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" I have not only retired from all public employments, but I am retiring within myself, and shall be able to view the solitary walk, and tread the paths of private life, with heartfelt satisfaction. Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all;... "
A complete history of the marquis de lafayette, major-general in the ... - Page 156
1858
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The Lady's Magazine: Or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ...

Great Britain - 1829
...satisfaction. Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life until I sleep with my fathers." Indolence of a Divine, and fleauattry of a Negro Servant. "Dr. Cooper, who was a man of accomplished...
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The life of George Washington,: commander in chief of the American forces ...

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - Generals - 1807
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." But a mind accustomed to labour for a nation's welfare, does not immediately divest itself of ancient...
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A complete history of the Marquis de Lafayette: major-general in the ...

Officer in the late army - History - 1826 - 504 pages
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently, down the stream of...a work, entitled, " Memoires Historiques et Pieces Authenticities sur M, de Lafayette, Paris, 1'au second (1794) 12mo. pp. 303;" which contains a mass...
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The American common-place book of prose: a collection of eloquent and ...

George Barrell Cheever - American prose literature - 1832 - 468 pages
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." Mr. MARSHALL thus finishes this beautiful picture. ED. For several months after reaching Mount Vernon,...
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The lives of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson: with a parallel ...

Stephen Simpson - 1833 - 389 pages
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." It was evident, however, that this desire of private contentment, required a struggle; and that his...
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The Western Reader: A Series of Useful Lessons

Readers - 1833 - 216 pages
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." LESSON .LXXXH. The Ocean, GBORGB D. PRENTICE. How beautiful ! from his blue throne on high,...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt.III. Private letters from the time ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1835
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all; and this, my dear friend, being the order for my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers. Except an introductory letter or two, and one countermanding my request respecting plate, I have not...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt.III. Private letters from the time ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1835
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this, my dear friend, being the order for my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers. Except an introductory letter or two, and one countermanding my request respecting plate, I have not...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1836 - 508 pages
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." Washington now devoted his attention, with untiring industry, to the pursuits of agriculture and the...
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Exemplary and instructive biography

Exemplary and instructive biography - 1836
...private life, with heartfelt satisfaction. Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all, and move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." During his retirement, objects of public utility still occupied his thoughts ; and it was not long...
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