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" I ever should have of you ? And though I wished to say No, my fears answered Yes. I called to mind the days of my youth, and found they had long since fled to return no more; that I was now descending the hill I had been fifty-two years climbing, and... "
The Writings of George Washington: pt. III. Private letters from the time ... - Page 76
by George Washington - 1847
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The Life of the General Lafayette: Marquis of France, General in the United ...

Phineas Camp Headley - 1856 - 377 pages
...blest with a good constitution, I was of a short lived family, and might soon expect to be en tombed in the mansion of my fathers. These thoughts darkened...consequently, to my prospect of seeing you again." Journeying northward, the Marquis took leave of Congress, which was then in session at Trenton. Appropriate...
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The Life of George Washington

J. T. Headley - 1856 - 477 pages
...with a good constitution, I was of a short lived family, and might soon expect to be entombed with my fathers. These thoughts darkened the shades and...consequently to my prospect of seeing you again." In consequence of his letter to the Governor on the importance of internal navigation, the Legislature...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - Presidents - 1857
...that I was now descending the hill I had been fifty-two years climbing, and that, though I was blessed with a good constitution, I was of a short-lived family,...to the picture, and consequently, to my prospect of ever seeing you again." CHAPTER XXXV. Scheme of Inland Navigation. — Shares of Stock offered to Washington....
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life of george washington

washington irving - 1857
...that I was now descending the hill I had been fifty-two years climbing, and that, though I was blessed with a good constitution, I was of a short-lived family,...to the picture, and consequently, to my prospect of ever seeing you again." CHAPTER XXXV. SCHEME OF INLAND NAVIGATION — SHARES OF STOCK OFFERED TO WASHINGTON...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - Presidents - 1857
...that I was now descending the hill I had been fifty-two years climbing, and that, though I was blessed with a good constitution, I was of a short-lived family,...to the picture, and consequently, to my prospect of ever seeing you again." CHAPTER XXXV. SCHEME OF INLAND NAVIGATION — SHARES OF STOCK OFFERED TO WASHINGTON—DECLINED...
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Chronicle of the conquest of Granada

Washington Irving - 1859
...that I was now descending the hill I had been fifty-two years climbing, and that, though I was blessed with a good constitution, I was of a short-lived family,...to the picture, and consequently to my prospect of ever seeing you again." Uhen his visit was ended, Washington, to defer the parting scene, accompanied...
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The Illustrated Life of Washington: With Vivid Pen Paintings of Battles and ...

J. T. Headley - 1859 - 508 pages
...with a good constitution, I was of a short lived family, and might soon expect to beģentombed with my fathers. These thoughts darkened the shades and...consequently to my prospect of seeing you again." In consequence of his letter to the Governor on the importance of internal navigation, the Legislature...
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The Illustrated Life of Washington: Giving an Account of His Early ...

J. T. Headley - 1860 - 528 pages
...with a good constitution, I was of a short lived family, and might soon expect to be entombed with my fathers. These thoughts darkened the shades and...consequently to my prospect of seeing you again." In consequence of his letter to the Governor on the importance of internal navigation, the Legislature...
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THE ILLUSTRATED LIFE OF WASHINGTON.

HON. J. Y. HEADLEY - 1860
...with a good constitution, I was of a short lived farfrily, and might soon expect to be entombed with my fathers. These thoughts darkened the shades and...consequently to my prospect of seeing you again." In consequence of his letter to the Governor on the importance of internal navigation, the Legislature...
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ESSAY ON THE CHARACTER AND INFLUENCE OF WASHINGTON IN THE REVOLUTION ON THE ...

M. GUIZOT - 1863
...that I was now descending the hill I had been fifty-two years climbing, and that, though I was blest with a good constitution, I was of a short-lived family,...again. But I will not repine; I have had my day."^ Notwithstanding this sad presentiment, and his sincere taste for repose, his thoughts dwelt constantly...
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