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" Taught by the great example which I have so long had before me never to oppose my private wishes to the public will, I must consent to the request made by Congress, which you have had the goodness to transmit to me; and in doing this I need not, I can... "
Register of Debates in Congress - Page 1783
by United States. Congress - 1825
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Washington's Political Legacies: To which is Annexed an Appendix, Containing ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1800 - 300 pages
...remembered, affords no inconsiderable consolation. TAUGHT by the great example, which I have so long had before me, never to oppose my private wishes to the...congress, which you have had the goodness to transmit me, and in doing this, I need not, I cannot say, what a sacrifice of individual feeling I make to a...
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the armies of the ...

David Ramsay - Presidents - 1807 - 464 pages
...departed husband, and in the following words: " Taught by the great example which 1 have so long had before me, never to oppose my private wishes to the...to the request made by congress, which you have had ihe goodness to transmit to me, and in doing this, I need not, I cannot say what a sacrifice of individual...
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1807 - 2 pages
...great example which I have so long had before me, never to oppose my private wishes to the publick will, I must consent to the request made by Congress,...the goodness to transmit to me ; and in doing this, J need not, I cannot say, what a sacrifice of individual feeling I make to a sense of duty." Information...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...Mrs. Washington, to which she thus replied. " Taught by the great example which I have so long had before me, never to oppose my private wishes to the...sacrifice of individual feeling I make to a sense of duty." MM 2 Information of the death of Gfeneral Washington was, throughout the United States, accompanied...
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The Life of George Washington: First President, and Commander in Chief of ...

John Corry - 1809 - 239 pages
...remembered, affords no inconsiderable consolation. " Taught by the great example, which I have had so long before me never to oppose my private wishes to the...goodness to transmit to me, and in doing this I need not — leannot say what a sacrifice of individual feeling I make to a sense of public duty. " With grateful...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the ...

David Ramsay - Electronic books - 1811 - 442 pages
...departed husband, and in the following words ; " Taught by the great example which I have so long had before me, never to oppose my private wishes to the...sacrifice of individual feeling I make to a sense of pub • lie duty." The honours paid to Washington at the seat of government, were but a small part...
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The Literary Panorama and National Register

English literature - 1816
...s:ivs —"Taught b> the great example, which 1 have so long had before tne, never to opр<яе niv private wishes to the public will, I must consent to the request made by Conyres-s w. ich you have had the goodness to transmit to me ; and in doing this, I need not, I cannot...
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Annual Register, Volume 58

Edmund Burke - History - 1817
...the United States on the subject, she says — "Taught by the great example which I have so long had before me, never to oppose my private wishes to the...to transmit to me ; and in doing this, I need not, 1 cannot say, what a sacrifice of individual feeling I make to a sense of public duty." 1 1 • A dreadful...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 58

Edmund Burke - History - 1817
...the United Stales on the subject, she says — " Taught by the great example which I have so h>ng had before me, never to oppose my private wishes to the public will, 1 must consent to the request made by Congress, which you have had the goodness to transmit to me ;...
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

Aaron Bancroft - 1826
...great example which I have so long had before me, never to oppose my private wishes to the publick will, I must consent to the request made ~ by Congress,...sacrifice of individual feeling I make to a sense of duty." Information of the death of General WASHINGTON was, throughout the United States, accompanied...
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