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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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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...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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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...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. thence enjoyed of manifesting my inviolable attachment, by services, faithful and persevering, though...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

J[ohn] H[anbury]. Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 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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History of the United States: To which is Prefixed a Brief Historical ...

Noah Webster - United States - 1832 - 324 pages
...more and more thatthe 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. 5. In lookmg forward to the moment, which is intended to terminate the career of my public life, my...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...0 grave! where is thy victory? 213 LESSON CXII. Extracts from Washington's Valedictory Address. 1. In looking forward to the moment which is to terminate...life, my feelings do not permit me to suspend the deep acknowledgement of that debt of gratitude which I owe to my beloved country, for the many honours it...
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History of the United States: To which is Prefixed a Brief Historical ...

Noah Webster - United States - 1832 - 316 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 my services, they were temporary,! have the consolation to believe, that while choice and prudence invite me to quit the political scene,...
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Studies in Poetry and Prose: Consisting of Selections Principally from ...

A. B. Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 480 pages
...Countrymen. 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 of lhat debt of gratitude which I owe to my beloved country, for the many' honors it has conferred upon...
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The Lives of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson: With a Parallel ...

Stephen Simpson - Presidents - 1833 - 389 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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The Life of George Washington: With Curious Ancedotes, Equally Honourale to ...

Mason Locke Weems - 1833 - 228 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...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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The Writings of George Washington: pt. V. Speeches and messages to Congress ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...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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