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" in office, to which your suffrages have twice called me, have been a uniform sacrifice of inclination to the opinion of duty, and to a deference to what appeared to be your wishes. ... I rejoice that the state of your concerns, external as well as internal,... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 369
1927
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The Constitution of the United States of America: The Proximate Causes of ...

William Hickey - Constitutional history - 1846 - 396 pages
...nations, and the unanimous advice of persons entitled to my confidence, impelled me to abandon the idea. I rejoice that the state of your concerns, external...renders the pursuit of inclination incompatible with the sentiment of duty or propriety ; and am persuaded, whatever partiality may be retained for my services,...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. V. Speeches and messages to Congress ...

George Washington - United States - 1848 - 620 pages
...conviction that the step is compatible with both. The acceptance of, and continuance hitherto in, the office to which your suffrages have twice called me,...inclination to the opinion of duty, and to a deference for what appeared to be your desire. I constantly hoped, that it would have^ been much earlier in my...
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Statistical View of the Executive and Legislative Department of the ...

Alexis Poole - 1847 - 514 pages
...conviction that the step is compatible with both. The acceptance of, and continuance hitherto in the office to which your suffrages have twice called me,...inclination to the opinion of duty, and to a deference for what appeared to be your desire. I constantly hoped that it would have been much earlier in my...
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The Domestic Constitution; Or, the Family Circle the Source and Test of ...

Christopher Anderson - Christian life - 1847 - 500 pages
...admiration. "The acceptance of," said Washington, in his farewell address, " and continuance hitherto in the office to which your suffrages have twice called me,...inclination to the opinion of duty, and to a deference for what appeared to be your desire. I constantly hoped, that it would have been much earlier in my...
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The Progress of America from the Discovery by Columbus to ..., Volume 1, Issue 2

John MacGregor - America - 1847 - 844 pages
...whom a choice is to be made. The acceptance of, and continuance hitherto in the office to which vour suffrages have twice called me, have been a uniform...inclination to the opinion of duty, and to a deference for what appeared to be your desire. I constantly hoped, that it would hare been much earlier in my...
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First Lessons in Civil Government: Including a Comprehensive View of the ...

Andrew White Young - Law - 1848 - 244 pages
...acceptance of and continuance hitherto in the office to which your suffrages have twice called rne, have been a uniform sacrifice of inclination to the opinion of duty, and to a deferent-« for what appeared to be your desire. I constantly hoped that it would have been much earlier...
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The Principles of Civil Government Familiarly Illustrated: Including a ...

Andrew White Young - United States - 1848 - 312 pages
...of and continuance hitherto in the office to which your suffrages have twice called me, have been an uniform sacrifice of inclination to the opinion of duty, and to a deference for what appeared to be your desire. I constantly hoped that it would have been much earlier in my...
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The Twelve Stars of Our Republic: Our Nation's Gift-book to Her Young Citizens

Edwin Williams - Presidents - 1850 - 434 pages
...conviction that the step is compatible with both. The acceptance of, and continuance hitherto in, the office to which your suffrages have twice called me,...inclination to the opinion of duty and to a deference for what appeared to be your desire. I constantly hoped that it would have been much earlier in my...
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An Essay on Elocution: with Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1850 - 318 pages
...conviction that the step is compatible with both. The acceptance of, and continuance hitherto in the office to which your suffrages have twice called me,...inclination to the opinion of duty, and to a deference for what appeared to be your desire. I constantly hoped that it would have been much earlier in my...
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Monk and Washington: Historical Studies

François Guizot - 1850 - 198 pages
...m^m^ patible with the sentiment of duty ot -- " The acceptance of, and continuance hitherto in, the office to which your suffrages have twice called me,...inclination to the opinion of duty, and to a deference for what appeared to be your desire. I constantly hoped that it would have been much earlier in my...
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