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The late war, between the United States and Great Britain, from June 1812, to February 1815 - written in the ancient historical style (1816) (14740154946)

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The late war, between the United States and Great Britain, from June 1812, to February 1815 - written in the ancient historical style (1816) (14740154946)

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Identifier: latewarbetween_00hunt (find matches)
Title: The late war, between the United States and Great Britain, from June 1812, to February 1815 : written in the ancient historical style
Year: 1816 (1810s)
Authors: Hunt, Gilbert J
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Publisher: New York : Pub. and sold for the author, by David Longworth
Contributing Library: University of Pittsburgh Library System
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Pittsburgh Library System

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the pride of his heart. F 2 68 5 And when he came towards the ves-sel of the king, he used no entreaty withhis men, for they all loved him, and thepoint of his finger was as the Word of hismonth. 6 So when the ships came nigh untoone another, their thunders were tremen-dous, and the smoke thereof was as a blackcloud. 7 Nevertheless, in the space of about nine-ty minutes, the strong ship of Britain struckher red flag to the simple stripes of Columbia* 8 Now the Macedonian was a new ship,and she gat much damage. 9 But the United States, like the com-panions of Shadrach, moved unhurt upon thewaters; nay, even her wings were not singed. 10 And the slain and the wounded, of theship of the king, were five score and four. 11 And there fell of the people of Colum-bia five who were slain outright, and therewere seven maimed. 12 Moreover the ship of Britain had se-ven of the stolen men of Columbia therein,who were compelled to fight against theirbrethren; and two of them were slain inbattle. *
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69 13 And when Carden came on board theship of Columbia, he bowed his bead;, andoffered to put his sword, of curious work-manship, into the hands of Decatur. 14 Bui Decatur said unto him, Nay; thouhast defended thy ship like a valiant man;therefore, keep thy sword, but receive myhand. 15 So they sat down and drank wine to-gether, for the spirits of brave men mingleeven in the time of warfare. 16 And after they had eaten and drank,Carden opened his mouth, for he was trou-bled in his mind, and spake unto Decatur,saying: 17 Lo ! if this thing which hath happenedbe known unto the king, that one of the ves-sels of Britain hath struck her flag, and be-come captive to a vessel of the UnitedStates, what shall be done unto the captainthereof? for such a thing hath not beenheard of among the nations of the earth. 18 And Decatur answered, and spake un-to Carden, saying, Verily thou art deceived,neither will harm happen unto thee. 19 For, lo! it came to pass, about three-score days ago, that one

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the late war between the united states and great britain from june 1812 to february 1815 written in the ancient historical style 1816
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