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" You always told us that you would never draw your foot off British ground; but now, Father, we see you are drawing back, and we are sorry to see our father doing so without seeing the enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat animal that carries... "
The History of the War, Between the United States and Great-Britain, which ... - Page 229
1815 - 402 pages
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The Life and Correspondence of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K. B.

Isaac Brock - Canada - 1847 - 512 pages
...represent him. You always told us that you would never draw your foot off British ground ; hut now, father, we see you are drawing back, and we are sorry to observe our father doing so without seeing the enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat...
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Historical Collections of Ohio: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Ohio - 1849 - 646 pages
...You always told us you would never draw your foot ofi" British ground ; but now, father, we see that you are drawing back, and we are sorry to see our...enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat dog, that carries his tail on its back, and when affrighted, drops it between its legs and runs off....
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Historical Collections of Ohio: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - History - 1851 - 636 pages
...You always told us you would never draw your foot off British ground ; but now, father, we see that you are drawing back, and we are sorry to see our...enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat dog, that carries his tail on its back, and when affrighted, drops it between its legs and runs off....
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The Anglo-American Magazine, Volume 4

Canada - 1854 - 710 pages
...you represent him. You always told us you would never draw your foot off British ground ; but now, father, we see you are drawing back, and we are sorry to see our Cither dqng so without seeing the enemy. We must compare our f ither's conduct to a fat aniii%ai, that...
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A History of the War Between Great Britain and the United States of America ...

Gilbert Auchinleck - Canada History War of 1812 - 1855 - 456 pages
...your foot off Irilish ground ; but now, father, we see you ore drawing hack, and we are sorry to se« our father doing so without seeing the enemy. We must...our father's conduct to a fat animal, that carries iIs tail upon its back, but when afrighted, it drops it between its iegs and runs oif. "Listín Father!...
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Life of Tecumseh, and of His Brother the Prophet: With a Historical Sketch ...

Benjamin Drake - Shawnee Indians - 1855 - 244 pages
...off British ground ; but now, father, We see that you are drawing back, and we are sorry to see OUT father doing so without seeing the enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat dog, that carries his tail on its back, but when affrighted, drops it between its legs and runs off....
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Illustrated American Advertiser: The Historical Picture Gallery ..., Volume 5

1856 - 458 pages
...You always told us you would never draw your foot off British ground ; but now, father, we see that you are drawing back, and we are sorry to see our...enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat dog, that carries his tail on his back, but when he is frightened, drops it between his legs and runs...
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Historical Collections of the Great West: ... Individual ..., Volumes 1-2

Henry Howe - 1856 - 462 pages
...ground ; but now, father, we see that you are drawIng back, and we are sorry to see our falher doing BO without seeing the enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat dog, thai carries his lail on its back, but when affrighted, drop* it between its legs and runs oil'....
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Life Among the Indians: Or, Personal Reminiscences and Historical Incidents ...

James Bradley Finley - History - 1857 - 816 pages
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