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" Lest this declaration should disquiet the minds of our friends and fellow-subjects in any part of the empire, we assure them that we mean not to dissolve that union which has so long and so happily subsisted between us, and which we sincerely wish to... "
The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: Late President of the ... - Page 42
by John Dickinson - 1801
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The Oxford Handbook of Early American Literature

Kevin J. Hayes - Literary Collections - 2008 - 636 pages
...conciliatory gesture: "Lest this Declaration should disquiet the Minds of our Friends and Fellow- Subjects in any part of the Empire, we assure them that we...which has so long and so happily subsisted between us" (Jefferson 1950, i: 217). Thomas Jefferson's original draft of the Declaration had been softened in...
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The North American Review, Volume 156

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1893
...Bunker Hill : " Lest this declaration should disquiet the minds of onr friends and fellow subjects in any part of the empire, we assure them that we...between us and which we sincerely wish to see restored. We have not raised armies with ambitious designs of separating from Great Britain and establishing...
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Making America / Making American Literature: Franklin to Cooper

A. Robert Lee, W. M. Verhoeven - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 360 pages
...Philadelphia, setting forth the Causes and Necessity of their taking up Arms." Jefferson, Papers, vol. 1, 217. which has so long and so happily subsisted between...Necessity has not yet driven us into that desperate Measure."11 The passage turns on the ambiguous "yet," which unsettles the present by anticipating a...
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History of Massachusetts ...: From July, 1775 ... to the year 1789 (inclusive)

Alden Bradford - Massachusetts - 1825
...a right to receive from us. — We however, assure our fellow subjects in every part of the Empire, that we mean not to dissolve that union which has so long subsisted between us, and which we sincerely wish to be restored. We have not raised armies with ambitious...
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