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" Selkirk's interest with his king, and esteeming, as I do, his private character, 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... "
The Atlantic Magazine - Page 319
1824
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives, Characters, and Aneccotes ...

United States - 1825 - 184 pages
...hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was perhaps fortunate tor you, madam, that he was from home, for it was my intention...through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. " When 1 was informed, by some men whom...
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A General View of the Rise, Progress, and Brilliant Achievements of the ...

Greece - 1828 - 484 pages
...the happy instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was perhaps fortunate...through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. " When I was informed, by some men whom...
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Memoirs of Rear-Admiral Paul Jones ...: Now First Compiled from His Original ...

John Paul Jones - United States - 1830
...the happy instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. " It was, perhaps, fortunate...through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. When I was informed by some men whom...
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Life and Correspondence of John Paul Jones: Including His Narrative of the ...

John Paul Jones - Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 - 1830 - 555 pages
...the happy instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. " It was, perhaps, fortunate...through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. " When I was informed, by some men whom...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives and Characters of the ...

Amos Blanchard - Military biography - 1831 - 615 pages
...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 wa. from home, for it was my intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and to have detained...
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The Waverley Anecdotes,: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters ..., Volume 2

Walter Scott - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1833
...when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was, perhaps, Madam, fortunate for you, that he was from home, for it was my intention to...through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. * This, and perhaps the following letter,...
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The Waverley Anecdotes,: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters ..., Volume 2

Walter Scott - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1833
...when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was, perhaps, Madam, fortunate for you, that he was from home, for it was my intention to...Ranger, and to have detained him until, through his meaus, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected....
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The Life of Paul Jones, Volume 1

Alexander Slidell Mackenzie - 1841 - 318 pages
...the happy instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was perhaps fortunate...intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and 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 - 1845 - 389 pages
...the happy instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. " It was, perhaps, fortunate...through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. When I was informed by some men whom...
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The Life of Paul Jones, Volume 1

Alexander Slidell Mackenzie - 1845
...the happy instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was perhaps fortunate...intention to have taken him on board the Ranger, and detained him until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe...
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