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Annual Record of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachussets - Page 117
1887
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The Washingtoniana: containing a sketch of the life and death of the late ...

Francis Johnston, William Hamilton - Biography & Autobiography - 1802 - 411 pages
...had more than usual solemnity. His eye was fixed, and seemed to look into futurity. " It is (said he) too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conis to be sustained, If, to please the people, we offer what tre ourselves disapprove, how can we...
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Niagara Index, Volume 33

College student newspapers and periodicals - 1900
...a remedy would mean disaster to America, and Washington knew it. Rising from his President's chair, he said : " It is too probable that no plan we propose...If to please the people we offer what we ourselves disprove, how can we afterward defend our work. Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 26

Nineteenth century - 1889
...figure drawn up to its full height, he exclaimed in tones unwontedly solemn with suppressed emotion, ' It is too probable that no plan -we propose will be...we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work P Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair: the...
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Five-minute Declamations, Volume 2

Walter K. Fobes - Readers - 1899
...organize, when success seemed hopeless, and despair suggested fatal compromise, Washington said, —" If to please the people we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the event...
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Historical Record ...: The Early History of Wyoming Valley and ..., Volumes 1-3

1887
...its closed doors. Washington presided and he succeeded in binding the men together in a common oaase. He said: "It is too probable that no plan we propose...sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we oarselvee disapprove, how oan we afterward defend oar work? Let as raise a standard to which wise and...
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Report of the Board of Trustees of Public Schools of the City of Washington

District of Columbia. Board of Trustees of Public Schools - Education - 1888
...the midst of them, his countenance more than usually solemn, his eyes seeming to look into futurity, said; 'It is too probable that no plan we propose...we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work f Let us raise a standard to which tho wise and the honest can repair: the...
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The Critical Period of American History, 1783-1789

John Fiske - United States - 1888 - 368 pages
...law, so long as the weakness of human nature shall endure. In tones unwontedly solemn he exclaimed, "It is too probable that no plan we propose will be...adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be a ?P eal sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward...
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The Historical Record, Volumes 2-3

Frederick Charles Johnson - Local history - 1888
...its closed doors. Washington presided and be succeeded in blnding the men together in a common cause. He said: "It is too probable that no plan we propose...will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict ia to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how oan we afterward...
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George Washington, Volume 2

Henry Cabot Lodge - 1889
...occasions Washington is reported by Gouverneur Morris, in a eulogy delivered twelve years later, to have said : " It is too probable that no plan we propose...we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair. The event...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 26

Nineteenth century - 1889
...figure drawn up to its full height, he exclaimed in tones unwontedly solemn with suppressed emotion, ' It is too probable that no plan we propose will be...conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we ofifer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work P Let us raise a standard...
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