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" The meeting was awfully solemn. The object which had called them together was of incalculable magnitude. The liberties of no less than three millions of people, with that of all their posterity, were staked on the wisdom and energy of their councils. "
Biographia Americana: Or, A Historical and Critical Account of the Lives ... - Page 139
by Benjamin Franklin French - 1820 - 356 pages
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A New American Biographical Dictionary; Or, Remembrancer of the Departed ...

Thomas Jones Rogers - 1823 - 376 pages
...of incalculable magnitude. The liberties of no less than three .millions of people, with that of all their posterity, were staked on the wisdom and energy...wonder, then, at the long and deep silence which is said^to have followed upon their organization; at the anxiety with which the members looked around...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary: Or, Rememberancer of the Departed ...

1824 - 518 pages
...of incalculable magnitude. The liberties of no less than three millions of people, with that of all their posterity, were staked on the wisdom and energy...around upon each other; and the reluctance which every indi\ idual felt to open a business so fearfully momentous. In the midst of this deep and death-like...
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Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry

William Wirt - 1834 - 482 pages
...of incalculable magnitude. The liberties of no less than three millions of people, with that of all their posterity, were staked on the wisdom and energy...organization ; at the anxiety with which the members looked aroiwid upon each other; and the reluctance which every individual felt to open a business so fearfully...
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The Magnolia, Or, Literary Tablet, Volume 1

1834 - 428 pages
...people, wit! that of all their posterity, were staked on the wisdom and energies of their councils. Ni> wonder, then, at the long and deep silence which is...followed upon their organization ; at the anxiety at which the members looked around upon each other, and the reluctance which every individual felt...
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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - 1839 - 934 pages
...of incalculable magnitude. The liberties t>f no less than three millions of people, with that of all their posterity, were staked on the wisdom and energy...organization ; at the anxiety with which the members looked round upon each other, and the reluctance which every individual felt to open a business so fearfully...
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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - 1843 - 866 pages
...incalculable magnitude. The liberties of no less than three millions of people, with that of all theit posterity, were staked on the wisdom and energy of...organization ; at the anxiety with which the members looked round upon each other, and the reluctance which every individual felt to open a business so fearfully...
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Lives of Benefactors

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 370 pages
...of incalculable magnitude. The liberties of no less than three millions of people, with that of all their posterity, were staked on the wisdom and energy...long and deep silence which is said to have followed immediately upon their organization ; caused by the anxiety with which the members looked round upon...
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Works, Volume 8

Washington Irving - 1857 - 1384 pages
...of incalculable magnitude. The liberties of no less than three millions of people, with that of all their posterity, were staked on the wisdom and energy of their councils.* "It is such an assembly," writes John Adams, who was present, " as never before came together on a...
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Ethan Allen and the Green-Mountain Heroes of '76: With a Sketch of the Early ...

Henry Walter DePuy - 1854 - 448 pages
...of incalculable magnitude The liberties of no less than three millions of peoj .e, with that of all their posterity, were staked on the wisdom and energy of their councils. No wonder, tl-wi, at the long and deep silence which is said to have followed upon their organization ; at the...
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The Mountain Hero [Ethan Allen] and His Associates

Henry Walter De Puy - 1855 - 450 pages
...of all their posterity, were staked on the svisdom and energy of their councils. No wonder, tl•jn, at the long and deep silence which is said to have followed upon their organization ; at the anxiety v th which the members looked rouYid upon each other; and the reluctance which every individual felt...
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