United States History. Taylor and Fillmore Administration: Pamphlet Box

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Page 47 - Yet am I thankful : if my heart were great, 'Twould burst at this : Captain I'll be no more ; But I will eat and drink, and sleep as soft As captain shall : simply the thing I am Shall make me live.
Page 3 - To hear an open slander is a curse: But not to find an answer, is a worse.
Page 14 - Ordered, That the Secretary lay the said resolution before the President of the United States.
Page 9 - II. In compliance with the sixty-fifth of the Rules and Articles of War, the whole proceedings of the general court-martial in the foregoing case have been transmitted to the Secretary of War, and by him laid before the President of the United States.
Page 9 - to be restored to the army, with the rank and station which he would have held, had he not been dropped from the rolls, on the happening of the first vacancy of the appropriate grade in the 5th infantry, his former regiment.
Page 17 - Tue proceedings of general courts martial shall be assimilated to the forms and modes of procedure directed for like courts, by the
Page 39 - April 7, 1^9!), in the aforesaid cause, which case was referred to this court by the Committee on Military Affairs of the Senate of the United States, under the act of March 3, 1883. 1 am, very respectfully yours, etc., JOHN RANDOLPH, Assistant Clerk, Court of Claims. The PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE. [Court of Г!а ím╗.
Page 46 - ... general says, you, that have so traitorously discovered the secrets of your army, and made such pestiferous reports of men very nobly held, can serve the world for no honest use ; therefore you must die. Come, headsman, off with his head. Par.
Page 46 - ... 241. Quid est veritas ?— John xviii. 38. (What is truth ?) ' What is truth 1 ' said jesting Pilate. (Ess. Truth.) Opinion sick, truth suspected. (John, iv. 2.) Only sin And hellish obstinacy tie thy tongue, That truth may be suspected. (All's W. i. 3.) Par. I will say true — or thereabouts set down — for I'll speak truth. 1 Lord. He's very near the truth in this.

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