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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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Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

United States. Congress - Law - 1929
...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...
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Honor to George Washington and Reading about George Washington: Pamphlets 1 ...

Albert Bushnell Hart - 1932 - 198 pages
...1786: "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,...be a proper remedy for the disorders. Influence is no government. Let us have one by which our lives, liberties, and property will be secured, or let...
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Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress, Volume 82

United States. Congress - Law - 1938
...where that influence Is to be found; nor, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for these disorders. Influence Is not government. Let us have...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." 80 the first function of the Constitution was the creation of the Federal Union, and the dominant and...
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Annual Report of the Illinois State Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1896
...scanned the situation more closely than the Father of his Country, and in writing to Col. Lee he snid: ''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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A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the ...

Matthew Spalding, Patrick J. Garrity - History - 1996 - 216 pages
...self-government, the rebellion pushed forward the need for reform: "Influence is no Government. Let us have one by which our lives, liberties, and properties 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."32 Washington forwarded...
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Revolutionary America, 1763-1815: A Political History

Francis D. Cogliano - History - 2000 - 275 pages
...atrainable, that it would be proper remedy to the disorders. Influence is no government. Let us have one by which our lives, liberties, and properties 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. Know precisely what...
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 55

Daughters of the American Revolution - Genealogy - 1921
...folly. " 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 DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION MAGAZINE remedy for the disorders. Influence is no government....
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George Washington

Woodrow Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 372 pages
...to Henry Lee, in Congress, "of employing influence to appease the present tumults ia Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy tor the disorders. Influence is no government. Let us have one by which our lives, liberties, and properties...
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So it Was Written

Patriot Hall - 2004
...what good ideas should or should not, be made into law. "Influence is no government. Let us have one by which our lives, liberties, and properties will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." George Washington This can only be done by; 1. Having a testament of right (a constitution) that all...
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The Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 416 pages
..." You talk, my good sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. l know not where that influence is to be found, or,...for the disorders. Influence is not government. Let as have a government by which our lives, liberties and properties will be secured, or let us know the...
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