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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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Recollections & Digressions

Renato D. Tayag - Journalists - 1985 - 229 pages
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Facts about the Presidents: A Compilation of Biographical and Historical ...

Joseph Nathan Kane - Presidents - 1989 - 419 pages
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Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789: Contributions to Original ...

Derek H. Davis - Religion - 2000 - 320 pages
...Washington continued to be concerned, resulting in this order issued by Washington on 3 August 1776: The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish...wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing (a vice hitherto little known in the American Army) is growing into fashion; he hopes the officers will, by...
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George Washington: A Biographical Companion

Frank E. Grizzard - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 437 pages
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The Ten Commandments & Their Influence on American Law: A Study in History

William J. Federer - Law - 2003 - 288 pages
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The Ten Commandments & Their Influence on American Law: A Study in History

William J. Federer - Law - 2003 - 288 pages
...Army) is growing into fashion; he hopes 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 hopes of the blessing of Heaven on our Arms, if we insult it by our impiety, and folly; added to this,...
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A Hunger For Liberty Leads to the Declaration of Independence

Mary Mostert - 2004 - 205 pages
...from fatigue duty on Sundays (except at the Ship Yards, or special occasions) until further orders. "The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish,...example, as well as influence, endeavor to check it, 181 General Washington General Orders to his troops, July 9, 1776 http://etext.lib.virqinia.edu/etcbin/toccer...
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Treasury of Presidential Quotations

William J. Federer - Reference - 2004 - 500 pages
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Life Of Washington Part Two

Washington Irving - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 428 pages
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