The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston

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New Library Press.Net, 1878 - 755 עמודים
 

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עמוד 709 - His nature is too noble for the world : He would not flatter Neptune for his trident, Or Jove for his power to thunder. His heart's his mouth : What his breast forges that his tongue must vent; And, being angry, does forget that ever He heard the name of death.
עמוד 559 - And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galileans were sinners above all the Galileans, because they suffered such things ? I tell you, Nay ; but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
עמוד 712 - The muffled drum's sad roll has beat The soldier's last tattoo; No more on life's parade shall meet That brave and fallen few. On fame's eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread, And glory guards, with solemn round, The bivouac of the dead.
עמוד 708 - Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man.
עמוד 203 - Martial law is hereby declared to exist in this Territory from and after the publication of this proclamation ; and no person shall be allowed to pass or repass into, or through, or from, this Territory without a permit from the proper officer.
עמוד 477 - Yours of this date, proposing armistice and appointment of Commissioners to settle terms of capitulation, is just received. No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works.
עמוד 477 - Federal forces the appointment of Commissioners to agree upon terms of capitulation of the forces and fort under my command, and in that view suggest an armistice until 12 o'clock to-day. I am, sir, very respectfully, Your ob't se'v't, SB BUCKNER, Brig. Gen. CSA To Brigadier-General US GRANT, Com'ding US Forces, Near Fort Donelson.
עמוד 283 - In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves stood tenantless, and the sheeted dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets...
עמוד 519 - The test of merit in my profession with the people is success. It is a hard rule, but I think it right.
עמוד 305 - Kentucky, the Government of the Confederate States, the State of Tennessee, and all others concerned, are hereby informed that " Kentucky expects the Confederate or Tennessee troops to be withdrawn from her soil unconditionally.

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