Patriots


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Patriots

Americans demanding independence from Britain.
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He was unrecognizable, something quite beyond the ken of honest, ordinary revolutionists whose fiercest hatred for Diaz and his tyranny after all was only that of honest and ordinary patriots.
He was their "little mystery," their "big patriot," and in his way he worked as hard for the coming Mexican Revolution as did they.
Be the good and true men among them honored; for they were as much our countrymen as the patriots were.
Warren was an eloquent and able patriot," replied Grandfather.
The true patriots have long bewailed the fatal tendency of these vices, and have made no less than four regular experiments by EXTRAORDINARY ASSEMBLIES, convened for the special purpose, to apply a remedy.
DURING the Civil War a Patriot was passing through the State of Maryland with a pass from the President to join Grant's army and see the fighting.
When toned down again, the unimpeachable patriot appeared in the witness-box.
I confess, however, that I do not think of him as a patriot and a socialist when I read him; he is then purely a poet, whose gift holds me rapt above the world where I have left my troublesome and wearisome self for the time.
It struck him as a momentary revelation of what he had written of in "The Patriot Martyrs" as
The proceedings under Lycurgus were less regular; but as far as the advocates for a regular reform could prevail, they all turned their eyes towards the single efforts of that celebrated patriot and sage, instead of seeking to bring about a revolution by the intervention of a deliberative body of citizens.
You want the land - you want to rule, to plant a flag, and be called a patriot.
He was, in one sense of the word, a patriot, but it was the meanest and smallest sense.