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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. "
Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing Anecdotes, Illustrative of ... - Page 29
by Horatio Hastings Weld - 1846 - 214 pages
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The Washingtoniana: Containing a Sketch of the Life and Death of the Late ...

1802 - 411 pages
...was religion and patriotism. " As a remarkable instance," said he, " I may point out to the public that heroic youth colonel Washington, whom I cannot...manner, for some important service to his country." We will not call these words prophetic, but they have been repeatedly quoted as a testimony of the...
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records ..., Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1805
...Rev, Samuel Davies, the author refers to him in the following words : " 1 may point out to the public that heroic youth, colonel Washington, whom I cannot...manner for some important service to his country," For two or three years after this, the war was carried on against France without vigour or success...
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The History of the Discovery and Settlement: To the Present Time, of North ...

William Fordyce Mavor - America - 1806 - 458 pages
...public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto pYeserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country." . . . vented their being cut offentirely. For two or three years after this, the war was carried on...
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The Life of George Washington: First President, and Commander in Chief of ...

John Corry - 1809 - 239 pages
...in Hanover county, Virginia* " As a remarkable instance of patriotism, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot...manner, for some important service to his country." What renders this prophecy the more worthy of notice, is its having been delivered about twenty years...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary; Or, Remembrancer of the Departed ...

Thomas Jones Rogers - United States - 1823 - 352 pages
...prophetically expressed himself; " as a remarkable instance of patriotism I may point out to the public that heroic youth, colonel Washington, whom I cannot...manner, for some important service to his country." For this purpose he was indeed preserved, and at the end of twenty years he began to render to his...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary; Or, Remembrancer of the Departed ...

Thomas Jones Rogers - United States - 1823 - 352 pages
...prophetically expressed himself; ."as a remarkable instance of patriotism I may point out to the public that heroic youth, colonel Washington, whom I cannot...so signal a manner, for some important service to bis country." For this purpose he was indeed preserved, and at the end of twenty years he began, to...
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Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events ...

Jedidiah Morse - Indians of North America - 1824 - 450 pages
...prophetically expressed himself: " as a remarkable instance of patriotism 1 may poiiil out to the public that heroic youth, colonel Washington, whom I cannot...manner, for some important service to his country." For this purpose he was indeed preserved, and at the end of twenty years he began to render to his...
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American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ...

Presidents - 1825 - 424 pages
...himself; "as a remarkable instance of patriotism, I may pflinteut to the public that heroic youth, Col. Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has...manner for some important service to his country." For this purpose he was indeed preserved, and at the end of twenty years he began to render to his...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives, Characters, and Anecdotes ...

Amos Blanchard (of Cincinnati.) - United States - 1825 - 431 pages
...remarkable instance of patriotism I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Col. Washington, whom 1 cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved...manner for some important service to his country." — For this purpose lie was indecd preserved, and at the end of twenty years he began te render to...
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American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ...

Presidents - 1825 - 424 pages
...patriotism, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Col. Washington, whom I cannot btrrtiope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country." For this purpose he was indeed preserved, and at the end of twenty years he began to render to his...
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