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" It was not their custom to use hostile weapons against their fellow-creatures, for which reason they had come unarmed. Their object was not to do injury, and thus provoke the Great Spirit, but to do good. They were then met on the broad pathway of good... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 437
1812
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Peter Parley's magazine

1845
...friends had a hearty desire to live in peace and friendship with them, and to serve them to the utmost of their power. It was not their custom to use hostile...and thus provoke the Great Spirit, but to do good." After these and other words, he unrolled the parchment, and, by means of the same interpreter, conveyed...
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The Book of Peace: A Collection of Essays on War and Peace

Peace - 1845 - 606 pages
...for which reason we have come unarmed. Our object is not to do injury, but to do good. We have met in the broad pathway of good faith and good will, so that no advantage can be taken on either side, but all id to be openness, brotherhood and love ; while all are to be...
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The True Grandeur of Nations: an Oration Delivered Before the Authorities of ...

Charles Sumner - Fourth of July orations - 1845 - 104 pages
...which reason we have come unarmed. Our object is not to do injury, but to do good. We have met then in the broad pathway of good faith and good will, so that no advantage can be taken on either side, but all is to be openness, brotherhood and love ; while all are to be...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...friends had a hearty desire to live in peace and friendship with them, and to serve them to the utmost of their power. It was not their custom to use hostile...that no advantage was to be taken on either side, hut all was to be openness, brotherhood, and love." After these and other words, he unrolled the parchment,...
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The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically ...

Daniel Jay Browne - Trees - 1846 - 520 pages
...friends had a hearty desire to live in peace and friendship with them, and serve them to the utmost of their power. It was not their custom to use hostile weapons against their fellow creatures, therefore came they to this treaty unarmed. Their object was not to do injury, and...
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Extracts from The true grandeur of nations; an oration

Charles Sumner - 1846 - 31 pages
...reason we have come unarmed. Our object is not to do injury, but to do good. We have met, then, in the broad pathway of good faith and good will, so that no advantage can be taken on either side, but all is to be openness, brotherhood, and love ; while all are to be...
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Hogg's Weekly Instructor, Volumes 3-4

English literature - 1846
...friends had hearty desire to live in peace and friendship with them, and to serve them to the utmost of their power. It was not their custom to use hostile weapons against any of their fellow-creatures, for which reason they had come unarmed. Their object was not to do injury,...
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The Friend, Volume 19

Robert Smith - Society of Friends - 1846
...justice of the Deity, tere it is : " The Great Spirit knows the in nermost thoughts of man ;" — " his object was not to do injury, and thus provoke the Great Spirit." These are the expressions which constitute the appeal ; and, in Grahame's opinion, hey are equivalent...
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Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year ...

New-York Historical Society - New York (State) - 1821
...and his followers with the savage chiefs ; when, to recur again to his own inimitable words, " they met on the broad pathway of good faith and good will, so that no advantage was taken on either side, but all was openness, brotherhood, and love." Montesquieu, with his usual brilliant...
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Orations and Speeches [1845-1850], Volume 1

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850
...reason we have come unarmed. Our object is not to do injury, but to do good. We have met, then, in the broad pathway of good faith and good will, so that no advantage can be taken on either side, but all is to be openness, brotherhood, and love ; while all are to be...
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