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" As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country. "
Bibliotheca Americana. A catalogue of a collection of books, pamphlets [&c ... - Page 231
by John Russell Smith - 1865
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Bibliotheca Americana Nova: Or, A Catalogue of Books in Various ..., Volume 2

Obadiah Rich - America - 1846 - 424 pages
...Philadelphia. 8vo. pp. 38. At pp. 12, speaks of " that heroic youth Colonel Washington, who I cannot hut hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner, for some important service to his country." 25 A LETTER from a gentleman in London to his friend in Pennsylvania ; with a satire...
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Introduction to the History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia

Charles Campbell - Point Pleasant, Battle of, W. Va., 1774 - 1847 - 200 pages
...1755,] before Capt. Overton's company of Independent volunteers, raised in Hanover county, said : " As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner...
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pt. I. Official letters relating to the French war, and private letters ...

George Washington - United States - 1847
...patriotic spirit and military ardor, which had begun to manifest themselves, the preacher adds, — "Asa remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that VOL. II. 12 H* TO ROBERT JACKSON. Mount Vernon, 2 August, 1755. DEAR SIR, I must acknowledge you had...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. I. Offcial letters relating to the ...

George Washington - United States - 1847
...patriotic spirit and military ardor, which had begun to manifest themselves, the preacher adds, — "Asa remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that Mount Vernon, 2 August, 1755. DEAR SIR, I must acknowledge you had great reason to be terrified at...
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Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - Orators - 1848 - 456 pages
...said he, " as a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has...so signal a manner, for some important service to his country." Sacred eloquence, in revolutionary times, is the chief conservative of order and the...
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Oration Pronounced by the Honorable Robert C. Winthrop: Speaker of the House ...

Robert Charles Winthrop - Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) - 1848 - 23 pages
...on his return, " point out to the public that heroic youth , Colonel Washington, whom," says he, " I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved...in so signal a manner for some important service to the country." And not less natural or less striking was the testimony of the Indian chief, who told...
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Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - Orators - 1848 - 456 pages
...encouraging fact, that God had " diffused some sparks of martial fire through the country," said he, " as a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved, in so signal a manner,...
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Sermons on Important Subjects, Volume 3

Samuel Davies, Albert Barnes - Presbyterian Church - 1849
...of Britain from Popery and .avery, and the scourge of France and her haughty Grand Monarque. As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to...so signal a manner, for some important service to bis country. I need not tell you that it is of great importance for this end that you should be at...
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Sermons on Important Subjects, Volume 1

Samuel Davies, Albert Barnes - Presbyterian Church - 1851
...martial fire through the country,'] I may point out," said he, " to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has...so signal a manner, for some important service to his country." " The celebrated "Patrick Henry," says Dr. Green, " is known to have spoken in terms...
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The Clergy of America: Anecdotes Illustrative of the Character of Ministers ...

Joseph Belcher - Clergy - 1849 - 480 pages
...praising the zeal and courage which had been shown by the Virginia troops, the preacher added: — "As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner...
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