I do; I know their virtues and their valor; I know they can achieve anything but impossibilities; and I know that the conquest of British America is an impossibility. You cannot, my Lords, you cannot conquer America. What is your present situation there... The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer]. - Seite 151von Thomas Mortimer - 1810Vollansicht
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William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - 1920
...affidavits; sufferances; minutest. SPEECH AGAINST WAR WITH THE COLONIES WILLIAM PITT, EARL OF CHATHAM My Lords, you cannot conquer America. What is your...the sufferings, perhaps total loss, of the Northern s force, the best appointed army that ever took the field, commanded by Sir William Howe, has returned...
Ernest Clark Hartwell - 1921
...impossibilities; and I know that the conquest of English America is an impossibility. 10 You cannot, my lords, you cannot conquer America. What is your...campaigns we have done nothing and suffered much. You may swell every expense, accumulate every assistance, and extend your is traffic to the shambles...
...(Lord Amherst), now a noble Lord in this House, a long and laborious campaign, to expel five thousand Frenchmen from French America. My Lords, you cannot...campaigns we have done nothing and suffered much. As to conquest, therefore, my Lords, I repeat, it is impossible. You may swell every expense and every...
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