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" I consider it as an indispensable duty to close this last solemn act of my official life, by commending the interests of our dearest country, to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his holy keeping. " Having... "
Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the War of ... - Page 573
by Francis Bernard Heitman - 1914 - 685 pages
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Popular history of England, Volume 6

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1860
...to a deputation from Congress, in a modest speech, of which these •were the concluding words : " Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action ; and, bidding farewell to the august body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and...
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Works, Volume 39

Washington Irving - American literature - 1857
...act of my official life, by commending the interests of our dearest country 32 life of tUasbington to the protection of Almighty God ; and those who...farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." "...
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Washington

Jacob Abbott - Indians of North America - 1865
...protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his holy keeping. " And having now finished the work assigned me, I retire...farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission and take my leave of all the employments of public life." As...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 pages
...large concourse of spectators, were present. His address was closed with the following words : — " Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire...an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose^orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments...
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Standard Fifth Reader, Part 2

Epes Sargent - 1867
...majestic simplicity, "Having now finished the work assigned to me, I retire from the great theater of action; and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." 9....
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Life of General Robert Hatton: including his most important public speeches

James Vaulx Drake - Tennessee - 1867 - 458 pages
...assembled to behold their chief, he says: "Mr. President, having performed to the best of my ability the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding this' august body, under whose order I have so long acted, an affectionate farewell, and commending...
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Worthies of the world, a series of historical and critical sketches, ed. by ...

Henry William Dulcken - 1880
...prcsci-t at the Continental Congress at Annapolis, wheia he resigned his authority in these words : — " Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire...of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to thy august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission and take my leave...
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American Patriotism: Speeches, Letters and Other Papers which Illustrate the ...

Selim H. Peabody, Ph.D. - 1881
...notice and patronage of Congress. I consider it as an indispensable duty to close this last solemn act of my official life, by commending the interests...farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life. THE...
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Aubert Dubayet: Or, The Two Sister Republics

Charles Gayarré - 1882 - 479 pages
...who have the superintendence of them, to His holy keeping. Having now finished the work assigned to me, I retire from the great theatre of action ; and,...farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life.' "...
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Dulany's History of Maryland: From 1632 to 1882

William Thomas Roberts Saffell - Maryland - 1882 - 297 pages
...the patronage of Heaven. 6. " Having now finished the work assigned me," said he, in conclusion, " I retire from the great theatre of action, and, bidding...farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take leave of all the employments of public life." 7. The...
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