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MARYLAND RESOLVES.                              73
any churchyard, or within one mile of a Presbyterian or Anabap­tist meeting-house, as he " had kept so much bad company when alive, he did not choose to continue it when dead."
Lee's character is very correctly portrayed, in a letter from Mrs. Mercy Warren to Samuel Adams, where she speaks of him as " plain in his person to a degree of ugliness ; careless even to unpo-liteness ; his garb ordinary; his voice rough; his manners rather morose; yet sensible, learned, judicious and penetrating."
The celebrated Thomas Paine once said, that Lee " vas above all monarch* and beloic all scum" Tnacher's Journal.

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