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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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Life of George Washington, Volume 1

Washington Irving - United States - 1855
...youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but * Sparks. Writings of Washington, yoL ii., p. 161, note. hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country." The expressions of the worthy clergyman may have been deemed enthusiastic at the time...
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Life of Washington

George Washington - United States - 1855
...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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Appletons' Cyclopędia of Biography: Embracing a Series of Original Memoirs ...

Elihu Rich - Biography - 1856 - 1058 pages
...discourse on the occasion of Broddock's defeat, he made the following prophetic remark of Washington : ' I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Col....manner, for some important service to Ms country.' DAVIES, ROBERT, a Welch bard and literary savant, author of a Welch Grammar, &e., 1770-1836. DAVIES,...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856 - 804 pages
...1755, entitled " Religion and Patriotism the Constituents of a Good Soldier," he prophetically " points out to the public that heroic youth, Col. Washington,...in so signal a manner for some important service to his country," and a third addressed to the Militia of Hanover * Dr. JT Stenms's Hist. Discourse relating...
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A New Chapter in the Early Life of Washington: In Connection with the ...

John Pickell - Electronic book - 1856 - 178 pages
...then, as if moved by inspiration, continued: "I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has...in so signal a manner for some important service to his country." Colonel Washington continued in the military service of the colony until the termination...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 201

Early English newspapers - 1856
...a service held to implore Divine assistance to the Virginian arms, as " that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom, I cannot but hope, Providence has...in so signal a manner for some important service to his country." The reader scarcely needs to be informed that Mr. Irving's account of this earlier portion...
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Tragic Scenes in the History of Maryland and the Old French War: With an ...

Joseph Banvard - Maryland - 1856 - 239 pages
...soldier-like qualities which were exhibited on that memorable occasion by the Virginia troops, he added, " As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I can not but hope Providence has hitherto preserved, in so signal a manner,...
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The Life of General Washington, First President of the United States, Volume 1

Charles Wentworth Upham - 1856
...Virginia troops, he expressed himself in the following memorable and strangely prophetic words. " 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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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being ..., Volume 2

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1857
...engaged in this volunteer expedition as instances of it?" He then gives as an episode or note, saying, " I may point out to the public, that heroic youth,...in so signal a manner for some important service to his country." Doct. Davis' text, in the foregoing sermon, was from 2d Saml. x. 12. "Be of good courage,...
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The American Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Account of the Lives ...

William Allen - North America - 1857 - 905 pages
...August, on religion and patriotism the constituents of a good soldier ; in a note to which, he says : " I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Col....has hitherto preserved, in so signal a manner, for so me important service to his country." A similar sermon was preached to the militia May 8, 1759,...
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