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" Honored Madam: If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again, I shall; but if the command is pressed upon me by the general voice of the country, and offered upon such terms as cannot be objected against, it would reflect dishonor on me to refuse... "
George Washington - Seite 85
von Henry Cabot Lodge - 1889
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Life and Times of Washington, Band 1

John Frederick Schroeder - 1903 - 2032 Seiten
...to her anxiety not to have him venture again ; and to her he replied as follows : " Honored Madam : If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again,...against, it would reflect dishonor on me to refuse it ; and that, I am sure, must, and ought, to give you greater uneasiness than my going in an honorable...
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The Mother of Washington and Her Times

Sara Agnes Rice Pryor ("Mrs. R.A. Pryor, ") - 1903 - 367 Seiten
...she was at home she received his final word. " HONORED MADAM : If it is in my power to avoid going to Ohio again, I shall ; but if the command is pressed...cannot be objected against, it would reflect dishonor upon me to refuse it, and that, I am sure must, or ought, to give you greater uneasiness than my going...
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Winnowings for Washington's Birthday

1905 - 190 Seiten
...Mt. Vernon, and while there was urged to solicit command of the Virginia forces; this he declined. He wrote to his mother : " If it is in my power to...reflect dishonor on me to refuse it." The same day the command of all the Virginia forces was offered to Washington and accepted. For the next three years...
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The Complete Writings of Washington Irving, Including His Life, Band 9

Washington Irving - 1905
...accustomed from childhood to treat her, with a calm patriotism of the Eoman stamp. " Honored Madam : If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again,...against, it would reflect dishonor on me to refuse it ; and that, I am sure, must, and ought, to give you greater uneasiness than my going in an honorable...
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Colonial Virginia

Julian Alvin Carroll Chandler, Travis Butler Thames - 1907 - 388 Seiten
...English burial service at the grave. Washington returned to Mount Vernon, worn out with his campaign. He wrote to his mother: "If it is in my power to avoid...cannot be objected against, it would reflect dishonor upon me to refuse it." The very day on which he wrote this letter the Governor offered to him the command...
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Colonial Virginia

J. A. C. Chandler, T. B. Thames - 1907
...English burial service at the grave. Washington returned to Mount Vernon, worn out with his campaign. He wrote to his mother: "If it is in my power to avoid...cannot be objected against, it would reflect dishonor upon me to refuse it." The very day on which he wrote this letter the Governor offered to him the command...
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The Story-life of Washington: a life-history in five hundred true stories ...

Wayne Whipple - 1911 - 709 Seiten
...and ordered a regiment of a thousand men to be raised. Washington, who had returned to Mount Vernon ill and worn-out, was urged to solicit the command,...The same day he was offered the command of all the Virginia forces on his own terms, and accepted. Virginia believed in Washington, and he was ready to...
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Mount Vernon: Washington's Home and the Nation's Shrine

Paul Wilstach - 1916 - 301 Seiten
...again not to endanger his life in farther armed exploits. He replied from Mount Vernon: "HONORED MADAM, "If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again,...cannot be objected against, it would reflect dishonor upon me to refuse; and that, I am sure, must or ought to give you greater uneasiness, than my going...
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The Heart of Washington: An Intimate Study of the Father of His Country from ...

Wayne Whipple - 1916 - 172 Seiten
...her mother-heart. Again she entreated him to give up running into constant danger. He wrote in reply: "If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again,...the general voice of the country, and offered upon 80 such terms as cannot be objected against, it would reflect dishonor upon me to refuse it." It is...
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The Story of Young George Washington

Wayne Whipple - 1918 - 256 Seiten
...been, eight years earlier, for him to give up going to sea. On the 14th of August he wrote to her: "If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again,...against, it would reflect dishonor on me to refuse it." President Robinson, of the House of Burgesses, wrote Washington that the people wanted him to take...
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