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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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How Our Grandfathers Lived

Albert Bushnell Hart, Annie Bliss Chapman - American literature - 1903 - 408 pages
...represent him. 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...carries its tail upon its back, but when affrighted, it drops it between its legs, and runs off. Listen Father ! — The Americans have not yet defeated...
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Four American Indians: King Philip, Pontiac, Tecumseh, Osceola; a Book for ...

Edson Leone Whitney, Frances Melville Perry - 1904 - 252 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 its tail on its back, but when affrighted it drops it between its legs and runs off....
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History of Ohio: From the Glacial Period to the Present Time

James Patterson Lawyer - Ohio - 1904 - 510 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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5867 B.C.-1906 A.D

Charles Francis Horne - World history - 1905 - 580 pages
...his intentions are. 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...enemy. We must compare our Father's conduct to a fat dog that carries his tail upon his back, but when affrighted it drops it between its legs and runs...
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Canadian Life in Town & Country

Henry James Morgan, Lawrence Johnstone Burpee - Canada - 1905 - 362 pages
...among the famous speeches of the world. Tecumseh compared Proctor's conduct of the campaign to that of a fat animal, ' that carries its tail upon its back, but when affrighted, it drops it between its legs and runs off.' Proctor retreated to Moraviantown, despite Tecumseh's bitter...
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Lives of Famous Indian Chiefs, from Cofachiqui, the Indian Princess, and ...

Norman Barton Wood - Indians - 1906 - 806 pages
...told us," said he, "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 its tail on its back, but when affrighted drops it between its legs and runs off....
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The World's Famous Orations, Volume 8

William Jennings Bryan, Francis Whiting Halsey - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1906 - 286 pages
...represent him. 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...see our father doing so without seeing the enemy. We VIII— 2 17 must compare our father's conduct to a fat animal that carries its tail upon its back,...
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Ohio ArchŠological and Historical Quarterly, Volume 15

Ohio - 1906 - 538 pages
...never draw your foot off British ground ; but now, father, we see you are drawing back (retreating) 'and we are sorry to see our father doing so without seeing the enemy. We must compare our parties condition to a fat dog, that carries its tail on its back, but when affrightened, drops it...
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The Rise of American Nationality, 1811-1819

Kendric Charles Babcock - History - 1906 - 377 pages
...abandon these places greatly disgusted Tecumseh, who contemptuously compared Proctor, in his presence, "to a fat animal that carries its tail upon its back, but when affrighted it drops it between its legs and runs off." The Americans were soon in pursuit of the fugitive army,...
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