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" I have not only retired from all public employments, but I am retiring within myself, and shall be able to view the solitary walk, and tread the paths of private life, with a heartfelt satisfaction. "
The Writings of George Washington: pt. III. Private letters from the time ... - Page 16
by George Washington - 1847
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The Lady's Magazine: Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ...

Great Britain - 1829
...satisfaction. — Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life until I sleep with my fathers." Indolence of a Divine, and fleauattry of a Negro Servant. — "Dr. Cooper, who was a man of accomplished...
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall - 1807
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." But a mind accustomed to labour for a nation's welfare, does not immediately divest itself of ancient...
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A Complete History of the Marquis de Lafayette: Major-general in the ...

An officer in the late army - 1826 - 504 pages
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently, down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." On the first of July, 1784, the marquis embarked at Havre on board of the packet ship Courier, and...
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The American Common-place Book of Prose: A Collection of Eloquent and ...

George Barrell Cheever - American prose literature - 1832 - 468 pages
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." Mr. MARSHALL thus finishes this beautiful picture.— ED. For several months after reaching Mount Vernon,...
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The Western Reader: A Series of Useful Lessons

Readers - 1833 - 216 pages
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." LESSON .LXXXH. The Ocean, — GBORGB D. PRENTICE. How beautiful ! — from his blue throne on high,...
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The Lives of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson: With a Parallel ...

Stephen Simpson - Presidents - 1833 - 389 pages
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." It was evident, however, that this desire of private contentment, required a struggle; and that his...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt.III. Private letters from the time ...

George Washington - United States - 1835
...intention it seems was never fulfilled. The original commission was retained, and is deposited in the department of state of the United States. tiring within...evacuated by the British forces on the 25th of November; that the American troops took possession of it the same day, and delivered it over to the civil authority...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1836 - 508 pages
...Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all ; and this, my dear friend, being the order of my march, I will move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." Washington now devoted his attention, with untiring industry, to the pursuits of agriculture and the...
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Exemplary and Instructive Biography: For the Study of Youth

Exemplary and instructive biography - Biography - 1836 - 334 pages
...private life, with heartfelt satisfaction. Envious of none, I am determined to be pleased with all, and move gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my fathers." During his retirement, objects of public utility still occupied his thoughts ; and it was not long...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. III. Private letters from the time ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1835
...intention it seems was never fulfilled. The original commission was retained, and is deposited in the department of state of the United States. tiring within...gently down the stream of life, until I sleep with my lathers. Except an introductory letter or two, and one countermanding my request respecting plate,...
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