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" I see their situation, know their danger, and participate their sufferings, without having it in my power to give them further relief, than uncertain promises. In short, I see inevitable destruction in so clear a light, that, unless vigorous measures... "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 415
1809
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History of Hampshire County, West Virginia: From Its Earliest Settlement to ...

Hu Maxwell, Howard Llewellyn Swisher - Hampshire County (W. Va.) - 1897 - 744 pages
...governor of Virginia: "Your honor may see to what unhappy straits the inhabitants and myself are reduced. I see inevitable destruction in so clear a light that,...speedy assistance sent from below, the poor inhabitants that are now in fort, must unavoidably fall, while the remainder are flying before the barbarous foe....
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Montcalm and Wolfe, Volume 1

Francis Parkman - United States - 1897
...wrote in April, "may see to what unhappy straits the distressed inhabitants and myself are reduced. I see inevitable destruction in so clear a light that...speedy assistance sent from below, the poor inhabitants that are now in forts must unavoidably fall, while the remainder are flying before the barbarous foe....
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Life and Times of Washington, Volume 1

John Frederick Schroeder - Presidents - 1903 - 2032 pages
...would be a willing offering to savage fury, and die by inches to save a people. I see their situation, know their danger, and participate their sufferings,...speedy assistance sent from below, the poor inhabitants that are now in forts must unavoidably fall while the remainder are fleeing before the barbarous foe....
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The Complete Writings of Washington Irving, Including His Life, Volume 9

Washington Irving - American literature - 1905
...to attempt a description of these people's distresses. But what can I do ? I see their situation ; I know their danger, and participate their sufferings,...give them further relief than uncertain promises." — " The supplicating tears of the women, and moving petitions of the men, melt me into such deadly...
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The American Nation, a History: Thwaites, R. G. France in America, 1497-1763

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1905
...generous soul, sensible of wrongs, and swelling for redress. But what can I do? I see their situation, know their danger, and participate their sufferings,...give them further relief, than uncertain promises. . . . The supplicating tears of the women, and moving petitions of the men, melt me into such deadly...
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Letters and Addresses,

George Washington - Presidents - 1908 - 489 pages
...would be a willing offering to savage fury, and die by inches to save a people ! I see their situation, know their danger, and participate their sufferings,...speedy assistance sent from below, the poor inhabitants that are now in the forts, must unavoidably fall, while the remainder of the country are flying before...
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France and England in North America, Volume 7, Part 1

Francis Parkman - Canada - 1910
...wrote in April, "may see to what unhappy straits the distressed inhabitants and myself are reduced. I see inevitable destruction in so clear a light that...speedy assistance sent from below, the poor inhabitants that are now in forts must unavoidably fall, while the remainder are flying before the barbarous foe....
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History of Pittsburgh and Environs: From Prehistoric Days to the ..., Volume 1

George Thornton Fleming - Pennsylvania - 1922
...people's distresses. But what can I do? I see their situation; I know their danger, and participate in their sufferings, without having it in my power to...give them further relief than uncertain promises." "The supplicating tears of the women, and moving petitions of the men, melt me into such deadly sorrow,...
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History of Pittsburgh and Environs, Volume 1

George Thornton Fleming - Pittsburgh (Pa.) - 1922
...people's distresses. But what can I do? I see their situation; I know their danger, and participate in their sufferings, without having it in my power to...give them further relief than uncertain promises." "The supplicating tears of the women, and moving petitions of the men, melt me into such deadly sorrow,...
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The Virginia Frontier, 1754-1763

Louis Knott Koontz - Agriculture - 1925 - 186 pages
...would be a willing offering to savage fury, and die by inches to save a people! I see their situation, know their danger, and participate their sufferings,...speedy assistance sent from below, the poor inhabitants that are now in forts, must unavoidably fall, while the remainder of the country are flying before...
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