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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 5

Washington Irving - 1857
...: " 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,...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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life of george washington

washington irving - 1857
...• " 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,...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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Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - Presidents - 1857
...: " 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 woi-st et INSURRECTION IN MASSACHUSETTS. 523 once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - Presidents - 1857
...writes : "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,...liberties and properties will be secured, or let us know th« worst at once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents aim at. If they...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1857
...intluence is to be found ; nor if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for these disorder». Influence is not government. Let us have a government by which our livos, liberties, and proper tins will be secured ; or let us know the worst at once. Under these impressions...
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Chronicle of the conquest of Granada

Washington Irving - 1859
...: " 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,...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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Outlines of Universal History ...

Georg Weber - History, General - 1860 - 595 pages
...and, if attainable, it would not be a proper remedy for these disorders. Influence is not povernnrent. Let us have a government, by which our lives, liberties,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." § 520. Accordingly, a Convention of delegates from eleven of the States was held at Philadelphia in...
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Works, Volume 39

Washington Irving - American literature - 1857
...writes: " You talk, ruy good sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or,...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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The North-western Monthly: A Magazine Devoted to University Extension and to ...

Education - 1897
...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,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. — To Henry l<ee, in Congress, 31 October, 1786. Fain would I hope, that the great and most important...
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Alexander Hamilton and His Contemporaries: Or, The Rise of the American ...

Christopher James Riethmüller - Statesmen - 1864 - 452 pages
...to a friend in Congress, " of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." It was in the midst of all this confusion and terror, that the genius of Hamilton at length saw the...
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