Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" MR. STRAHAN, You are a member of parliament, and one of that majority which has doomed my country to destruction. — You have begun to burn our towns, and murder our people. — Look upon your hands! — They are stained with the blood of your relations... "
The Story-life of Washington: A Life-history in Five Hundred True Stories ... - Page 214
by Wayne Whipple - 1911 - 709 pages
Full view - About this book

Understanding the American Revolution: Issues and Actors

Jack P. Greene, Jack Phillip Greene - History - 1995 - 401 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
No preview available - About this book

A Century of Dishonor: A Sketch of the United States Government's Dealings ...

Helen Hunt Jackson - History - 1995 - 528 pages
...to each congressman at personal expense. Embossed on the cover were the words of Benjamin Franklin: "Look upon your hands! They are stained with the blood of your relations." Jackson's A Century of Dishonor was above all propaganda for her crusade— by definition it was one-sided....
Limited preview - About this book

The Long Fuse: How England Lost the American Colonies, 1760-1785

Don Cook - History - 1996 - 416 pages
...in London: Mr. Strahan, You are a member of Parliament and one of that Majority which has doomed my Country to Destruction. You have begun to burn our...You are now my Enemy and I am Yours, B. Franklin. But Franklin reconsidered his outburst against an old friend. The letter remained among his papers...
Limited preview - About this book

Understanding Cultures through Their Key Words: English, Russian, Polish ...

Anna Wierzbicka - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 328 pages
...treated as opposites. For example: Friends are as dangerous as enemies. (Thomas De Quincey, "Essays") You and I were long friends; you are now my enemy and I am Yours, Benjamin Franklin. (Letter to William Strahan) Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain...
Limited preview - About this book

Benjamin Franklin and His Enemies

Robert Middlekauff - History - 1996 - 274 pages
...tyranny. To Strahan he wrote: You are a Member of Parliament, and one of that Majority which has doomed my Country to Destruction. You have begun to burn our...You are now my Enemy, and I am, Yours, B. Franklin" Franklin did not retreat from this assessment in the years to come, though he relented in his condemnation...
Limited preview - About this book

Philosophical Melancholy and Delirium: Hume's Pathology of Philosophy

Donald W. Livingston - History - 1998 - 433 pages
...harsh words to Strahan: "You are a Member of Parliament, and one of that Majority which has doomed my Country to Destruction. You have begun to burn our...long Friends: You are now my Enemy and I am, Yours." 18 Had the war not occurred, Strahan might well have produced an American edition of the works of his...
Limited preview - About this book

Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 361 pages
...Philada. July 5. 1775 You are a Member of Parliament, and one of that Majority which has doomed my Country to Destruction. You have begun to burn our...long Friends: You are now my Enemy, and I am, Yours, Letter to Benjamin Vaughan, 9 November 1779 Franklin was considered by the Enlightenment to be a philosopher,...
Limited preview - About this book

Philosophical Melancholy and Delirium: Hume's Pathology of Philosophy

Donald W. Livingston - History - 1998 - 433 pages
...harsh words to Strahan: "You are a Member of Parliament, and one of that Majority which has doomed my Country to Destruction. You have begun to burn our...were long Friends: You are now my Enemy and I am, Yours."18 Had the war not occurred, Strahan might well have produced an American edition of the works...
Limited preview - About this book

You Have Stept Out of Your Place: A History of Women and Religion in America

Susan Hill Lindley - Religion - 1996 - 516 pages
...Congressman, "bound in blood-red cloth. . . . Embossed on the cover were the words of Benjamin Franklin: 'Look upon your hands! They are stained with the blood of your relations.'"5- She then turned her attention to the plight of the California Mission Indians, another...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF