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" I wished to make him the happy instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was perhaps, fortunate for you, Madam, that he was from home, for it was my intention to have taken... "
The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register - Page 283
1798
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Life and Battles of John Paul Jones: The Greatest Naval Hero of Modern Times

John Paul Jones - Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 - 1855 - 555 pages
...of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. "It was, perhaps, fortunate for you, Madam,...intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and to have detained him until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe...
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Life of Rear-Admiral John Paul Jones, Chevalier of the Military Order of ...

John Paul Jones - Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 - 1858 - 399 pages
...alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. " II was, perhaps, fortunate for you, Madam, that he was...intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and to have detained him, until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 29

New England - 1875
...the horrors of a hopeless captivity, when the brave arc overpowered and made prisoners of war," nnd " it was my intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and to have detained him until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe...
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Centennial Offering: Republication of the Principles and Acts of the ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1876 - 522 pages
...of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was perhaps fortunate for you, madam, that...intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and to have detained him, until through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe...
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Werken - Historisch Genootschap, Volume 27

1879
...instrument of allevating the horrors of hopeless captivity when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. — It was perhaps fortunate for you Madam...intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and to have detained him, until thro' his meaus, a general and fair exchange of prisoners as wall in Europe...
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Werken, Issue 27

Netherlands - 1879
...instrument of allevating the horrors of hopeless captivity when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. - - It was perhaps fortunate for you Madam...it was my intention to have taken him on board the Banger, and to have detained him, until thro' his means, a general and fair exchange of pnsoners as...
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Heroes of Three Wars: Comprising a Series of Biographical Sketches of the ...

Willard W. Glazier - Mexican War, 1846-1848 - 1880 - 439 pages
...alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. ... It was my intention to have taken him on board the ' Ranger/ and to have detained him until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe...
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The Duchess of Kingston. The Bishop of Derry. The story of Peg Woffington ...

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - 1883
...of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. "It was, perhaps, fortunate for you, madam,...intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and to have detained him, until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was, perhaps, fortunate for you, Madam,...intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and to have detained him until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe...
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Literature of the revolutionary period,1765-1787

Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson - American literature - 1894
...of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was, perhaps, fortunate for you, Madam,...intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and to have detained him until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe...
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