You talk, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for the disorders. Influence is not government. Let us have... HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. - Page 268by JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1867Full view
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...localities, there will be our downfall as a Nation." And to Henry Lee, In October, he cried forth, " Influence Is not government. Let us have a government...will be secured or let us know the worst at once." By this creed, by this defiant declaration of liberty or death—"my country or my grave"—that Knox...