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" Such a dearth of public spirit, and such want of virtue, such stock-jobbing, and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another, in this great change of military arrangement, I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may... "
Rise of the United Empire Loyalists: A Sketch of American History - Page 77
by Frederic Gregory Forsyth - 1906 - 120 pages
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1834
...of the army, if they are not more attentive and diligent. Such a dearth of public spirit, and such want of virtue, such stock -jobbing, and fertility...arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another, in this great change of military arrangement, I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may never...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1834
...attentive and diligent. Such a dearth of public spirit, and such want of virtue, such stock-jobbing, and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another, in this great change of military arrangement, I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may never...
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History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States

William Dunlap - Art - 1834
...south from the effects of his imbecility. Washington, speaking of his army at Cambridge, says, — " Such a dearth of public spirit, and such a want of virtue! such stock-jobhing, and felicity at all the low arts to obtain advantages in this great change of military...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1836
...place : " Such a dearth of public [spirit] " and want of virtue ; such stock -jobbing and fer" tility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of " one kind or another in this great change of " military management, I never saw before, and " pray God I may never be witness...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - United States - 1847
...of the army, if they are not more attentive and diligent. Such a dearth of public spirit, and such want of virtue, such stock -jobbing, and fertility...arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another, in this great change of military arrangement, I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may never...
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Life and Correspondence of Joseph Reed: Military Secretary of ..., Volume 1

William Bradford Reed - United States - 1847
...are not more attentive and diligent. Such a dearth of public and want of virtue, such stock-jobbing and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages, of one kind or another, in this great change of military arrangement, I never saw before, and pray God I may never be witness...
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Works, Volume 8

Washington Irving - 1857
...a letter to Reed he disburdened his heart more completely. " Such dearth of public spirit, and such want of virtue ; such stock- jobbing, and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantage of one kind or another in this great change of military arrange me ut, I never saw before,...
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History of the Siege of Boston, and of the Battles of Lexington, Concord ...

Richard Frothingham - Boston (Mass.) - 1851 - 420 pages
...of his trials. " Such a dearth of public (spirit) and want of virtue," he wrote, "such stock-jobbing and fertility in all the low arts, to obtain advantages of one kind and another, I never saw before, and pray God I never may be witness to again." ' Daring November a...
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Reprint of the Original Letters from Washington to Joseph Reed, During the ...

George Washington, Joseph Reed - 1852 - 155 pages
...destruction of the army if they are not more attentive and diligent. Such a dearth of publick spirit* ands0 want of virtue, such stock -jobbing and fertility...arts to obtain advantages, of one kind or another, in this great change of military arrangemt, I never saw before, and pray God?1 I may never be witness...
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Letter to Lord Mahon: Being an Answer to His Letter Addressed to the Editor ...

Jared Sparks - 1852 - 48 pages
...Writings," in which he says, " Such a dearth of public spirit, and such want of virtue, such stock-jobbing, and fertility in all the low arts to obtain advantages of one kind or another in this great change of military arrangement, I never saw before, and pray God's mercy that I may never...
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