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- At Boston, he and William Howe had been continuously at odds, and he had failed most grievously (in his mind) to convince Howe to seize Dorchester Heights before the rebels did.p. 164.9
- To Montresor there was no question that Howe should have pressed the attack and that to have failed to do so was a grievous mistake.p. 195.1
- If there was a grievous flaw in how things were being run, it was the "stupid parsimony" of the Congress.p. 203.0
There are no more uses of "grievous" in 1776.
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