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" ... flattering hopes, with an immutable decision, as the asylum of my declining years, a retreat which was rendered every day more necessary as well as more dear to me, by the addition of habit to inclination, and of frequent interruptions in my health... "
The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses ... - Page 1
by George Washington, Jared Sparks - 1837
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Washington's Political Legacies: To which is Annexed an Appendix, Containing ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1800 - 300 pages
...frequent interruptions in my health to the gradual waste committed on it by time. On the other hand,the magnitude and difficulty of the trust to which the...but overwhelm with, despondence one, who, inheriting inferiour endowments from nature, and unpractised in the duties of civil administration, ought to be...
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Washington's Political Legacies: To which is Annexed an Appendix, Containing ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1800 - 208 pages
...but overwhelm with despondence one, who, inheriting inferiour endowments from nature, and unpraclised in the duties of civil administration, ought to be peculiarly conscious of his own deficiencies. In this conflict of emotions, all I dare aver is, that it has been my faithful study...
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Addresses of the Successive Presidents to Both Houses of Congress, at the ...

United States. President - Presidents - 1805 - 228 pages
...inclination, and of frequent interruptions in my health to the gradual waste committed on it by time. On the other hand, the magnitude and difficulty of the...voice of my country called me, being sufficient to axvaken in the wisest and most experienced of her citizens, a distrustful scrutiny into his qualifications,...
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - History - 1807 - 552 pages
...inclination, and of frequent interruptions in my health to the gradual waste committed on it by time. On the other hand, the magnitude and difficulty of the...but overwhelm with despondence one, who, inheriting inferiour endowments from nature, and unpractised in the duties of civil administration, ought to be...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1807 - 300 pages
...interruptions in my health to the gradual waste committed on it by time. On THE COLUMBIAN ORATOR. M On the other hand, the magnitude and difficulty of the...distrustful scrutiny into his qualifications, could not hut overwhelm with despondence one, who, inheriting inferior endowments from nature, and unpractised...
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall - 1807
...CHAP. in. frequent interruptions in my health to the gradual 1789. waste committed on it by time. On the other hand, the magnitude and difficulty of the...called me, being sufficient to awaken in the wisest aqd most experienced of her citizens a distrustful scrutiny into his qualifications, could not but...
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the armies of the ...

David Ramsay - Presidents - 1807 - 464 pages
...inclination, and of frequent interruptions in my health to the gradual waste committed on it by time. On the other hand, the magnitude and difficulty of the trust to which the voice of my country called nle, being sufficient to awaken in the wisest and most experienced of her citizens a distrustful scrutiny...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...inclination, and of frequent interruptions in my health to the gradual waste committed on it by time. On the other hand, the magnitude and difficulty of the...from nature, and unpractised in the duties of civil adr ministration, ought to be peculiarly conscious of his own deficiencies!. In this conflict of emotions,...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...inclination, and of frequent interruptions in my health to the gradual waste committed on it by time. On the other hand, the magnitude and difficulty of the...overwhelm with despondence one, who, inheriting inferior endowment* from nature, and unpractised in the duties of civil administration, ought to be peculiarly...
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The Life of George Washington: First President, and Commander in Chief of ...

John Corry - 1809 - 239 pages
...inclination, and of frequent interruptions in health, to the gradual waste committed on it by time. On the other hand, the magnitude and difficulty of the...from nature, and unpractised in the duties of civil admhi« 2 istration, ought to be peculiarly conscious of his own deficiencies. In this conflict of...
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