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Doctor, I Despair by Publius-Reporter Doctor, I Despair by Publius-Reporter
"On a bed without curtains lay poor Phil, pale and languid, his rolling, distorted eyeballs darting forth the flashes of delirium. On one side of him on the same bed lay his agonized father, on the other his distracted mother."

An amazing number of the major American Founders lost at least one of their children in tragic ways: Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson, Burr, etc. Philip Hamilton, 19 years-old, was killed in a duel by a Republican in November 1801.
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Flare-the-Night-Fury Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So sad :(

Also, what happened to Adams and Jefferson's children? I know that Burr's daughter was lost at sea but what about Jefferson and Adams?
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JeffersonFan99 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
So sad!
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MountainLygon Featured By Owner Edited Nov 14, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
"Une deux tois quatre cinq six sept huit neuf."
"                       Une deux tois quatre cinq six sept huit neuf."
"Good. Une deux tois quatre cinq six sept huit neuf."
"                                 Une deux tois quatre...."
"Sept huit neuf. Sept huit neuf. Sept huit...neuf..."
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MountainLygon Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
If the musical is to be believed, this moment was the catalyst that led to the healing of Hamilton's marriage. Many times, the death of a child has the opposite effect; it can drive even strong couples apart. Here, it brought estranged spouses together.
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TXCleverGirls Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
*whispers*
It's quiet uptown...

Beautiful work!
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pboz2004 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
AHH THAT WHISPER MADE ME CRY NOO
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TheBrassGlass Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
Eerie. ;___;
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kaupaint Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Student General Artist
I just wanted to let you know that I haven't had cramps since yesterday but as soon as I looked at this they came back.
I am telling the truth.
Feels attack.
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Tecna-assassin13 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh...shit! Poor fella. Life for them must suck. Yeah....
I cried, and what's worse was the Hamilton too was killed in a duel a few years later, and eerily, he was also duelling at the same place as his son.
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HeartStarOfMistClan Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
I don't really know how to respond to that in any other way than crying...
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