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Arthur Brown; The Young Captain (Paperback): Elijah Kellogg
Arthur Brown; The Young Captain (Paperback): Elijah Kellogg

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Arthur Brown; The Young Captain (Paperback)

Elijah Kellogg

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... don't know enything 'bout Moses, and them old characters, but I know 'bout Gineral Washington, cause I fought under him, when he was kernel; yes, I go jn for the old horse that never balked at the steepest hill, but allus pulled, whether the load went, or whether other horses pulled or not." " Yes, my old friend, the heart of the country rests safely on Washington." " Then, parson, he's a prayin' man. Isaac Murch told me that; he said, that winter at Yalley Forge, when the soldiers were barefoot, and suffered so much, there was an, hour at noon when he couldn't be seen; if an express came, he wouldn't be disturbed; it was allers thought and said among the men, that he was at prayer. I allers thought them are the sort of men to foller." " Certainly; because in following them we may hope for the aid of Him by whom they are guided." " There's a great many in this place, parson, if you allow that there's any good thing in an Englishman, cry out, ' Tory' I" " That's too much the case, I know." " I don't want to swaller an Englishman whole. I know they press our seamen, and are overbear-in'; but, then, they press their own likewise, take a man from his own doorstep; but 'tain't the people, it's the government, does that. They say this new man that's come up--What's his name? " " Bonaparte." " That he's goin' to lick the English into shoestrings." " Then he'll do what has not been done for the last two hundred years." " I tell you it ain't in 'em; parson; it ain't in the men that live on frogs and soup to lick the men that eat beef and pork, I don't care who they're led by. When I was payin' for my place, I follered the sea a good deal. I have been in English ports and French ports; fought side by side with Englishmen, and aginst Frenchmen; and I don't...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Elijah Kellogg
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-13335-9
Barcode: 9781151133359
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > American history
Books > History > American history
Books > Humanities > History > American history > General
Books > History > American history > General
LSN: 1-151-13335-3

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