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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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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....Providence has hitherto preserved, in so signal a manner,for some important service to his country." A similar sermon was preached to the militia May...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 24

Literature - 1857
...prophecy made by the preacher, and appended in a note : " I may point out to the public," said he, " that heroic youth, Col. Washington, whom I cannot...so signal a manner, for some important service to his country." How fully that prophecy was fulfilled let all subsequent history prove ; let the thousands...
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Memoirs of Washington

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1857 - 516 pages
...Virginia troops — " As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has...so signal a manner, for some important service to his country." Mr. Irving observes that the public confidence in Washington was the more creditable...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 1

Washington Irving - United States - 1857
...Washington, whom I cannot but * Sparks. Writings of "Washington, vol. ii., p. 161, not*. hope Providence lias 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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Annals of the American Pulpit: Presbyterian

William Buell Sprague - Baptists - 1858
...a note to which he alludes prophetically to Washington — " That heroic youth," says he, ''Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has...so signal a manner, for some important service to his country." On another occasion, he preaehed a Sermon to the Militia of Hanover County, with a view...
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Annals of the American Pulpit: Presbyterian

William Buell Sprague - Baptists - 1858
...note to which he alludes prophetically to Washington — " That heroic youth," says he, i; Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has...so signal a manner, for some important service to his country." On another occasion, he preached a Sermon to the Militia of Hanover County, with a view...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 6

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1859
...Braddock preached a sermon, which was published, in a note to which occurs the passage : " . . . . that heroic youth, Col. Washington, whom I cannot...in so signal a manner for some important service to his country." The first presbytery in Virginia was established through his exertions in 1755 ; and...
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Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1859
...on the 17th of August by the Rev. Samuel Davis, wherein he cites him as " that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has...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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The new American cyclopędia, ed. by G. Ripley and C.A. Dana, Volume 6

American cyclopaedia - 1859
...to which occurs the passage : " . . . . that heroic youth, Col. Washington, whom I cannot but hopo Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country." The first presbytery in Virginia was established through his exertions in 1755 ; and...
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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being ..., Volume 2

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1850
...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 Ihe foregoing sermon, was from 2d Saml. x. 12. "Be of good courage,...
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