The United States Magazine, and Literary and Political Repository, Numéro 1,Volume 1
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Page 72 - What hands are here ? ha ! they pluck out mine eyes. Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand ? No, this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red.
Page 22 - Oh, general ! An indecisive mind is one of the greatest misfortunes that can befall an army ; how often have I lamented it this campaign.
Page 22 - King's Bridge and the Plains. And I have no doubt, had you been here, the garrison of Mount Washington would now have composed a part of this army.
Page 67 - Prisoners to us than Death. Bear 'em speedily From our kind air (to them unkind), and minister What man to man may do ! for our sake, more ! Since I have known frights, fury, friends' behests, Love's provocations, zeal, a mistress...
Page 22 - I do not mean to flatter or praise you at the expense of any other ; but I confess, I do think that it is entirely owing to you, that this army and the liberties of America, so far as they are dependent on it, are not totally cut off.
Page 27 - If the army, in common with all other public creditors, insist on the grant of general permanent funds for liquidating all the public debts, there can be little doubt that such revenues will be obtained...
Page 27 - With the due exception of miracles, there is no probability that the states will ever make such grants unless the army be united and determined in the pursuit of it, and unless they be firmly supported by and as firmly support the other creditors.
Page 68 - I know she's his ; he has a tongue will tame Tempests, and make the wild rocks wanton. Come what can come, The worst is death ; I will not leave the kingdom...
Page 44 - I have since had sufficient reason for believing, that the object of the author was just, honorable, and friendly to the country, though the means suggested by him were certainly liable to much misunderstanding and abuse.
Page 72 - It is the very error of the moon ; She comes more near the earth than she was wont ; And makes men mad.