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" I am one of those who have probably passed a longer period of my life engaged in war than most men, and principally, I may say, in civil war ; and I must say this — that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice whatever, even one month of civil war in the... "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Page 340
1829
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 11

1829 - 828 pages
...passed a longer period of my life engaged in war than most men, and principally in civil war; and I must say this, that if I could avoid, BY ANY SACRIFICE...attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to do it. This I quote from Barrow's Mirror of Parliament ; I do not charge his Grace with the ungrammatical...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates, Volume 21

Great Britain. Parliament - 1829 - 1008 pages
...longer period of my life engaged in war than most men, and principally, I may say, in civil war ; and I must say this — that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice...even one month of civil war in the country to which I am attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to do it [cheers]. I say that there is nothing which...
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Life of ... the duke of Wellington, Volume 2

sir James Edward Alexander - 1840 - 620 pages
...life engaged in war than most men, and principally I may say in civil war; and I must say this,—that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice whatever, even one month of civil war in the country to which I am attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to do it. I say that there is nothing which destroys...
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The Union Magazine for Sunday School Teachers, Volume 1

1852 - 580 pages
...mr UNIOK MAGAZINE.] 2 B [JDECEMBER, 1S5' men, and principally, I may say, in civil war too ; and I must say this, that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice...one month of civil war, in the country to which I am attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to do it." But in " fighting the good fight of faith,"...
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The Lives and Opinions of Benj'n Franklin Butler: United States District ...

William Lyon Mackenzie - 1845 - 494 pages
...If I could avoid, by any sacrifice whatever, (said the Duke of Wellington on a memorable occasion,) even one month of civil war in the country to which...was attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to dn it. I say that there is nothing which destroys property and prosperity, and demoralizes character,...
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Life and times of sir Robert Peel, by W.C. Taylor (C. Mackay).

William Cooke Taylor - 1846 - 738 pages
...longer period of my life engaged in war than most men, and principally, I may say, in civil war ; and I must say this — that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice whatever, even one month of civil war to the country to which I am attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to doit: (cheers.) I say...
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The Harbinger, Or, New Magazine of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion

1852 - 782 pages
...probably passed more of my life in war than most men, and principally, I may say, in civil war too ; and I must say this, that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice...one month of civil war, in the country to which I am attached, / would sacrifice my life in order to do it." There is no withstanding a declaration like...
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The Juvenile instructor and companion, Volumes 3-5

Young people - 1852 - 1020 pages
...most men, and principally, I may say, in civil war, too; and I must say this, that if 1 could •void, by any sacrifice whatever, even one month of civil war in the country to which I am attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to do it." This was noble in a soldier j but we think...
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Life, Military and Civil, of the Duke of Wellington

William Hamilton Maxwell - 1852 - 562 pages
...passed a longer period of my life engaged in war than most men, and principally in civil war ; and I must say this, that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice...would sacrifice my life in order to do it. I say, there is nothing which destroys property, eats up prosperity by the roots, and demoralizes the character,...
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Life, Military and Civil, of the Duke of Wellington

William Hamilton Maxwell - 1852 - 562 pages
...have passed more of my life in war than most men, and principally, I may say, in civil war too ; and I must say this, that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice...even one month of civil war in the country to which I am attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to do it." The tempest now burst forth in all its might...
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