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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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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

History - 1925
...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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The Story of Winchester in Virginia: The Oldest Town in the Shenandoah Valley

Oren F. Morton - Winchester (Va.) - 1925 - 336 pages
...statement, also in a letter to the governor : "I see their situation, know their danger, and participate in their sufferings, without having it in my power to give them further relief than uncertain promises. I see inevitable destruction in so clear a light that unless vigorous measures are taken by the Assembly...
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The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745 ...

George Washington - United States - 1931
...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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Papers for Program[s], Volumes 1-12

United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission - 1931
...means to protect the border settlers. One of these shows how deeply he was stirred by the conditions : than uncertain promises. In short, I see inevitable...light, that, unless vigorous measures are taken by the Assentibly, and speedy assistance sent from below, the poor inhabitants that are now in forts, must...
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Honor to George Washington and Reading about George Washington: Pamphlets 1 ...

Albert Bushnell Hart - 1932 - 198 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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Hopewell Friends History, 1734-1934, Frederick County, Virginia: Records of ...

Joint Committee of Hopewell Friends - Reference - 1975 - 671 pages
...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,...promises. In short, I see inevitable destruction in so dear a light, that, unless vigorous measures are taken by the Assembly, and speedy assistance sent...
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France and England in North America: Count Frontenac and New France under ...

Texas Parkman, Francis Parkman, David Levin - History - 1983 - 1620 pages
...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,...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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West Virginia: A Guide to the Mountain State

West Virginia - 1952
...little acquainted, Sir, with pathetic language to attempt a description of the people's distresses — I see inevitable destruction in so clear a light,...speedy assistance sent from below, the poor inhabitants that are now in the fort must unavoidably fall, while the remainder are flying before the barbarous...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 44

1854
...sensible of wrongs and swelling for redress. I see their situation, know their danger, and participate in their sufferings without having it in my power to give them further relief than uncertain promises." These things, together with the unmerited abuse heaped upon the officers, and thus, indirectly upon...
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