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" I consider it as an indispensable duty to close this last solemn act of my official life, by commending; the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his holy keeping. " Having... "
The constitution of the United States of America; ... the Declaration of ... - Page 209
by William Hickey - 1851
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The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence ..., Volume 8

George Washington, Jared Sparks - United States - 1839
...official life, by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his...take my leave of all the employments of public life. VOL. VIII. 64 APPENDIX. APPENDIX. No. I. p. 11. MARCH OF THE DETACHMENT UNDER THE MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1839 - 562 pages
...large concourse of spectators being present. At the close of his address on this occasion, he said ; " Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire...employments of public life." He then advanced and gave his commission into the hands of the President, who replied to his address. The ceremony being...
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The Life of George Washington: First President of the United States

Samuel George Arnold - 1840 - 228 pages
...concourse of spectators, and surrendered his commission. At the close of his address, he observed : — " Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire...so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take leave of all the employments of public life." The president made an appropriate reply to his address,...
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History of the United States, from Their First Settlement as Colonies, to ...

William Grimshaw - United States - 1840 - 326 pages
...theatre of action; and, bidding an affectionate farewell lo this august body, under whose ordevs I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." After an eloquent and affecting reply by the president, general Mifllin, Washington withdrew. He hastened,...
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The Foreign Quarterly Review

1841
...the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate adieu to this august body, under whose orders I have so...employments of public life." He then advanced, and gave his commission into the hands of the president, who replied to his address. The ceremony being...
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The Iris, Or Literary Messenger, Volume 1

1841
...mortal conqueror upon true heroism and love of country. " HAVING," said he, " NOW FINISHED THE WOEX ASSIGNED ME, I retire from the great theatre of action,...august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, 1 HEEE OFFEE MY COMMISSION, AND TAXE MV LEAVE OF ALL THE EMPLOYMENTS OF PCBLIC LIFE." As we stand gazing...
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Annals of Annapolis: Comprising Sundry Notices of that Old City from the ...

David Ridgely - Annapolis (Md.) - 1841 - 283 pages
...official life, by commending the interests of our dearest. country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his...now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have...
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Annals of Annapolis: Comprising Sundry Notices of that Old City from the ...

David Ridgely - Annapolis (Md.) - 1841 - 283 pages
...official life, by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his...now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have...
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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volumes 26-27

1841
...had held for the service of his country. " At the close of his address on this occasion, he said, ' Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire...great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate adieu to this august body, under ; whose ord» r» I have во long acted. 1 here offrr my j commission,...
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Prospects of a Golden Age

John Dos Passos - United States - 1959 - 271 pages
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