
Seite 267 - Let us cross over the river, and rest under the shade of the trees...
Seite 404 - One copy to be given to an officer designated by me, the other to be retained by such officer or officers as you may designate. The officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against...
Seite 329 - That the delegates appointed to represent this colony in General Congress, be instructed to propose to that respectable body, TO DECLARE THE UNITED COLONIES FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES, absolved from all allegiance to or dependence upon the crown or Parliament of Great Britain...
Seite 404 - The officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against the Government of the United States until properly [exchanged], and each company or regimental commander to sign a like parole for the men of their commands.
Seite 405 - GENERAL: I received your letter of this date containing the terms of the surrender of the army of Northern Virginia, as proposed by 421 you. As they are substantially the same as those expressed in your letter of the 8th instant, they are accepted. I will proceed to designate the proper officers to carry the stipulations into effect. "RE LEE, General. "Lieutenant-General US Grant.