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" I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country... "
History of the City of New York: Its Origin, Rise and Progress - Seite 137
von Martha Joanna Lamb, Mrs. Burton Harrison - 1896 - 920 Seiten
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Revolutionary Services and Civil Life of General William Hull

Maria Campbell, James Freeman Clarke - 1848 - 482 Seiten
...to bear me witness, that I meet my fate like a brave man." The words of Hale were, " I only lament, that I have but one life to lose for my country." The one, in the event of success expected promotion and pecuniary rewards ; the other, looked only for...
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Revolutionary Services and Civil Life of General William Hull

Maria Campbell, James Freeman Clarke - 1848 - 482 Seiten
...But a few persons were around him, yet his characteristic dying words wrere remembered. He said, ' I only regret, that I have but one life to lose for my country.' " Thus terminated the earthly existence of a man, whose country mourned the loss of one...
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Life of George Washington, Band 4

Washington Irving - 1857
...had a man who could die with such firmness." His patriot spirit shone forth in his dying words, — "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." and he finally put it on and rode iu it to Tappan." The place which had been prepared...
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life of george washington

washington irving - 1857
...a man who could die with such firmness.'1 His patriot spirit shone forth in his dying words, — " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." guard refresh/' continues Tallmadge. " While there, Andru kept reviewing his shabby dress,...
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Works, Band 38

Washington Irving - 1857
...had a man who could die with such firmness." His patriot spirit shone forth in his dying words, — " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." walking the entry and around the sentries. 40 see that they are alert. Xo person whatever...
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History of the City of New York: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Mary Louise Booth - 1859 - 850 Seiten
...execution, demanding, as a last refinement of cruelty, that he should make a dying speech and confession. " I only " regret that I have but one life to lose for my country," was the calm reply of the doomed patriot. These were his last words ; the next moment...
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Illustrated School History of the United States and the Adjacent Parts of ...

George Payn Quackenbos - 1864 - 460 Seiten
...Bible, were denied him ; and letters which he had written to his mother and sisters were destroyed. His last words were, " I only regret that I have but one life to give to my country." CHAPTER VIII. WASHINGTON'S RETREAT. — BATTLE OF WHITE PLAINS. 318. ON...
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The History of the United States of America from the Discovery of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - 1865 - 812 Seiten
...the rebels should never know they had a man who could die with such firmness." The last words of Hale were : " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." The entire British fleet was within cannon-shot of the city, and some of their vessels had passed up the...
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Historical View of the American Revolution ...

George Washington Greene - 1865 - 9 Seiten
...add to the bitterness of death, Cunningham added ; and when he heard the last words of his victim — "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" — he resolved in his heart that the rebels should never know that they had a man Jr-it1-->ir...
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Historical View of the American Revolution ...

George Washington Greene - 1865 - 459 Seiten
...add to the bitterness of death, Cunningham added ; and when he heard the last words of his victim — "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country " — he resolved in his heart that the rebels should never know that they had a man in...
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