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" Let me hope, Sir, that if aught in my character impresses you with esteem towards me, if aught in my misfortunes marks me as the victim of policy and not of resentment, I shall experience the operation of these feelings in your breast, by being informed... "
A History of the United States of America - Page 222
by Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1824 - 400 pages
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American Criminal Trials, Volume 2

Peleg Whitman Chandler - Crime - 1844
...misfortunes marks me as the victim of policy and not of resentment, I shall experience the operation of these feelings in your breast by being informed that I am not to die on a gibbet." " But," say the Congress, " the practice and usage of war .were against his request, and made the indulgence...
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The Library of American Biography, Volume 3

Jared Sparks - United States - 1835
...misfortunes marks me as the victim of policy and not of resentment, I shall experience the operation of these feelings in your breast, by being informed that I am not to die on a gibbet. " I have the honor to be your Excellency's most obedient and most humble servant, "JOHN ANDRE." The...
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The Visitor's Guide to the Sights of London: Including the National ...

1844
...towards me — if aught in my misfortunes marks me as the victim of policy and not of resentment, I shall experience the operation of those feelings in your breast, by being informed I am not to die on a gibbet. I have the honour to be, your Excellency, John Andre, Adjutant of British...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art
...marks me as the victim of policy, and not of resentment, I shall experience the operation of these feelings in your breast, by being informed that I am not to die on a gibbet. Even this request could not be complied with, and next day Major Andre was hanged as a spy. Andre was...
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution: Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1852
...marks me as the victim of policy and not of resentment, I shall experience ˇhe operation of these feelings in your breast by being informed that I am not to die on a gibbet. " I have the honor to be, your excellency's most obedient and most humble servant, "JOHN ANDRÍC."...
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History and adventure; or, Stories of remarkable men of all nations, by M.S ...

Edward N. Marks - 1854
...marks me as the victim of policy, and not of resentment, I shall experience the operation of these feelings in your breast, by being informed that I am not to die on a gibbet." This appeal was likewise in vain; and the brave young soldier, who scorned the very name of a spy, met with...
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Entertaining biography, from Chamber's repository

W. & R. Chambers Ltd - 1855
...misfortunes marks me aa the victim of policy and not of resentment, I shall experience the operation of these feelings in your breast, by being informed that I am not to die on a gibbet. I have the honour to be your excellency's most obedient and most humble servant, JOHK ANDBE.' To this...
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Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1857
...misfortunes marks me as the victim of policy and not of resentment, I shall experience the operation of thesa feelings in your breast by being informed that I am not to die on a gibbet." Had Washington consulted his feelings merely, this affecting appeal might not have been in vain, for...
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Incidents in American History

United States - 1856 - 448 pages
...made a last appeal in a letter to Washington, that he might be shot rather than die on a gibbet. The letter of Andre roused the sympathies of Washington,...and released. But the interests of his country were ut stake, and the sternness of justice demanded that private feelings should be sacrificed. Upon consulting...
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The life of George Washington

Joel Tyler Headley - 1856 - 477 pages
...esteem toward me, if aught in my misfortunes marks me as the victim of policy and not of resentment, I shall experience the operation of those feelings in...being informed that I am not to die on a gibbet." He waited anxiously but in vain for an answer. Still he could not believe his request would be denied,...
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