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" I have a selfimposed task which I must accomplish. I have led the young men of the South in battle ; I have seen many of them fall under my standard. I shall devote my life now to training young men to do their duty in life. "
Ceremonies Connected with the Inauguration of the Mausoleum and the ... - Page 61
by Lee Memorial Association, William Allan, John Warwick Daniel - 1883 - 83 pages
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Dixie After the War

Myrta Lockett Avary - 1906
...Washington College with this avowal : " I have a selfimposed task which I must accomplish. I have led the young men of the South in battle. I have seen...now to training young men to do their duty in life." Urged in 1867 to run for office, he declined, believing that his candidacy might not contribute to...
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Robert E. Lee

Philip Alexander Bruce - United States - 1907 - 380 pages
...family. " I am grateful," hereplied, " but I have a self-imposed task which I must accomplish. I have led the young men of the South in battle ; I have seen many of them die on the field. I shall devote my remaining energies to training young men to do their duty in life."...
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Lee and His Cause: Or, The why and the how of the War Between the States

John Richard Deering - Confederate States of America - 1907 - 183 pages
...his reply was : "I am grateful, but I have a self-imposed task which I must accomplish. I have led the young men of the South in battle; I have seen many of them die on the field ; I shall devote my remaining energies to training young men to do their duty in life."...
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The Spirit of the South: Orations, Essays, and Lectures

William Henry Stewart - Southern States - 1908 - 238 pages
...of the man was more vividly displayed after his surrender at Appomattox, when he said : " I have led the young men of the South in battle ; I have seen...now to training young men to do their duty in life." Lord Wolseley said : " I have met many of the great men of my time, but Lee alone impressed me with...
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Oratory of the South: From the Civil War to the Present Time

Edwin Du Bois Shurter - 1908 - 336 pages
...of the man was more vividly displayed after his surrender at Appomattox, when he said: "I have led the young men of the South in battle; I have seen...shall devote my life now to training young men to their duty in life." Lord Wolseley said: "I have met many of the great men of my time, but Lee alone...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 16

Literature - 1908
...offer, he said: "I am grateful, but I have a self-imposed task which I must accomplish. I have led the young men of the South in battle. I have seen many of them die on the field. I shall devote my remaining energies to training young men to do their duty in life."...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 16

Literature - 1908
...offer, he said: "I am grateful, but I have a self-imposed task which I must accomplish. I have led the young men of the South in battle. I have seen many of them die on the field. I shall devote my remaining energies to training young men to do their duty in life."...
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Reminiscences and Sketches

Charles Forster Smith - Thompson, Maurice, 1844-1901 - 1909 - 448 pages
...declined, saying: "I am grateful, but I have a self-imposed task which I must accomplish; I have led the young men of the South in battle; I have seen many of them die on the field; I shall devote my remaining energies to training young men to do their duty in life."...
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Makers and Defenders of America

Anna Elizabeth Foote, Avery Warner Skinner - United States - 1910 - 342 pages
...Washington and Lee University. This call he accepted, saying, "I have led the young men of the South to battle; I have seen many of them fall under my standard....now to training young men to do their duty in life." To this self-imposed task, he gave himself with all the energy of his great nature. His exposure during...
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Robert E. Lee: Man and Soldier

Thomas Nelson Page - United States - 1911 - 734 pages
...money," he replied: "I am grateful, but I have a self-imposed task which I must accomplish. I have led the young men of the South in battle; I have seen many of them die on the field; I shall devote my remaining energies to training young men to do their duty in life."...
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