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" I am just going. Have me decently buried, and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead. "
The Story-life of Washington: A Life-history in Five Hundred True Stories ... - Page 316
by Wayne Whipple - 1911 - 709 pages
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1842 - 588 pages
...o'clock he made several attempts to speak before he could effect it. He at length said, " I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my body be put in the vault in less than two days after I am dead." His attending physician bowed assent He looked...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - 1843 - 562 pages
...several attempts to speak to me LasI nineĽ before he could effect it. At length he said ; " I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my...said ; " Do you understand me ?" I replied, " Yes." " 'T is well," said he. About ten minutes before he expired (which was between ten and eleven o'clock),...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1845
...restless, often asking what o'clock it was. About ten, he said with some difficulty to Mr Lear, " I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my...the vault in less than three days after I am dead." Towards eleven o'clock, he died without a struggle or sigh. Mrs Washington, who was sitting at the...
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Life of George Washington: Embracing Anecdotes Illustrative of His Character

Horatio Hastings Weld - Presidents - 1845 - 222 pages
...he made several attempts to speak to me before he could effect it ; at length he said, " I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than two days after I am dead." I bowed assent. He looked at me again, and said, " Do you understand me...
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Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing Anecdotes, Illustrative of ...

Horatio Hastings Weld - Presidents - 1846 - 214 pages
...he made several attempts to speak to me before he could effect it ; at length he said, " I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than two days after I am dead." I bowed assent. He looked at me again, and said, " Do you understand me...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 23

Literature - 1856
...long." About 10 o'clock he made several attempts to speak to Mr. Lear, and at last said : — "I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than two days after I am dead." Lear says : — "I bowed assent. He looked at me again and said: — "Do...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1853 - 562 pages
...speak to me Lęt ninew before he could effect it. At length he said ; " I am just going. Washington Have me decently buried ; and do not let my body be...said ; " Do you understand me ?" I replied, " Yes." " 'T is well," said he. About ten minutes before he expired (which was between ten and eleven o'clock),...
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A Pictorial Description of the United States

Robert Sears - United States - 1854 - 648 pages
...he made several attempts to speak to me before he could effect it ; at length he said : ' I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than two days after I am dead.' I bowed assent. He looked at me again and said, ' Do you understand me 1'...
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THE WRITINGS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON; BEING HIS CORRESPONDENCE, ADDRESSES ...

JARED SPARKS - 1855
...o'clock he made several attempts to speak to me before he could effect it. At length he said ; "I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my...said ; " Do you understand me ?" I replied, " Yes." " JT is well," said he. About ten minutes before he expired (which was between ten and eleven o'clock),...
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Library of American History: Containing Biographical Sketches, of Washington ...

Biographies of American leaders - 1855 - 640 pages
...he made several attempts to speak to me before he could effect it ; at length he said, ' I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than two days after I am dead.' I bowed assent. He looked at me again and said, ' Do you understand me ?'...
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