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" With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you ; I most devoutly wish that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy as your former ones have been glorious and honorable. "
Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ... - Page 50
by Robert W. Lincoln - 1842 - 588 pages
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The Biography of the American Military and Naval Heroes, of the ...

United States - 1826
...Washington joined them, and, calling for a glass of wine, addressed them in the following words : " vV'ith a heart full of love a"nd gratitude, I now take leave...happy, as your former ones have been glorious and honourable." The officers were deeply affected ; they came up to him successively, and he took an affectionate...
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

Aaron Bancroft - United States - 1826
...entered the room. His emotions were too great for concealment. Filling a glass of wine he turned to them and said, " With a heart full of love and gratitude,...now take leave of you ; I most devoutly wish that yonr latter days may be as prosperous and happy, as yonr former ones have been glorious and honourable."...
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A Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War: From 1775 to 1783

James Thacher - United States - 1827 - 487 pages
...entered the room. His emotions were too strong to be concealed. Filling a glass, he turned to them and said, " With a heart full of love and gratitude,...honorable." Having drank, he added, " I cannot come to each of you to take my leave, but shall be obliged to you, if each of you will come and take me...
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The Description of the City of New York ...: To which is Prefixed, a Brief ...

James Hardie - New York (N.Y.) - 1827 - 360 pages
...commander-in-chief. General Washington having called fora glass of wine, thus addressed them, " With an heart full of love and gratitude I now take leave...days may be as prosperous and happy, as your former have been glorious and honourable." Having drunk, he said " I cannot come to each of you to tak my...
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A History of the United States of America: On a Plan Adopted to the Capacity ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1827 - 316 pages
...for a glass of wine, thus addressed them : " With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take my leave of you. I most devoutly wish that your latter...happy, as your former ones have been glorious and honourable.'' Having thus affectionately addressed them, he now took each by the hand and bade him...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 2

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828
...Having met them at a place appointed, the general taking a glass of wine, thus addressed them — " With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take...your former ones have been glorious and honorable." After a short pause, each one received the hand and embrace of their beloved general. Being then on...
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A History of the State of New York: From the First Discovery of the Country ...

Francis Smith Eastman - New York (State) - 1828 - 279 pages
...chief. When about to bid them adieu, the General calling for a glass of wine, thus addressed them. — " With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take...your former ones have been glorious and honorable." "The officers then approached him in succession, and he affectionately bade adieu to each. They followed...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 2

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828
...met them at a place appointed, the general taking a glass of wine, thus addressed them — ii-With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave...your former ones have been glorious and honorable." After a short pause, each one received the hand and embrace of their beloved general. Being then on...
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Interesting Events in the History of the United States: Being a Selection of ...

John Warner Barber - United States - 1828 - 220 pages
...also, and at parting, thus addressed them : " With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take my leave of you. I most devoutly wish, that your latter...your former ones have been glorious and honorable." Taking each by the hand, he bade them farewell. They then accompanied him to the shore of the Hudson,...
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The Life of George Washington

American Sunday-School Union - Presidents - 1829 - 268 pages
...they were, he could not speak for several moments; but, when he had calmed his strong feelings, he said, " with a heart full of love and gratitude I...days may be as prosperous and happy as your former have been honourable. I cannot come to each of you to take my leave, but shall be obliged to you if...
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