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John Adams : a life

Author: John E Ferling
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Adams; John Adams; John Adams
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John E Ferling
ISBN: 0870497308 9780870497308
OCLC Number: 23693384
Description: x, 535 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part One: Love of fame --
Vanity is my cardinal vice --
Shall I creep or fly? --
To thine own self be true --
The scene of action --
Part Two: An epocha in history --
Tea that bainfull weed --
Until our rights are fully restored --
We shall do something in time --
Oh that I was a soldier! --
A total absolute independence --
To leave this station with honour --
Part Three: Safe and glorious in the harbour of peace --
A man of no consequence --
My business is peace --
Thus drops the curtain --
High against America --
Part Four: One man of inflexible integrity --
Much to be grateful for --
An office of hard labor and severe duty --
War is inexpedient --
Thunderstruck --
The seeds of discontent and division --
Part Five: I still live and enjoy life --
A retired hermetical life --
A heavy burden to carry.
Responsibility: John Ferling.

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