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" I can assure you that no person ever heard me drop an expression that had a tendency to resignation. The same principles that led me to embark in the opposition to the arbitrary claims of Great Britain, operate with additional force at this day ; nor... "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 346
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 3

William Gordon - 1788 - 750 pages
...expreffion that had a tendency to refignation, The fame principles that led me to embark in the oppofition to the arbitrary claims of Great Britain, operate with additional force at this day ; nor is it my defire to withdraw my fervices, while they are confidered of importance in the prefent conteft. But...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - 1801 - 478 pages
...character in the mean while may suffer." On the 15th, of February he had occasion for writing — " I can assure you that no person ever heard me drop...embark in the opposition to the arbitrary claims of Great-Britain, operate with, additional force at this day ; nor is it my desire to withdraw my services...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - 1801 - 478 pages
...character in the mean while may suffer." On the 15th of February he had occasion for writing — " I can assure you that no person ever heard me drop an expression that bad a tendency • to resignation. The same principles that led me to embark in the opposition to the...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the ...

David Ramsay - 1807 - 486 pages
...H 4 command. command. On this occasion he wrote to a gentleman in New England as follows : " I qan assure you, that no person ever heard me drop an expression that had a, tendency to rer S4gn,ation- The same principles that led me t;o em hark in the opposition to the arbitrary claims...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the ...

David Ramsay - 1814 - 274 pages
...determined to resign his command. On this occasion he wrote to a gentleman in New-England as follows :-" I' can assure you that no person ever heard me drop...my services while they are considered of importance hi The present contest; but to report a design of this kind is among the arts which those who are endeavouring...
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Army ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1826 - 238 pages
...letter his anxiety in consequence of a report that he was about to resign his commission, he wrote : " I can assure you that no person ever heard me drop...of Great Britain, operate with additional force at tins day ; nor is it my desire to withdraw my services while they are considered of importance in the...
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The Life of George Washington

1829 - 290 pages
...that he was wearied of his situation, and intended to resign it; in a letter to a friend he said, " I can assure you, that no person ever heard me drop...an expression that had a tendency to resignation. I have said, and I do still say, that there is not an officer in the United States that would return...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the ...

David Ramsay - 1832 - 278 pages
...determined to resign his command. On this occasion, he wrote to a gentleman in New England as follows. " I can assure you that no person ever heard me drop...present contest; but to report a design of this kind, is amongst the arts, which those who are endeavouring to effect a change, are practising to bring it to...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 1

1832 - 564 pages
...occosioncd by a report that the commander -in-chief had determined to retign kit station in the army : " I can assure you that no person ever heard me drop...are considered of importance in the present contest i but to report a design of this kind, is among the artc, which those who are endeavouring to effect...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - 1836 - 530 pages
...determined to resign his command. On this occasion he wrote to a gentleman in NewEngland as follows: " I can assure you that no person ever heard me drop...but to report a design of this kind, is among the acts which those who are endeavoring to effect a change, are practising to bring it to pass. I have...
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