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" I hope this cruel contest will soon be closed; but should it continue, I wage no war with the fair. I acknowledge their force, and bend before it with submission. "
The Atlantic Magazine - Page 320
1824
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives, Characters, and Anecdotes ...

Amos Blanchard - United States - 1825 - 464 pages
...continuc, I wage no war with the fair ! 1 acknowledge their power, ant! bend hefore it with profound submission ! Let not, therefore, the amiable Countess of Selkirk regard me as an enemy ; I am am'ntioin of her estecm and friendship, and would do any thing, consistent with my duty, to merit it....
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A General View of the Rise, Progress, and Brilliant Achievements of the ...

Greece - 1828 - 486 pages
...persuaded you will attempt it — and who can resist the power of such an advocate ?) your endeavors to effect a general exchange of' prisoners will be...I wage no war with the fair ! I acknowledge their power, -and bend before it with profound submission)! Let not therefore, the amiable Countess of Selkirk...
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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
...exchange of prisoners will be an act of humanity which will afford you golden feelings on a death-bed. " I hope this cruel contest will soon be closed; but...do any thing, consistent with my duty, to merit it. "Th.3 honour of a line from your hand in answer to this, will lay me under a singular obligation ;...
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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 - 578 pages
...exchange of prisoners will be an act of humanity which will afford you golden feelings on a death-bed. " I hope this cruel contest will soon be closed; but...amiable Countess of Selkirk regard me as an enemy; I am amhitious of her esteem and friendship, and would do any thing, consistent with my duty, to merit it....
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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 - 572 pages
...exchange of prisoners will be an act of humanity which will afford you golden feelings on a death-bed. " I hope this cruel contest will soon be closed; but should it continue, I wage ho war with the fair. I acknowledge their force, and bend before it with submission. Let not, therefore,...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives and Characters of the ...

Amos Blanchard - Military biography - 1831 - 615 pages
...continue, J wage no war with the fair! I acknowledge t.heir 48 power, and bend before it with profound submission! Let not, therefore, the amiable Countess of Selkirk regard me as an enem> ; I am ambitious of her esteem and friendship, and would do any thing, consistent with my duty,...
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The Waverley Anecdotes: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters, and ...

Walter Scott - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1833 - 552 pages
...persuaded that you will attempt 'A, and who can resist the power of such an advocate ?) your endeavors to effect a general exchange of prisoners will be...contest will soon be closed — but should it continue, — 1 wage no war with the fair ! I acknowledge their power, and bend before it with profound submission...
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The Waverley Anecdotes: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters, and ...

Walter Scott - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1833 - 494 pages
...exchange of prisoners will be an act of humanity, which will afford you golden feelings on a death-bed. " I hope this cruel contest will soon be closed— but should it continue, — 1 wage no war with the fair ! I acknowledge their power, and bend before it with profound submission...
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The United Service Magazine, Part 1

Military art and science - 1843 - 660 pages
...exchange of prisoners will be an act of humanity which will aflVrd you golden feelings on a death-bed. " I hope this cruel contest will soon be closed ; but...wage no •war with the Fair. I acknowledge their power, and bend before it with profound submission ; let not therefore the amiable Countess of Selkirk...
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Life of Rear-Admiral John Paul Jones, Chevalier of the Military Order of ...

John Paul Jones - 1845 - 416 pages
...exchange of prisoners will be an act of humanity which will afford you golden feelings on a death-bed. " I hope this cruel contest will soon be closed ; but...ambitious of her esteem and friendship, and would do anything, consistent with my duty, to merit it. " The honour of a line from your hand in answer to...
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