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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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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volume 8

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1870
...fatigue-duty on Sundays, except at the ship-yards, and on special occasions, until further orders. The general is sorry to be informed that the foolish...he hopes the officers will, by example as well as by influence, endeavour to check it ; and that both they and the men will reflect that we can have...
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Soldier and patriot, the story of G. Washington

Frances Mary Owen - 1873 - 255 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...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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Soldier and Patriot: The Story of George Washington

Frances May (Synge) Owen - 1875 - 255 pages
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The History of the State of Ohio: From the Discovery of the Great Valley, to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Northwest, Old - 1875 - 876 pages
...sorry to be informed that the foolish and profane practice of cursing and swearing, a vice hitherto little known in an American army, is growing into fashion. He hopes that the officers will, by example as well as by influence, endeavor to check it ; and that both they...
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Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, Volume 2

Virginia - 1878
...vice and immorality." Again, we find in August of that year an order in these remarkable words : — " The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish...practice of profane cursing and swearing — a vice hitherto little known in the American army — is growing into fashion. He hopes the officers will,...
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Life of George Washington

Washington Irving - 1865
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England's naval and military weakness ... The Volunteer force, incentives to ...

James Walter (major, Lancs. artillery volunteers.) - 1882
...that ever lived, had the moral courage to issue a general order against this vice, thus worded:— " 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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Kings without crowns; or Lives of American presidents, with a sketch of the ...

Charles H. Evans - 1884 - 224 pages
...Sunday as much as possible, expressly to allow them to attend public worship. He writes again : — ' The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish...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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Christ and Christianity, Studies on Christology, Creeds and Confessions ...

Philip Schaff - Christianity - 1885 - 310 pages
...from fatigue duty on Sundays, except at the shipyards, or on special occasions, until further orders. 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. lie hopes the officers will, by...
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