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" He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands. "
States' Rights and American Federalism: A Documentary History - Page 34
by Lynn Nelson - 1999 - 232 pages
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Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson ..., Volume 1

Thomas Jefferson - Constitutional history - 1829
...saved him. The fact is referred to in that paragraph of the Declaration of Independence, which says, ' He has constrained our fellow citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall...
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A Subaltern's Furlough: Descriptive of Scenes in Various Parts of ..., Volume 2

Edward Thomas Coke - Atlantic States - 1833
...cruelty and perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the head of a civilized nation. "He has constrained our fellow citizens taken captive on the high seas to bear arms against their country, to become the executio.iers of their friends and brethren, or to fall...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson: Author of the Declaration of Independence, and ...

William Linn - Presidents - 1834 - 267 pages
...cruelty and perfidy, [scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally] unworthy the head of a civilized nation. " He has constrained our fellow citizens taken captive on the high seas to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall...
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Lives of the Departed Heroes, Sages, and Statesmen of America: Confined ...

United States - 1834 - 400 pages
...cruelty and perfidy, scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the head of a civilized nation. He has constrained our fellow citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1835 - 300 pages
...cruelty and perfidy, scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the head of a civilized nation. He has constrained our fellow citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall...
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History of the American Revolution: With a Summary Review of the ..., Volume 1

John Lendrum - United States - 1836 - 377 pages
...cruelty and perfidy, scarcely paralleled in the most harharous ages, and totally unworthy the head of a civilized nation. " He has constrained our fellow citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to hear arms against their country, to hecome the executioners of their friends and hrethren, or to fall...
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History of the American Revolution: With a Summary Review of the ..., Volume 1

John Lendrum - United States - 1836 - 377 pages
...cruelty and perfidy, scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworilty the head of a civilized nation. " He has constrained our fellow citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to hear arms against their country, to hecome the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall...
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The New-York Review, Volume 1

Francis Lister Hawks, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - Bibliography - 1837
...the elty and perfidy unworthy the head ad of a civilized nation. of a civilized nation."—ConslituHe has constrained our fellow, citizens taken captive on the high seas to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall...
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A Manual of Legislative Practice and Order of Business in Deliberative Bodies

Joel Barlow Sutherland - Parliamentary practice - 1838 - 380 pages
...oruelty and perfidy, scarcely parallel in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the head of a civilized nation. He has constrained our fellow citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall...
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History of the United States of North America

John Frost - North America - 1838 - 375 pages
...perfidy, scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the head of a civilised nation. He has constrained our fellow citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall...
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