Quotations by William Hull
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Born: Sunday, June 24, 1753
Died: Tuesday, November 29, 1825 (72 years old)
Captain Hale, alone, without sympathy or support, save that from above, on the near approach of death asked for a clergyman to attend him. It was refused. He then requested a Bible; that too was refused by his inhuman jailer.
(Keywords: Death, Sympathy, Bible, Support)
In a few days an officer came to our camp, under a flag of truce, and informed Hamilton, then a captain of artillery, but afterwards the aid of General Washington, that Captain Hale had been arrested within the British lines condemned as a spy, and executed that morning.
One problem with ideas, however valid, is that they are static and impersonal, whereas a person is active and dynamic.