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used in 1776

11 uses
  • The only way to avert "this American storm" was to reach an accommodation just as soon as possible.
    p. 17.2
  • It had been the common expectation that the rising of such an armed force as gathered outside Boston would cause the British to think again and reach an accommodation.
    p. 40.6
  • "We have consulted our wishes rather than our reason in the indulgence of an idea of accommodation," Nathanael Greene wrote in another fervent letter to Samuel Ward in Philadelphia.
    p. 68.2
  • But his handsome wife Elizabeth is not accounted for, suggesting she may have been provided with more comfortable accommodations aboard the flagship Chatham with General Howe.
    p. 103.3
  • Accommodations on the crowded transports and other ships were wretched.
    p. 103.5
  • He fretted over when their ships might appear, and how, with no naval strength, to defend a city bounded by navigable rivers on two sides and a harbor of a size sufficient to accommodate the largest fleet imaginable.
    p. 117.8
  • Paterson talked of the "goodness" and "benevolence" of the King, who had appointed Lord and General Howe as commissioners to "accommodate this unhappy dispute."
    p. 145.8
  • As Lord Howe would report to Lord Germain on the prospect of an accommodation acceptable to the King, the "interview .... induced me to change my subscription for the attainment of an end so desirable."
    p. 146.6
  • As Sullivan reported, His Lordship, being "desirous of an accommodation with America," wished to meet "almost any place" with a delegation from Congress.
    p. 203.8
  • The only thing lacking was a stiff breeze to accommodate the navy.
    p. 237.7
  • General Howe cozily accommodated in New York, as pictured in the minds of many, would rekindle old gossip and give rise to some popular doggerel: Sir William, he, snug as a flea, Lay all this time a-snoring; Nor dreamed of harm, as he lay warm In bed with Mrs. Loring.
    p. 267.9

There are no more uses of "accommodate" in 1776.

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