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" I put out my setting pole to try to stop the raft, that the ice might pass by, when the rapidity of the stream threw it with so much violence against the pole, that it jerked me out into ten feet water; but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold... "
Seeing Pennsylvania - Page 314
by John Thomson Faris - 1919 - 347 pages
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The life of George Washington, Volume 2

John Marshall - 1804
...jtrkedmeout into ten feet water. But I fortunately saved myself by catching hold on one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get...was so extremely severe, that Mr. Gist had all his lingers and some of his toes frozen ; and the water was shut up so hard, that we found no difficulty...
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The life of George Washington, Volume 2

John Marshall - Biography & Autobiography - 1805 - 480 pages
...out into ten feet water : but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get...we were near an island to quit our raft and make to itThe cold was so extremely severe, that Mr. Gist had all his fingers, and some of his toes frozen,...
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Washington; Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books

Thomas Northmore - English poetry - 1809 - 253 pages
...me out into ten feet water. But I fortunately saved myself by catching hold on one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get...near an island, to quit our raft and make to it." ll, p. 25-6. 26i. Save Washington atone — " General Braddock, who possessed personal courage in a...
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Washington, Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books

Thomas Northmore - United States - 1809 - 253 pages
...saved myself by catching hold •3u one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all"our efforts, we i:ould not get to either shore; but were obliged, as we were near an island, to quit our raft aud make to it." Ib. p. 25-ti. JGi. AW jealousy, nor eney, 4'f'—The Americans, the true and genuine...
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A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STES BEFORE THE REVOLUTION WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE ...

EZEKIEL SANFORD - 1819
...me out into ten feet water: but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get...island, to quit our raft and make to it.' The cold was excessively severe. All Mr. Gist's fingers, and some of his toes, were frozen; and, by morning, the...
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A history of the United States before the Revolution: with some account of ...

Ezekiel Sanford - Indians of North America - 1819 - 341 pages
...me out into ten feet water: but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get...island, to quit our raft and make to it.' The cold was excessively severe. All Mr. Gist's fingers, and some of his toes, were frozen; and, by morning, the...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

Biography & Autobiography - 1826 - 426 pages
...out into ten feet water : but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get...near an island, to quit our raft and make to it." This island was, probably, the first one below Pine-creek, now know as Hare's Island. " The cold,"...
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A Life of Washington, Volume 1

James Kirke Paulding - 1835
...out into ten feet water ; but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft-logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get...we were near an island, to quit our raft and make for it. " The cold was extremely severe, and Mr. Gist had all his fingers and some of his toes frozen....
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the American ..., Volume 1

John Marshall - Presidents - 1836
...me out into ten feet water; but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get...and the water was shut up so hard, that we found no difficultv in getting off the island on the ice in the morning, and went to Mr. Frazier's. We met hero...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving - Periodicals - 1836
...me out into ten fuel water; but I fortunately saved mvself by catching hold of one of the raft-logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get...were obliged, as we were near an island, to quit our rait and make for it The cold was extremely severe, and Mr. Gist had all his fingers and some of his...
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