Patrick Henry

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Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 120,527 / 374 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.3
LoC Categories: CD, D
Downloads: 445
Added to site: 2009.07.11
mnybks.net#: 24677
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Biography, History
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ve for him merely a consumer of capital and a producer of bad debts; and in view of the necessity of soon closing it, he had ample excuse for taking into consideration what he should do next. Already was he the happy father of sundry small children, with the most trustworthy prospect of a steady enlargement and multiplication of his paternal honors. Surely, to a man of twenty-three, a husband and a father, who, from the age of fifteen, had been engaged in a series of enterprises to gain his livelihood, and had perfectly failed in every one of them, the question of his future means of subsistence must have presented itself as a subject of no little pertinence, not to say urgency. However, at that time Patrick seems to have been a young fellow of superabounding health and of inextinguishable spirits, and even in that crisis of his life he was able to deal gayly with its problems. In that very year, 1759, Thomas Jefferson, then a lad of sixteen, and on his way to the College of William and Mary, happened to spen

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