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" My religious and moral principles are strongly opposed to the practice of duelling, and it would ever give me pain to be obliged to shed the blood of a fellow-creature in a private combat forbidden by the laws. "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Página 273
1805
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Miscellaneous Essays and Reviews, Volume 2

Albert Barnes - 1855
...portion of mankind. " My religious and moral principles," says he in a paper found after his death, "are strongly opposed to the practice of duelling,...fellow-creature in a private combat forbidden by the laws."* To stand up against prevailing but bad customs ; to brave the smile of contempt and the finger of scorn...
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Miscellaneous Essays and Reviews

Albert Barnes - 1855
...portion of mankind. " My religious and moral principles/' says he in a paper found after his death, "are strongly opposed to the practice of duelling,...fellow-creature in a private combat forbidden by the laws/7* To stand up against prevailing but bad customs ; to brave the smile of contempt and the finger...
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Illustrated American Advertiser: The Historical Picture Gallery ..., Volume 5

1856
...abhorred the crime of duelling. In a paper drawn up by his own hand just before his death, he says — " My religious and moral principles are strongly opposed to the practice of duelling. It would ever give me pain to be obliged to shed the blood of a fellow-creature in a private combat,...
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The Life and Times of Alexander Hamilton

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - 1857 - 408 páginas
...motives, and views. I was certainly desirous of avoiding this interview for the most cogent reasons. "1. My religious and moral principles are strongly opposed...fellow-creature in a private combat forbidden by the laws. " 2. My wife and children are extremely dear to me, and my life is of the utmost importance to them...
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The Presbyterian Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Benjamin John Wallace, Albert Barnes - 1857
...fell in a duel. " My religious and moral principles," says he in a paper found after his death, • " are strongly opposed to the practice of duelling;...fellowcreature in a private combat, forbidden by the laws."—Life of VOL. v.—27 Burr, vol. ii. pp. 318, 319. The following declaration, substantially,...
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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volume 7

John Church Hamilton - 1864
...and views. " I was certainly desirous of avoiding this interview for the most cogent reasons : " 1. My religious and moral principles are strongly opposed...give me pain to be obliged to shed the blood of a fellow creature in a private combat forbidden by the laws. "2. My wife and children are extremely dear...
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The World at home

1858
...and views. I was certainly desirous of avoiding this interview, for the most cogent reasons. 'first. My religious and moral principles are strongly opposed...practice of duelling; and it would ever give me pain to shed the blood of a fellow-creature, in a private combat, forbidden by the laws. 'Secondly. My wife...
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A History of the United States of America: On a Plan Adapted to the Capacity ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1858 - 433 páginas
...convictions of conscience and duty. In a paper written before the meeting, but in prospect of it, he wrote, " My religious and moral principles are strongly opposed to the practice of duelling;" — and yet he went. It is said that he did not fire at Burr. But, how foolish, and even wicked, to expose...
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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volume 7

John Church Hamilton - 1865
...and views. " I was certainly desirous of avoiding this interview for the most cogent reasons : " 1. My religious and moral principles are strongly opposed...give me pain to be obliged to shed the blood of a fellow creature in a private combat forbidden by the laws. " 2. My wife and children are extremely...
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Historical Collections of New Jersey: Past and Present: Containing a General ...

John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - 1868 - 543 páginas
...to fire at Col. Burr. He gave his testimony against duelling in the same paper, in these words : " My religious and moral principles are strongly opposed to the practice of duelling. It would ever give me pain to be obliged to shed the blood of a fellow-creature in a private combat...
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