Braddock's Road and Three Relative Papers, 第 4 卷

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A.H. Clark Company, 1903 - 213 頁
 

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第 118 頁 - Moreover, the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, Son of man, set thy face against Mount Seir, and prophesy against it, and say unto it, Thus saith the Lord God...
第 68 頁 - Franklin went back to Pennsylvania, issued an address to the farmers appealing to their interest and their fears, and in a fortnight procured a hundred and fifty wagons, with a large number of horses.1 Braddock, grateful to his benefactor, and enraged at everybody else, pronounced him "Almost the only instance of ability and honesty I have known in these provinces.
第 37 頁 - Braddock refused the purse, insisted on the duel, was disarmed, and would not even ask his life. However, with all his brutality, he has lately been Governor of Gibraltar, where he made himself adored, and where scarce any Governor was endured before.
第 118 頁 - Son of man, set thy face against mount Seir, and prophesy against it, and say unto it, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, O mount Seir, I am against thee, and I will stretch out mine hand against thee, and I will make thee most desolate.
第 133 頁 - Who would have thought it?" Then he relapsed into silence, unbroken until a few minutes before his death at the Great Meadows on the evening of 13 July, when he said: "We shall better know how to deal with them another time.
第 37 頁 - ... Iroquois in disposition. He had a sister, who, having gamed away all her little fortune at Bath, hanged herself with a truly English deliberation, leaving only a note upon the table with those lines, ' To die is landing on some silent shore,' &c. When Braddock was told of it, he only said, ' Poor Fanny ! I always thought she would play till she would be forced to tuck herself up.
第 149 頁 - ... two good cooks, who could make an excellent ragout out of a pair of boots, had they but materials to toss them up with...
第 145 頁 - Sterling per Year. The Keepers live chiefly upon Milk, for out of their Vast Herds, they do condescend to tame Cows enough to keep their Family in Milk, Whey, Curds, Cheese and Butter; they also have Flesh in Abundance such as it is, for they eat the old Cows and lean Calves that are like to die. The Cow-Pen Men are hardy People, are almost continually on Horseback, being obliged to know the Haunts of their Cattle. You see, Sir, what a wild set of Creatures...
第 188 頁 - Youghiogheny, at a point afterwards known as Stewart's Crossing, and about half a mile below the present town of Connellsville. This part of the route is marked by the farm known as Mount Braddock. This second crossing of the Youghiogheny was effected on the 30th of June. The high grounds intervening between the river and its next tributary, Jacob's Creek, though trivial in comparison with what they had already passed, it may be supposed, presented serious obstacles to the troops, worn out with previous...
第 40 頁 - As the articles above mentioned are of a local and peculiar nature and arising entirely within your Government it is almost needless for me to acquaint you that his majesty will expect that the charge thereof be defrayed by his subjects belonging to "the same. But with regard...

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Archer Butler Hulbert was a professor of history at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, and author of

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