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" Robert was always good, and will be confirmed in his happy turn of mind by his ever- watchful and affectionate mother. "
Some Prominent Virginia Families - Page 260
by Louise Pecquet du Bellet, Edward Jaquelin, Martha Cary Jaquelin - 1907
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Memoirs of the war in the southern department of the United States

Henry Lee - Southern States - 1869 - 620 pages
...know how I love my children ; and how dear Smith is to me. Give me a true description of his person, mind, temper, and habits. Tell me of Anne ; has she...affectionate mother. Does he strengthen his native tendency t " You speak of the ' soul ' in your letter, I trust you mean by the word the faculty which the Almighty...
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Address on the Life and Character of Gen. Robert E. Lee ..., Volume 146

Wade Hampton - Generals - 1871 - 54 pages
...son, whose character I am now endeavoring, though with feeble and unequal hand to portray, he says : " Robert was always good, and will be confirmed in his happy turn of mind by his ever-watchful and affectionate mother. Does he strengthen his native tendency?" The heart that dictated,...
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Biographical Sketches of Eminent American Statesmen, with Speeches ...

Benjamin Franklin Perry - Statesmen - 1887 - 612 pages
...became the great Confederate General and the model hero, patriot and Christian gentleman, he says : " Robert was always good, and will be confirmed in his...affectionate mother. Does he strengthen his native tendency ? " His letters to his son show that he was a finished classical scholar, and had read with deep interest...
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Johnson's First-[fifth] Reader ...

Henrietta H. Richardson, Nannie Clements, Blanche Wynne Johnson, Louise Manly - Readers - 1899
...FIFTH READER. 3. Of his childhood, the earliest statement extant is the comment of his father that " Robert was always good, and will be confirmed in his happy turn of mind by his everwatchful and affectionate mother." Robert Lee was then only ten years old—an early age to establish...
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The Son of Light Horse Harry

James Barnes - 1904 - 242 pages
...sons show well the temper and character of the man. Of his youngest son, Robert, he wrote as follows: "Robert was always good, and will be confirmed in...mind by his ever- watchful and affectionate mother." It was the devotion of his young life and the deep affection that was so lovingly returned that probably...
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Robert E. Lee: Man and Soldier

Thomas Nelson Page - United States - 1911 - 734 pages
...father of him from the West Indies, where he had gone hoping to restore his health after his injury, "will be confirmed in his happy turn of mind by his ever- watchful and affectionate mother." This prophecy was amply fulfilled. It is recorded that "his mother taught him in his childhood to practise...
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Robert E. Lee: Man and Soldier

Thomas Nelson Page - United States - 1911 - 734 pages
...father of him from the West Indies, where he had gone hoping to restore his health after his injury, "will be confirmed in his happy turn of mind by his ever- watchful and affectionate mother." This prophecy was amply fulfilled. It is recorded that "his mother taught him in his childhood to practise...
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The Revolutionary War Memoirs of General Henry Lee

Henry Lee, Robert Edward Lee - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 620 pages
...and habits. Tell me of Anne ; has she grown tall ? and how is my last in looks and understanding I Robert was always good, and will be confirmed in his happy turn of mind by his ever-watchful and affectionate mother. Does he strengthen his native tendency 1 " Yon speak of the...
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The Making of Robert E. Lee

Michael Fellman - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 360 pages
...had appeared in a letter from the West Indian exile was when Light Horse Harry remarked to Carter, "Robert was always good, and will be confirmed in his happy turn of mind by his ever-watchful and affectionate mother. Does he strengthen his native tendency?" Robert E. Lee did not...
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Papers, Volume 14

Southern Historical Society - 1886
...enamored of virtue. In writing of him at an early age, his father says : "Robert, who was always good, will be confirmed in his happy turn of mind by his ever watchful and affectionate mother." That mother was an invalid, and so tender and dutiful was he in his attentions to her, even during...
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