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" I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense and march to the relief of Boston," was now ready to make good his word. He began to drill soldiers, and wrote to his brother that, if need be, he would accept the command of the soldiers from... "
George Washington - Seite 73
1895
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The Heart of Washington: An Intimate Study of the Father of His Country from ...

Wayne Whipple - 1916 - 172 Seiten
...was pronounced "the most eloquent speech ever made." With a diffidence almost painful he stammered: "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march them to the relief of Boston." Colonel Washington was elected a delegate to the first Continental Congress...
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Lessons in English, Bücher 2

Arthur Lee - 1917
...of King Louis of France took possession of the land which he called Louisiana. 12. Washington said "I will raise a thousand men subsist them at my own expense and march with them at their head for the relief of Boston." 13. Every day of our lives on land or sea whether...
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The Story of Young George Washington

Wayne Whipple - 1918 - 256 Seiten
...English outrages in that city roused his indignation. He rose and made this brief but eloquent speech : "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense and march them to the relief of Boston." He was chosen one of the six Virginia delegates to the Continental Congress...
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Barnes's Elementary History of the United States

James Baldwin - 1918 - 400 Seiten
...Virginia. He had already spoken his opinions in the House of Burgesses. " If necessary," he said, " I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march them to the relief of Boston." The First Continental Congress. — The delegates met at Carpenter's...
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Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive ..., Band 10

Charles Morris - 1921
...with righteous wrath Washington rose, hesitated a moment to control his emotion, then said calmly : "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march them to the relief of Boston." This convention chose him with Patrick Henry and four others to represent...
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Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive ..., Band 10

Thomas Edward Finegan - 1922
...with righteous wrath Washington rose, hesitated a moment to control his emotion, then said calmly : "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march them to the relief of Boston." This convention chose him with Patrick Henry and four others to represent...
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Our Presidents: Brief Biographies of Our Chief Magistrates

James Morgan - 1924 - 325 Seiten
...orators raised their eloquent voices against the tyrant king, Washington offered to raise a regiment. "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense and march them to the relief of Boston." When Congress was debating whether it should contribute another petition...
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The South's Development: Fifty Years of Southern Progress: A Glimpse of the ...

Industrial Development Manufacturers Record - 1924 - 666 Seiten
...Christopher Gadsden of South Carolina wrote: "Do not pay for another ounce of tea"; George Washington said: "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense and march at the head of them for the relief of Boston" ; and Patrick Henry made his famous "Caesar had his Brutus"...
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Genesis and Birth of the Federal Constitution: Addresses and Papers in the ...

Julian Alvin Carroll Chandler - 1924 - 397 Seiten
...taciturn, puissant in deeds and sparing of words, on this occasion spoke mightily to the purpose. He said: "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march them to the relief of Boston." In the course of the summer delegates to the congress were appointed...
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The Constitutional Review, Band 6

1922
...what one of his contemporaries described as "the most eloquent speech that ever was made." He said : "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march them to the relief of Boston." In the course of the summer delegates to the congress were appointed...
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