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" 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 268
by JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1867
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Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - 1869
...employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influcnce is to be found, or, if attainable, that it would be...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents aim at. If they have real grievances,...
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Works of Washington Irving: Washington

Washington Irving - 1869
...to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be founder, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for...properties will be secured, or let us know the worst at INSURRECTION IN MASSACHUSETTS. 523 once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the ..., Volumes 53-54

Law - 1896
...scanned the situation more closely than the father of his country, and in writing to Col. Lee he said: "Let us have a government by which our lives, liberties and properties will be secure, or let us know the worst at once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - 1873
...: " 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,...and properties will be secured, or let us know the woist at ar»ce. There is a call for decision. Know preci sely what the insurgents aim at. If they...
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Soldier and patriot, the story of G. Washington

Frances Mary Owen - 1873 - 255 pages
...You talk, my good sir, of employing influence to appease the general tumults in Massachusetts. . . . Influence is not government. Let us have a Government...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. Under these impressions, my humble opinion is that there is a call for decision." In November he writes,...
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Manuel of the Constitution of the United States

Israel Ward Andrews - 1874
..."You talk, my good sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. * * * Influence is not government. Let us have a government...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." l The weakness of the Confederation, especially in its relation to the revenue, had been early seen...
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Soldier and Patriot: The Story of George Washington

Frances May (Synge) Owen - 1875 - 255 pages
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History of the American Revolution: The Student's Life of Washington ...

Washington Irving - Children's literature - 1876 - 714 pages
...employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that mfluence is to be found, or, if attainable, that it would be...proper remedy for the disorders. Influence is not gocTrnment. Let us have a government by which onr lives, liberties and properties will be secured,...
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Satan as a Moral Philosopher: With Other Essays and Sketches

Caleb Sprague Henry - Essays - 1877 - 296 pages
...strain: "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,...have a government by which our lives, liberties, and property will be secured, or let us know the worst at once."* No wonder he was out of patience, and...
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