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" Such a dearth of public spirit, and such want of virtue, such stock-jobbing, and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another, in this great change of military arrangement, I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may... "
Rise of the United Empire Loyalists: A Sketch of American History - Page 77
by Frederic Gregory Forsyth - 1906 - 120 pages
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Our Military History: Its Facts and Fallacies

Leonard Wood - United States - 1916 - 240 pages
...in the following words: " Such a dearth of public spirit and such want of virtue, such stock-jobbing and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another in this great change of military arrangement I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may 96...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1916
...feelings still more forcibly: Such a dearth of public spirit and such wai\J of virtue, such stock-jobbing and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another in this great change of military arrangement I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may never...
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National Service Library: Universal military training, by L. Wood

Charles Evans Kilbourne - Military art and science - 1917
...the seeker after truth: Such a dearth of public spirit and such want of virtue, such stock-jobbing and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another in this '/reat change of military arrangement, I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may...
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The World War and Its Consequences: Being Lectures in the Course on ...

William Herbert Hobbs - Europe - 1919 - 446 pages
...be the case, I find we are likely to be deserted in a most critical time." A little later he wrote : "Such a dearth of public spirit and such a want of...low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another in this great change of military arrangement, I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may never...
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A Hidden Phase of American History: Ireland's Part in America's Struggle for ...

Michael Joseph O'Brien - Irish - 1919 - 533 pages
...1775, he complained about their "dearth of public spirit, and such want of virtue, such stockjobbing and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another, that I never before saw, and pray God's mercy that I may never be witness to again." "Such a mercenary...
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The World War and Its Consequences: Being Lectures in the Course on ...

William Herbert Hobbs - Europe - 1919 - 446 pages
...be the case, I find we are likely to be deserted in a most critical time." A little later he wrote : "Such a dearth of public spirit and such a want of virtue, such stock-jobbing and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another in this...
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The Spirit of Selective Service

Enoch Herbert Crowder - Draft - 1920 - 365 pages
...the most critical time. Such a dearth of public spirit and such want of virtue, such stock-jobbing and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another in this great change of military arrangement, I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may never...
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An American Citizenship Course in United States History: Course with type ...

American School Citizenship League - United States - 1921
...Washington wrote to a friend : "Such a dearth of public spirit, and want of virtue, such stockjobbing and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages...one kind or another ... I never saw before, and pray God I may never be a witness to again. . . . Such a dirty, mercenary spirit pervades the whole that...
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Revolutionary New England, 1691-1776

James Truslow Adams - New England - 1923 - 469 pages
...drew pay from the government. "Such a dearth of public spirit, and want of virtue, such stockjobbing and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind and another ... I never saw before, and pray God I may never be witness to again" wrote the general...
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American Economic History

Harold Underwood Faulkner - United States - 1924 - 721 pages
...am ashamed of the age I live in." * "Such a dearth of public spirit," said Washington in 1775, "and want of virtue, such stock- jobbing, and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantage of one kind or another ... I never saw before, and I pray God I may never be a witness to...
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