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" At this very time, too, they are permitting their chief magistrate to send over not only soldiers of our common blood, but Scotch and foreign mercenaries to invade and destroy us. These facts have given the last stab to agonizing affection, and manly... "
Memoirs, correspondence and private papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed. by T.J ... - Page 21
by Thomas Jefferson - 1829
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Great Debates in American History: Colonial rights; the revolution; the ...

Marion Mills Miller - Civil rights - 1913
...from their councils the disturbers of our harmony, they have by their free election reestablished them in power, at this very time too they are permitting...not only soldiers of our common blood, but Scotch & foreign mercenaries, to invade & deluge "s in blood destroy us.2 these facts have given the last...
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Life of Charles Carroll of Carrollton

Lewis Alexander Leonard - Maryland - 1918 - 313 pages
...permitting their chief magistrate to send over not only soldiers of our own blood, but Scotch and other foreign mercenaries, to invade and destroy us. These facts have given the last stab to agonizing affections, and manly spirit bids us to renounce forever these unfeeling brethren. We must endeavor...
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America's Race Heritage: An Account of the Diffusion of Ancestral Stocks in ...

Clinton Stoddard Burr - African Americans - 1922 - 337 pages
...the first draft of the Declaration of Independence, there was the fact of the English King sending over "not only soldiers of our common blood, but 'Scotch...and foreign mercenaries to invade and destroy us." The descendants of the Scots who came over after the defeat of Culloden were undoubtedly Tories; as...
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Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson: Representative Selections

Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1934 - 422 pages
...their councils the disturbers of our harmony, they have, by their free election, re-established them in power. At this very time too, they are permitting...destroy us. These facts have given the last stab to agonising affection, and manly spirit bids us to renounce forever these unfeeling brethren. We must...
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Jefferson Himself: The Personal Narrative of a Many-Sided American

Thomas Jefferson - Biography & Autobiography - 1970 - 384 pages
...their councils the disturbers of our harmony, they have, by their free election, re-established them in power. At this very time too, they are permitting...agonizing affection, and manly spirit bids us to renounce forever these unfeeling brethren. We must endeavor to forget our former love for them, and hold them...
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American Literature, 1764-1789: The Revolutionary Years

Everett H. Emerson - Literary Criticism - 1977 - 301 pages
...the Parliament that they have elected. But the draft goes on to make a far more grievous complaint: at this very time too they are permitting their chief...not only soldiers of our common blood, but Scotch & foreign mercenaries to invade & deluge us in blood, these facts have given the last stab to agonizing...
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New World Metaphysics: Readings on the Religious Meaning of the American ...

Giles Gunn - Religion - 1981 - 482 pages
...their councils the disturbers of our harmony, they have, by their free election, re-established them in power. At this very time too, they are permitting...agonizing affection, and manly spirit bids us to renounce forever these unfeeling brethren. We must endeavor to forget our former love for them, and hold them...
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The American Colonies: From Settlement to Independence

Richard C. Simmons - History - 1981 - 438 pages
...keeping in power by their free election "the disturbers of our harmony" and "at this very time too ... permitting their chief magistrate to send over not...blood, but Scotch and foreign mercenaries to invade and deluge us in blood." The first item was deleted at the request of southerners who knew that their constituents...
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American Colonial Prose: John Smith to Thomas Jefferson

Mary Ann Radzinowicz, Graham Storey - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 285 pages
...their councils the disturbers of our harmony, they have, by their free election, re-established them in power. At this very time, too, they are permitting...agonizing affection, and manly spirit bids us to renounce forever these unfeeling brethren. We must endeavor to forget our farmer love for them, and hold them...
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Virtue, Commerce, and History: Essays on Political Thought and History ...

J. G. A. Pocock - History - 1985 - 321 pages
...at their head for a ministry . . ." 18 See Jefferson's drafts for the Declaration of Independence: "Not only soldiers of our common blood. but Scotch and foreign mercenaries to invade and destroy us . . ." Carl Becker, The Declaration of necessarily popular in the sense that it was outside the intimate...
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