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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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Life of George Washington, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1873
..."he made several attempts to speak to me before he ?iiuld effect it. At length he said, ' I am just going. Have me decently buried, and do not let my...again and said, ' Do you understand me ? ' I replied, * Yos,' ' 'Tis well,' said he. " About ten minutes before he expired (which was between ten and eleven...
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Soldier and patriot, the story of G. Washington

Frances Mary Owen - 1873 - 255 pages
...ten o'clock he tried several times to speak to Mr. Lear, and at last managed to whisper, " I am just going ; have me decently buried, and do not let my...the vault in less than three days after I am dead. Do you understand me ?" Mr. Lear replied, " Yes." " 'Tis well," he said. Mrs. Washington was kneeling...
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The Lakeside Monthly, Volume 9

Francis Fisher Broune - 1873
...me go off quietly." To a gentleman of his household, engaged in his affairs, he said : " I am just going. Have me decently buried, and do not let my body be put in the vault in less than three days after I am dead. Do you understand ? " " Yes," said the addressed...
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OUR FIRST CENTURY: BRING A POPULAR DESCRIPTIVE PORTRAITURE OF THE One ...

R. M. DEVENS - 1876
...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...looked at me again and said, " Do you understand me ?" "Yes/' I replied. "'Tis WELL," said he; the last words which he ever uttered on earth. With surprising...
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A NEW AND POPULAR PICTORIAL DESCRIPTION OF THE United States.

JOHN A. LEE & CO - 1876
...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 VI...
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Our Country

Benson J. Lossing - 1877
...several times. At length he audibly murmured : " I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and don't let my body be put into 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 ? " Mr....
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Works, Volume 10

Washington Irving - 1857
..." 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...understand me ? ' I replied, ' Yes.' ' 'Tis well,' said lie. " About ten minutes before he expired (which was between ten and eleven o'clock) his breathing...
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Reminiscences of Distinguished Men

William Banks Slaughter - Statesmen - 1878 - 295 pages
...several unsuccessful attempts to speak intelligibly, he said to Mr. Lear, his secretary: " I am just going ; have me decently buried, and do not let my body be put into the vault till three days after I am dead. " He presently said: " Do you understand me ? " and on Mr. Lear's...
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The National Memorial Volume: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the ...

Richard Miller Devens - United States - 1879 - 669 pages
...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...looked at me again and said, " Do you understand me ? " "Yes," I replied. "'Tis WELL," said he; the last words which he ever uttered on earth. With surprising...
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An Historical Reader for the Use of Classes in Academies, High Schools, and ...

Henry Elliot Shepherd - History - 1881 - 345 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...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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