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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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Swinton's Reader and Speaker, Volume 5

William Swinton - 1883
..." 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...me ? ' I replied, ' Yes.' — "Tis well,' said he. 11. " About ten minutes before he expired (which was between ten and eleven o'clock), his breathing...
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Swinton's Fifth Reader and Speaker

William Swinton - Readers - 1883 - 479 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...me? ' I replied, ' Yes.' — "Tis well,' said he. 11. " About ten minutes before he expired (which was between ten and eleven o'clock), his breathing...
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American Progress: Or, The Great Events of the Greatest Century, Including ...

Richard Miller Devens - Industries - 1883 - 739 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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Irving's Works: Life of George Washington

Washington Irving - 1882
...Lear, "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...than three days after I am dead.' I bowed assent, TEE LAST HOUR. 373 for I could not speak. He then looked at me again and said, ' Do you understand...
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Lester's History of the United States: Illustrated in Its Five ..., Volume 1

Charles Edwards Lester - United States - 1883
...murmured : ' I am just going. Have me decently and pressed it to my bosom. Dr. Craik put his hasds buried : and do not let my body be put into the vault over his eyes, and he expired without a struggle or a in less than three days after I am dead.' Mr....
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Picturesque Washington: Pen and Pencil Sketches of Its Scenery, History ...

Joseph West Moore - Architecture, Domestic - 1884 - 308 pages
...o'clock he said to me, ' I am fast THE HALL AT MOUNT VERNON. going. Have me decently interred, but do not let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead.' I bowed assent. He then looked at me again and said : ' Do you understand?' I replied, ' Yes.' ' Tis well,' said he....
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The National Capital: Past and Present. The Story of Its Settlement ...

Stilson Hutchins, Joseph West Moore - Washington (D.C.) - 1885 - 351 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...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 National Capital: Past and Present. The Story of Its Settlement ...

Stilson Hutchins, Joseph West Moore - Washington (D.C.) - 1885 - 351 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...again and said, ' Do you understand me?' I replied, 1 Yes.' ' Tis well,' said he. "About ten minutes before he expired (which was between ten and eleven...
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Irenĉus Letters: Second Series

Samuel Irenĉus Prime - Presbyterian Church - 1885 - 388 pages
...resigned ; gave various directions about his affairs ; and as the end was nigh he said : " 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 ?" And then he added, " It is well." He felt his own pulse, the hand dropped,...
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Irenĉus Letters: Second Series

Samuel Irenĉus Prime - 1885 - 388 pages
...resigned ; gave various directions about his affairs ; and as the end was nigh he said : " 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 ?" And then he added, " It is well." He felt his own pulse, the hand dropped,...
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