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|ri iHE " purest figure in history," wrote William -L 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 ...
|The Mother and the Wife of George Washington Benson John Lossing. NOBILITY |
OF WASHINGTON'S CHARACTER. ... from the veneration paid to the immortal
name of Washington I" A writer in the " Encyclopaedia Britannica," said : " Of all
men that ever lived, he was ... The prime-minister of England, Mr. Gladstone, has
pronounced him "the purest figure in history," and has written that " if among all
|Behind Washington now were the years of uncer- He is the purest figure in |
history. -WILLIAM ... British politician, on Washington George Washington (1732-
1799) was the subject of innumerable paintings, both during his lifetime and after
|Most of those who were near the person of general Howe, were either killed or |
wounded. ... Within four days after he had been appointed a major general he fell
a noble sacrifice to a cause which he had espoused from the purest principles.
|Margaret and Douglas are mutually attracted to each other, but due to her |
background he shuns her. ... Marion Geerds was Marge and Jerry Tobias and
Peter James were Tony and George, respectively. .... This, In Mr. KIngsIey's
version, is highly colored and totally undistinguished by historical accuracy,
Jefferson is made far more a saint than ever he was, and ... Tho real hero of tho
controversy was, not Jefferson, but Washington, that great, pure figure Who, aged
and wracked, kept ...
|Custis's marker put that “mental equipment” to work at Popes Creek by implying |
that Washington was who he was in part because he first ex— ... but to exhibit to
the world one of the purest models of private excellence, that the history of
nations presents to the imitation of mankind. ... Custis was not honoring just a
historic person or just a historic event, but rather both through the lens of a single
|... was a favorite subject of narrative attention; he was remembered as the very |
image of “unfading glory,” “the purest patriotism,” ... 23 In the same spirit, in the
flurry of imitations following Cooper's first success with historical romance, some
novelists ... and settings, in the private history and knowledge of the Spy, in the
mysterious and disguised George Washington, ... domestic, and military) of the
neutral ground, Cooper figures the story of American origins as the story of
|Embracing a Complete History of the Seven Years' War, the Revolutionary War, |
the Formation of the Federal ... that you will recommend some person most
capable to command, whose military knowledge, whose honour, whose conduct,
... and we flatter ourselves that you do not think us capable of saying any thing
contrary to the purest dictates of our minds. ... He was the boast of Virginia ; and
his name was blessed in all her families and settlements as the saviour of her
land from ...
|Compiled Under the Inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington, from |
Original Papers Bequeathed to Him by His Deceased Relative John Marshall ...
and by the authority according to the purest maxims of representation derived
from them, that whatever punishment shall be ... with the difliculties imposed by
the want of arms, ammunition, and permanent troops, on a person extremely
solicitous, by some ... “It is not,” said he, “ in the pages of history to furnish a case
|Such dastardly conduct raised a tempest in the usually tranqud mind of general |
Washington. Having embarked in the American cause from the purest principles,
he viewed with infinite concern this shameful behavior, as threatening ruin to his
country. He recollected the many declarations of ... Impressed with these ideas,
he hazarded his person for some considerable time in the rear of his own men
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