... such was his unmoved courage and placid temper, that while it changed the affection of the enemies who had come to witness it, and turned their joy to sorrow, it filled all men else with admiration and emotion, leaving with them only this doubt, —... Mornings of the Recess, 1861-4 - Page 121864Full view
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Massachusetts Historical Society - 1875
...more cruel expectation of his enemies. And what did all this work on the resolution of our Raleigh? Made it an impression of weak fear, or a distraction...soul suffer. He gathered only the more strength and advantnge ; his mind became the clearer, as if already it had been freed from the clond and oppression...