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" The fortune of war, General Gates, has made me your prisoner," to which the conqueror, returning a courtly salute, promptly replied, "I shall always be ready to bear testimony, that it has not been through any fault of your excellency. "
Historical Collections of the State of New York: Containing a General ... - Page 497
by John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - 1842 - 608 lehte
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Remarks, Made on a Short Tour: Between Hartford and Quebec, in the Autumn of ...

Benjamin Silliman - 1820 - 407 lehte
...General Burgoyne, raising his hat most gracefully, said ' The fortune of war, General Gates, has made me your prisoner ;' to which the conqueror, returning...has not been through any fault of your excellency.' Major General Phillips then advanced, and he, and General Gates saluted, and shook hands with the familiarity...
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Remarks, Made on a Short Tour, Between Hartford and Quebec, in the Autumn of ...

Benjamin Silliman - 1820 - 407 lehte
...General Burgoyne, raising his hat most gracefully, said ' The fortune of war, General Gates, has made me your prisoner ;' to which the conqueror, returning...has not been through any fault of your excellency.' Major General Phillips then advanced, and he, and General Gates saluted, and shook hands with the familiarity...
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A Tour to Quebec, in the Autumn of 1819

Benjamin Silliman - 1822 - 128 lehte
...General Burgoyne, raising his hat most gracefully, said ' The fortune of war, Ge* neral Gates, has made me your prisoner;' to which the conqueror, returning...saluted, and shook hands with the familiarity of old acquaintancesi The Baron Reidesel and the other officers were introduced in their turn." The Fishkill,...
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A History of the American Revolution; Comprehending All the ..., 2. köide

Paul Allen - 1822
...prisoner." General Gates, with a politeness intended at once to place his prisoner at ease with himself, replied, " I shall always be ready to bear testimony...has not been through any fault of your Excellency." The generals dined and spent the day together in all the familiarity of equal and long acquaintance....
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A History of the American Revolution: Comprehending All the ..., 2. köide

Paul Allen - 1822
...politeness intended at once to place his prisoner at ease with himself, replied, " I shall always he ready to bear testimony that it has not been through any fault of your Excellency." The generals dined and spent the day together in all the familiarity of equal and long acquaintance....
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A Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War, from 1775 to 1783

James Thacher - 1823 - 603 lehte
...ready to bear testimony, that it has not been through any fault of your Excellency." Major General Phillips then advanced, and he and General Gates saluted,...with the familiarity of old acquaintances. The Baron Reidesel and other officers were introduced in their turn." General Gates was remarkable for his humanity...
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Remarks made on a short tour between Hartford and Quebec, in the autumn of 1819

Benjamin Silliman - 1824 - 443 lehte
...ready to bear testimony, that it has not been through any fault of your excellency.' Major General Phillips then advanced, and he, and General Gates...with the familiarity of old acquaintances. The Baron Reidesel, and the other officers, were introduced in their turn." We passed the ruins of General Schuyler's...
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American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ...

1825 - 424 lehte
...General Burgoyne, raising his hat most gracefully, said, " The fortune of war, General Gates, has made me your prisoner ;" to which the conqueror, returning...has not been through any fault of your Excellency." The thanks of Congress were voted to General Gates and his army ; and a medal of gold, in commemoration...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives, Characters, and Aneccotes ...

1825 - 184 lehte
...General Burgoyne, raising his hat most gracefully, said, ''The fortune of war, General Gates, has made me your prisoner ;" to which the conqueror, returning...bear testimony that it has not been through any fault I of your Excellency." The thanks of Congress were Voted to General Gates and his army ; and a medal...
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A Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War: From 1775 to 1783

James Thacher - 1827 - 487 lehte
...gracefully, said, ' The fortune of war, General Gates, has made me your prisoner.' To which the cor queror, returning a courtly salute, promptly replied, ' I...has not been through any fault of your Excellency.' Major General Phillips then advanced, and he and General Gates saluted and shook hand» with the familiarity...
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