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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 cabinet of Irish literature, with biogr. sketches and literary notices ... - Page 43
edited by - 1880
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 11

1829
...probably 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...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 and clumsy...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 99

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1829
...longer period of my life engaged in ťar than most men, and principally, I may say, in civil war ; and 1 must say this, that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice...attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to do it. I say that there is nothing which destroys property and prosperity, and demoralizes character, to the...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 99, Part 1; Volume 145

Early English newspapers - 1829
...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...civil war in the country to which I was attached, 1 would sacrifice my life in order to do it. I say that there is nothing which destroys property and...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates, Volume 21

Great Britain - 1829
...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...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

James Edward Alexander (sir.) - 1840
...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

National Sunday school union - 1852
...than 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 - Lawyers - 1845 - 152 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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The Life and Times of Martin Van Buren: The Correspondence of His Friends ...

William Lyon Mackenzie - 1846 - 308 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...attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to do it. I say that there is nothing which destroys property and prosperity, and demoralizes character, to the...
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Life and times of sir Robert Peel, by W.C. Taylor (C. Mackay).

William Cooke Taylor - 1846
...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 Countess of Huntingdon's new magazine [afterw.] The Harbinger

1852 - 17 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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