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" He was a foe without hate ; a friend without treachery; a soldier without cruelty ; a victor without oppression, and a victim without murmuring. He was a public officer without vices; a private citizen without wrong; a neighbor without reproach; a Christian... "
The Making of America - Page 50
edited by - 1906
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Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

United States. Congress - Law
...the war. And at no time was their greatness more apparent than on that quiet Sunday afternoon. Lee, "a foe without hate, a friend without treachery, a soldier without cruelty, and a victim without murmuring," in adversity showed a quiet dignity and courtesy that deserves our...
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Readings, Recitations, and Impersonations

Ermine Owen - Readers - 1891 - 257 pages
...heaven to catch its summit. He possessed every virtue of the other great commanders without their vices. He was a foe without hate, a friend without treachery, a soldier without cruelty, and a victim without murmuring. He was a public officer without vice, a private citizen without wrong,...
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Senator Benjamin H. Hill of Georgia: His Life, Speeches and Writings

Statesmen - 1893 - 823 pages
...Heaven to catch its summit. He possessed every virtue of other great commanders without their vices. He was a foe without hate ; a friend without treachery ; a soldier without cruelty; я victor without oppression, and a victim without murmuring. He was a public officer without vices...
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General Lee

Fitzhugh Lee - Generals - 1894 - 433 pages
...phrase declaimed : " He was a foe without hate, a friend without treachery, a soldier without cruelty, and a victim without murmuring. He was a public officer...reproach, a Christian without hypocrisy, and a man without guilt. He was Caesar without his ambition, Frederick without his tyranny, Napoleon without his selfishness,...
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General Lee

Fitzhugh Lee - 1894 - 433 pages
...imitations of generations yet unborn." And Benjamin Hill, of Georgia, in beautiful phrase declaimed : " He was a foe without hate, a friend without treachery, a soldier without cruelty, and a victim without murmuring. He was a publie officer without vices, a private citizen without wrong,...
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On the Wing

Samuel Augustus Steel - United States - 1896 - 312 pages
...to catch its summit. He possessed every virtue of the other great commanders, without their vices. He was a foe without hate, a friend without treachery, a soldier without cruelty, and a victim without murmuring. He was a public officer without faults, a private citizen without vices,...
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volumes 25-26

Southern Historical Society - Confederate States of America - 1897
...live — a high model for the imitation of generations yet unborn. As has been beautifully said, " he was a foe without hate; a friend without treachery; a soldier without cruelty, and a victim without murmuring. He was a public officer without vices; a private citizen without wrong;...
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volumes 25-26

Southern Historical Society - Confederate States of America - 1897
...live — a high model for the imitation of generations yet unborn. As has been beautifully said, " he was a foe without hate; a friend without treachery; a soldier without cruelty, and a victim without murmuring. He was a public officer without vices; a private citizen without wrong;...
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The Maryland Line in the Confederate Army, 1861-1865

William Worthington Goldsborough - Maryland - 1900 - 371 pages
...other great commanders without their vices. He was a foe without hate, a friend without treachery, a private citizen without wrong, a neighbor without...reproach, a Christian without hypocrisy, and a man without guilt. He was Caesar without his ambition, Frederick without his tyranny, Napoleon without his selfishness,...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 55

Education - 1906
...which he was engaged, but left us an undying example of American manhood. It is said of him that " he was a foe without hate, a friend without treachery,...soldier without cruelty, a victor without oppression, a victim without murmuring, a private citizen without wrong, a neighbor without reproach, a Christian...
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