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" Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the government; I wish them carried out; I ask nothing more... "
The republic, or, A history of the United States of America in the ... - Page 476
by John Robert Irelan - 1888
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History Of The United States For Families And Libraries

Benson J. Lossing - 1860
...words were (thinking he was addressing his successor in office) : " Sir, I wish you to understand the principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." counselors was known, prosperity was half restored, for confidence was reenthroned in the commercial...
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The Life of Major-General William H. Harrison ...

Henry Montgomery - 1860 - 465 pages
...Worthington at his bedside, he said (and it is presumed he was addressing Governor Tyler),SlR, — I WISH TOU TO UNDERSTAND THE TRUE PRINCIPLES OF THE GOVERNMENT. I WISH THEM CARRIED OCT. I ASK NOTHING MORE. This is the dying injunction of the good old man, made, Dr. Worthington says,...
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Essays and Discourses, Practical and Historical

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer - Presbyterian Church - 1861 - 435 pages
...that his Cabinet were near him, he uttered words for them, for his country, and for his successor: "Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles...government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." The last struggles had already commenced, but they were not violent. Only once after this did he seem...
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The life and writings of George Washington Doane [ed.] by W.C. Doane

George Washington Doane (bp. of New Jersey.) - 1861
...latest words — delirious, if you will, but proving still the ruling passion strong in death — " SIR, I WISH YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE TRUE PRINCIPLES...GOVERNMENT: I WISH THEM CARRIED OUT: I ASK NOTHING MORE" — Words, as well suited to his illustrious successor, as they were worthy of himself — he died,...
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The Boy's Yearly Book

John Tillotson - Children's literature, English - 1867
...soul to God, and my daughter to my country." JQ Adams — " It is the last of earth." Harrison—" I wish you to understand the true principles of the government. I wish them carried ont. I ask nothing more." Taylor — " I have endeavoured to do my duty." Franklin — " A dying man...
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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
...and fancying that he was addressing his successor, he said, — " Sir, I wish you to understand the principles of the Government : I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." These were his last words. His death was universally regarded as one of the greatest of national calamities....
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A brief history of the United States

Joel Dorman Steele - History - 1871 - 292 pages
...the month he was on a sick bed." His illness was of eight days duration. His last words were, " The principles of the government ; I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." John Tyler was born 1790 ; died 1862. He was in early life a great admirer of Heury Clay, and is said...
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Autobiography of Amos Kendall

Amos Kendall - Kentucky - 1872 - 700 pages
...objects deserving universal commiseration. Upon our country the effect of this dispensation cannot be at once perceived. Would to God the surviving leaders...more than she had a right to expect from his hands. A FABLE. Uncle Sam and his Dogs. Uncle Sam had two dogs, Cesar and Pompey. Having but a single bone...
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The Life of Horace Greeley: Editor of "The New-York Tribune", from His Birth ...

James Parton - 1872 - 548 pages
...Kaymond. Under its heading, the new paper bore, as a motto, the dying words of Harrison : ,' I DESIRE YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE TRUE PRINCIPLES OF THE GOVERNMENT. I WISH THEM CARRIED OUT. I ASK NOTHING MORE." The omens were not propitious. The appallingly sudden death of General Harrison, the President of so...
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The Life of Horace Greeley: Editor of "The New-York Tribune", from His Birth ...

James Parton - 1872 - 548 pages
...Raymond. Under its heading, the new paper bore, as a motto, the dying words of Harrison: '' I DBSIKB YOtJ TO UNDERSTAND THE TRUE PRINCIPLES OF THE GOVERNMENT. I WISH THEM CARRIED ODT. I ASK NOTHING MORE." The omens were not propitious. The appallingly sudden death of General Harrison,...
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