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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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Works of Washington Irving: Washington

Washington Irving - 1870
..." 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...ten minutes before he expired (which was between ten and eleven o'clock) his breathing became easier. He lay quietly ; he withdrew his hand from mine and...
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The Home of Washington: Or, Mount Vernon and Its Associations, Historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Grottoes (Va.) - 1871 - 446 pages
...Washington attempted to speak to Mr. Lear, but failed several times. At length he murmured : " I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my...the vault in less than three days after I am dead." Mr. Lear could not speak, but bowed his assent. Washington whispered, " Do you understand ?" Lear replied,...
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The Home of Washington: Or, Mount Vernon and Its Associations, Historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Mount Vernon - 1870 - 446 pages
...Washington attempted to speak to Mr. Lear, but failed several times. At length he murmured : " I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my...the vault in less than three days after I am dead." Mr. Lear could not speak, but bowed his assent. Washington whispered, " Do you understand ?" Lear replied,...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 7-8

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1870
...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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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volume 8

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1870
...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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THE HOME OF WASHINGTON OR MOUNT VERNON AND ITS ASSOCIATIONS, HISTORICAL ...

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1870
...Washington attempted to speak to Mr. Lear, but failed several times. At length he murmured: "1 am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my...the vault in less than three days after I am dead." Mr. Lear could not speak, but bowed his assent. Washington whispered, "Do you understand?" Lear replied,...
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Words of Washington

George Washington - Presidents - 1871 - 196 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...I am dead." I bowed assent, for I could not speak. Ho then looked at me again and said : " Do you understand me r1 I replied, " Yes." " 'T is well," said...
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THE GREAT REPUBLIC

JAME D. Mc CABE, JR - 1871
...several attempts to speak, and at length, with great difficulty, he whispered 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." He then looked at Mr. Lear, and said, " Do you understand me ? " Mr. Lear replied, " Yes," when the...
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THE GREAT REPUBLIC: BEING A FULL AND COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN UNION

JAS. D. M'CABE, JR. - 1871
...several attempts to speak, and at length, with great difficulty, he whispered to Mr. Lear, U I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my...the vault in less than three days after I am dead." He then looked at Mr. Lear, and said, " Do you understand me ? " Mr. Lear replied, " Yes," when the...
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Words of Washington

George Washington - 1872 - 196 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...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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