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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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A Life of Washington, Volume 2

James Kirke Paulding - 1835
...these noble and affecting words : " With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you. 1 most devoutly wish that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy as vour former ones have been glorious and honourable." Having pledged himself to them all, he added —...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1836 - 508 pages
...French ambassador, the Chevalier de la Luzerne. General Washington, the principal officers of New-York state, and of the army, and upwards of a hundred other...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 Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

John Marshall - Presidents - 1836
...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,...happy, as your former ones have been glorious and honourable." Having drunk, he added, " I can not come to each of you to take my leave, but shall be...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...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 if each of you will come and take me by the hand.'...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...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 if each of you will come and take me by the hand.'...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington - United States - 1837
...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 if each of you will come and take me by the hand.'...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...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 if each of you will come and take me by the hand.'...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - Fore-edged painting - 1837 - 356 pages
...previously assembled, General Washington, calling for a glass of wine, thus addressed them : — " With a heart full of love and gratitude I now take...latter days may be as prosperous and happy as your /ormer ones have been glorious and honourable." The officers came up successively, and he took an affectionate...
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The Popular Encyclopedia;: pt. 1: Misso-Peculium

Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford - Art - 1837
...officers of the army, at Francis's hotel. Calling for a glass of wine, he thus addressed tiiem — " With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you, devoutly wishing that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy as your former have been glorious...
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Monuments of Washington's patriotism: containing a fac simile of his publick ...

George Washington - 1838
...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,...take leave of you ; I most devoutly wish that your lat" ter days may be as prosperous and happy, as your former " ones have been glorious and honourable."...
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