War of two : Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the duel that stunned the nation /

Examines the rivalry between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, whose infamous duel left the Founding Father dead and turned a sitting vice-president into a fugitive.

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Main Author: Sedgwick, John, 1954- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : New American Library, 2016.
Edition:New American Library trade paperback edition.
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505 0 |a Part 1. The roots of hatred -- In the hands of an angry God -- Contentment -- Platonic love is arrant nonsense -- The prodictious glare of almost perpetual lightning -- Refinement -- In the roseate bowers of Cupid -- Six slayloads of bucks and belles -- Holy ground -- A fever for war -- Liberty or death -- When in the course of human events -- The Malcolms -- A lady with a beautiful waist -- Beauty is woman's sceptre -- The Schuylers -- But a single word, Burr -- A little sorceress -- In ill humour with everything but thee -- Part 2. The battle is joined -- Commentaries on the laws of England -- Children of a larger growth -- Come my charmer and relieve me -- You will become all that I wish -- Two men of politics -- A dreaded dilemma -- To a mind like his nothing comes amiss -- Another long nose -- And we had a bank -- Botanizing -- Embryo-Caesar -- Other than pecuniary consolation -- Sober among the drunks -- I have been so cruelly treated -- Louis Capet has lost his caput -- The best woman and finest lady I have ever known -- Root out the distempered and noisome weed -- Part 3. To the death -- To fight the whole detestable faction -- The bubble of speculation is burst -- An absolute and abominable lie -- Strut is good for nothing -- The lady in the well -- The fangs of Jefferson -- The gigg is therefore up -- A damn'd rascal -- Tant mieux -- A still more despicable opinion -- Part 4. And then there was one -- Have no anxiety about the issue of this business -- A good many incidents to amuse one -- Motives of profound political importance -- A terrible whirlpool, threatening everything -- A slight expression of contempt -- G.H. Edwards -- In the end. 
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