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" ... every day the increasing- weight of years admonishes me, more and more, that the shade of retirement is as necessary to me as it will be welcome. Satisfied that if any circumstances have given peculiar value to my services, they were temporary, I... "
Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing a Complete History of the ... - Page 576
by John Frost - 1847 - 588 pages
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 920 pages
...circumstances have given peculiar value to my services they were ternporary, I have the consolation to helieve, that while choice and prudence invite me to quit the...forbid it. In looking forward to the moment which is intended to terminate the career of my public life, my feelings do not permit me to suspend the deep...
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An Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

Henry Flanders - Law - 1860 - 311 pages
...and more, that the shade of retirement is as necessary to me as it will be welcome. Satisfied that, if any circumstances have given peculiar value to...were temporary, I have the consolation to believe, that/while choice and prudence invite me to quit the political scene, patriotism does not forbid it....
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Encyclopedia of Religion in American Politics

George Kurian - Religion - 1999 - 389 pages
...forbid it. In looking forward to the moment, which is intended to terminate the career of my public life, my feelings do not permit me to suspend the deep acknowledgment ofthat debt of gratitude, which I owe to my beloved country for the many honors it has conferred upon...
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George Washington: Foundation of Presidential Leadership and Character

Ethan M. Fishman, William D. Pederson, Mark J. Rozell - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 240 pages
...States thanking Washington for his service, Washington thanked his country in his Farewell Address: My feelings do not permit me to suspend the deep acknowledgment of that debt of gratitude wch. I owe to my beloved country, for the many honors it has conferred upon me; still more for the...
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Political Science - 2003 - 477 pages
...more and more that the shade of retirement is as necessary to me as it will be welcome. Satisfied that if any circumstances have given peculiar value to...forbid it. In looking forward to the moment which is intended to terminate the career of my public life, my feelings do not permit me to suspend the deep...
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Heir to the Fathers: John Quincy Adams and the Spirit of Constitutional ...

Gary V. Wood - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 249 pages
...more and more that the shade of retirement is as necessary to me as it will be welcome. Satisfied that if any circumstances have given peculiar value to...the political scene, patriotism does not forbid it. George Washington, "Farewell Address," in A Compilation of the Messages and Papers o/the Presidents,...
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Whose Religion Is Christianity?: The Gospel Beyond the West

Lamin Sanneh - Religion - 2003 - 138 pages
...megalomania. "I have the consolation to believe," Washington said in his farewell address in 1796, "that while choice and prudence invite me to quit...political scene, patriotism does not forbid it." In the French case, a hard-edged secularism emerged and acquired a life of its own, with state jurisdiction...
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Freedom of Association: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Robert J. Bresler - Law - 2004 - 265 pages
...and more, that the shade of retirement is as necessary to me as it will be welcome. Satisfied, that, if any circumstances have given peculiar value to...the political scene, patriotism does not forbid it. . . .The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions...
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Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation

Cokie Roberts - Social Science - 2004 - 384 pages
...his Farewell Address to the Philadelphia newspaper Daily Ameriean Adveriiser, with the explanation: "While choice and prudence invite me to quit the political scene, patriotism does not forbid it." The president never actually delivered the famous speech, which has come down in history as a collection...
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A Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm - History - 2005 - 247 pages
...and more, that the shade of retirement is as necessary to me as it will be welcome. Satisfied that if any circumstances have given peculiar value to...forbid it. In looking forward to the moment, which is intended to terminate the career of my public life, my feelings do not permit me to suspend the deep...
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