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" The General is sorry to be informed, that the foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing, a vice heretofore little known in an American army... "
The Story-life of Washington: A Life-history in Five Hundred True Stories ... - Page 275
by Wayne Whipple - 1911 - 709 pages
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Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing a Complete History of the ...

John Frost - 1847 - 588 pages
...dearest rights and liberties of his country." In an order issued on the 3d of August, he says he " is sorry to be informed that the foolish and wicked...the officers will, by example as well as influence, endeavour to check it, and that both they and the men will reflect, that we can have little hope of...
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The Guardian, Volumes 14-15

Conduct of life - 1863
...revolutionary war, he manifested the same abhorrence of profanity, alluding to it frequently in his orders. " The General is sorry to be informed, that the foolish...fashion ; he hopes the officers will, by example as well us influence, endeavor to check it, and that both they and the men will reflect, that we can have little...
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Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing a Complete History of the ...

John Frost - 1853 - 586 pages
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THE WRITINGS of GEORGE WASHIGNTON; BEING THE CORRESPONDENCE, ADDRESSES ...

JARED SPARKS - 1855
...ship-yards, or on special occasions, until further orders. The General is sorry to be in-1 formed, that the foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing...the officers will, by example as well as influence, endeavour to check it, and that both they and the men will reflect, that we can have little hope of...
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Elementary Moral Lessons: For Schools and Families

Marcellus F. Cowdery - Ethics - 1855 - 224 pages
...from fatigue duty on Sundays, except at the ship-yards, or on special occasions, until further orders. The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish...cursing and swearing, a vice heretofore little known in the American Army, is growing into fashion ; he hopes the officers will, by example as well as influence,...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 12

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1856
...month after this, in the order of the day, Washington issued the following notice to the tf oops : "The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish...wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing, a vice hitherto little known in an American army, is growing into fashion. He hopes that the officers will,...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 2

Washington Irving - Presidents - 1857
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Life of George Washington, Volume 3

Washington Irving - 1857
...from fatigue duty on Sundays, except at the ship-yards, or on special occasions, until further orders. The general is sorry to be informed, that the foolish...army, is growing into fashion. He hopes the officers V0L. Ill—13 will, by example as well as influence, endeavor to check it, and that both they and the...
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Works, Volume 35

Washington Irving - American literature - 1857
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Life of George Washington: Written for Children

E. Cecil - Presidents - 1859 - 258 pages
...he excused them from certain kinds of work on Sundays, that they might go to church ; and adds : " The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish...known in an American army — is growing into fashion It is a vice so mean and low, without any temptation, that every man of sense and character detests...
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