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|that, like the master-piece of ancient art, he must be the more admired in the |
aggregate, the more closely he is examined in detail.”—Ge0rge von Raumer. “
Washington is to my mind the purest figure in history.”——Gladstone. “He was
one who ...
|The "purest figure in history," wrote William E. Gladstone of George Washington. |
When Frederick the Great sent his portrait to Washington, he sent with it these
remarkable words: "From the oldest general in Europe to the greatest general in
|1778 After the engagement at Monmouth, Washington started for the Hudson. He |
said : " The march from Englishtown was inconceivably distressing to the troops
and horses. ... "Washington is to my mind the purest figure in history." Gladstone.
|George Washington, Daniel Webster. WHAT OTHERS HAVE SAID. ... He'was |
great as he was good; he was great because he was good.” EDWARD Evnruzrr.
... “Washington is to my mind the purest figure in history.” W. E. GLADSTONE.
|Edward M. Taylor. "The most illustrious and beloved personage which the |
country ever produced." — John Adams. "Washington is the purest figure in
history. ... If among all the pedestals supplied by history for public characters of ...
|of Washington, that great, gloomy New Englander, Daniel Webster, formally and |
deliberately gave utterance to the ringing and confident ... one morning at
breakfast, Mr. Gladstone said, in hearing of all the company: "Washington, to my
mind, is the purest figure in history. ... but some of us still believe that George
Washington, even when a boy, was brave enough to tell the truth, and that he
would sooner ...
|(3) Picture the story of the farm, and the happy boyhood of George Washington, |
telling of the things he liked to do. ... X. Gladstone called Washington "the purest
figure in history," and added: "If, among all the pedestals supplied by history for ...
|Washington, whose sword was never drawn but in the cause of his country, and |
never sheathed when wielded in his country's cause! ... a true, rational,
constitutional liberty, those hearts shall enshrine the memory, those tongues
prolong the fame of George Washington ! ... first order; his penetration strong, tho
not so acute as that of a Newton, Bacon, or Locke; and as far as he saw, no
judgment was ever sounder. — Thomas Jefferson. Washington is the purest
figure in human history.
|This he does, and his own scotting atheism goes down before the pure faith of |
the girl. ... GEORGE WASHINGTON «»**« U| NTO every generation of I
Americans George Washington is justly held to be the purest figure in history — a
|... at breakfast, Mr. Gladstone said, in hearing of all the company: “Washington, to |
my mind, is the purest figure in history. ... but some of us still believe that George \
Nashington, even when a boy, was brave enough to tell the truth, and that he ...