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" These swords are accompanied with an injunction not to unsheath them for the purpose of shedding blood, except it be for self-defence, or in defence of their country and its rights ; and in the latter case, to keep them unsheathed, and prefer falling... "
Tufts College Graduate - Page 78
1901
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 37

1800
...injunction not to unlheath them for the purpofe of Ihedding blood, except it be tor leif-dc> fence, or in defence of their country and its rights; and, in the Utter cafe, to keep them unflieathed, and prefer falling with them in their hands to the rellnquilhment...
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Eulogies and Orations on the Life and Death of General George Washington ...

Eulogies - 1800 - 304 pages
...injunction not to unfheath them for the purpofe of fhedding of blood, except it be for felf-defence, or in defence of their country and its rights ; and in the latter cafe, to keep them unfheathed, and prefer falling with them in their hands to the relinquifhment thereof."...
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Public Characters, Volume 3

Biography - 1801
...injunction not to unsbeath them for the " purpose of shedding blood, except it be for self defence, or in " defence of their country and its rights ;...them in their " hands to the relinquishment thereof." vice under the command of Colonel Mercer (formerly aid-de-camp to General Lee), and was, on this occasion,...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 ..., Volume 3

1801
...injunction not to unshtath them for the •' purpose of shedding blood, except it be for self defence, or in " defence of their country and its rights; and...unsheathed, and prefer falling with them in their " hand* to the relincjuibhment thereof." •vice under the command of Colonel Mercer (formerly aid-de-camp...
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Public Characters

Great Britain - 1801
...choose in the order th«y are named. These sword;; are accompanied with? an injunction not to unsheath them for the,, purpose of shedding blood, except it be for self-defence, or in defence,of their country and its rights ; and in the latter case, to keep them unsheathed, and prefer...
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Annual Register, Volume 42

History - 1801
...an injunction notto unlheath them for the purpofe of ihedding blood, except it be for fell-defence, or in defence of their country and its rights ; and, in the latíer cafe, lo keep them uniheathed, and prefer falling with them in their hands to (he reliiiejuiihment...
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The Washingtoniana: Containing a Sketch of the Life and Death of the Late ...

1802 - 411 pages
...chuse in the order they are named. These swords are accompanied with an injun&ion, not to un sheath them for the purpose of shedding blood, except it...them in their hands to the relinquishment thereof. AND now, having gone through these specific devises, with explanations for the more correct understanding...
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First Ripe Fruits: being a collection of tracts; to which are added two ...

John Mitchell MASON (D.D.) - Lord's Supper - 1803 - 304 pages
...they are the words of WASHINGTON, " these swords are accompanied with an injunction not to unsheath them for the purpose of shedding blood, except it...them in their hands to the relinquishment thereof." In his acts, Americans, you have seen the man. In the complicated excellence of character, he stands...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the ...

David Ramsay - Presidents - 1807 - 464 pages
...choose in the order they are named. These swords are accompanied with an injunction, not to unsheath them for the purpose of shedding blood, except it...and prefer falling with them in their hands to the relinquishmen t thereof. And now, having gone through these specific devises with explanations, for...
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - United States - 1807 - 2 pages
...an injunction not to unsheath them for the purpose of shedding blood, except it be for self defence, or in defence of their country and its rights ; and...them in their hands to the relinquishment thereof. ANP NOW, having gone through these specific Devises, with explanations for the more correct understanding...
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