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lty, a few boats were got together, and eighty-three men crossing the lake with Allen, landed near the garrison. The boats were sent back for Seth Warner and the ren three ranks, and as the first beams of morning broke upon the mountain peaks, Allen addressed them: Friends and fellow-soldiers: We must this morning quit our pretr firelock. At the word every firelock was poised. Face to the right, cried Allen; and placing himself at the head of the centre file, Arnold keeping emulously adressed, with his breeches in his hand. Deliver to me the fort instantly, said Allen. By what authority? asked Delaplace. In the name of the great Jehovah, and the continental congress! answered Allen. Delaplace began to speak again, but was peremptorily interrupted, and at sight of Allen's drawn sword near his head, he gaAllen's drawn sword near his head, he gave up the garrison, ordering his men to be paraded without arms. Thus was Ticonderoga taken in the gray of the morning of the tenth of May. What cost the British