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The life of George Washington - Page 39
by John Marshall - 1804
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Life of George Washington: Written for Children

E. Cecil - 1859 - 258 pages
...deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease." On receiving this letter, the Governor immediately ordered out the militia. Lord Fairfax, Washington's...
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History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia

Charles Campbell - Virginia - 1860 - 765 pages
...deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease." In this sentence we find the key to his whole character and history. The governor immediately gave...
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THE ILLUSTRATED LIFE OF WASHINGTON.

HON. J. Y. HEADLEY - 1860
...deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy , provided that would contribute to the people's ease." It was enough to move a heart of stone, to see that young man, only twenty- four years of age, burning...
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HISTORY OF THE COLONY AND ANCIENT DOMINION

CHARLES CAMPBELL - 1860
...deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease." In this sentence we find the key to his whole character and history. The governor immediately gave...
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The illustrated life of Washington: Giving an account of his early ...

Joel Tyler Headley, Benson John Lossing - 1860 - 528 pages
...deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if ] know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease." It was enough to move a heart of atone, to see that young man, only twenty-four years of age, burning...
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Selections from the Writings of the Late Thomas Hedges Genin: With a ...

Slavery - 1869 - 615 pages
...deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease." He incessantly urged the British commanders, and the government of Virginia, to effect the reduction...
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The Southern Review, Volume 9, Issues 18-20

1871
...petitions of the men melt me into such a deadly sorrow that I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease? Grand, heroic, glorious, god-like sentiment ! But how much nobler the whole life, which this sublime...
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Words of Washington

George Washington - Presidents - 1871 - 196 pages
...deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease. To the GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA, April 19, 1756. 2 Sparks, 144. 13. AGAINST SWEARING IN CAMP. OLONEL WASHINGTON...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 29

1872
...deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease.': The county colonels were all in arms during that time of terror. Colonel John Madison, in Orange, the...
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Soldier and patriot, the story of G. Washington

Frances Mary Owen - 1873
...deadly sorrow that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease." He had a difficult post to fill. A people in the exigencies of fear urging him for help on one side...
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