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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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The Declaration of Independence and Other Great Documents of American ...

John Grafton - History - 2000 - 96 pages
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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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美国重要历史文献导读: 从殖民地时期到19世纪

United States - 2002 - 308 pages
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America Back Then: A Compilation of Historic, Patriotic Literature

Andrew S. Weeks - Literary Collections - 2002 - 216 pages
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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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George Washington: A Biographical Companion

Frank E. Grizzard - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 437 pages
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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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