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|It is indeed a great relief to me—I am spared any further humiliation by a creation |
of peers. ... The phrase was reinforced in America because George Washington's
last words were reported to be “It is well. I die hard, but am not afraid to go.
|VtcAjta (Uedley) : "Cover tug face," Voltaiuk : " Do let me die lupeace." |
Washixoton : •; It is well. I die hard, but am not afraid to go." Wmslky : " The best of
all is, God is with us." WumaroBcE (His father said to him, "So He fiveth His
beloved sleep" ...
|During the Revolutionary War, the British noticed that General Washington just |
would not give up or go away. Famous for taking daring ... "It is well, I die hard,
but I am not afraid to go" were his reported last words. Ever conscious of dignity, ...
Benjamin Franklin Underwood - 1885
|wrote, fifty years ago, “It is well known that the patriot on his death-bed sought |
none of the conselations of religion; and it has ... taken down the day after
Washington's death, his dying words were: “Doctor, I die hard ; but I am not afraid
|It was not, admittedly, always exactly the same word, but it was certainly an |
articulated word; or better, several slightly different articulated words, ... It is well, I
die hard, but I am not afraid to go. washington, iast Horns (Eacember 14, ...
|After this was done,he spoke to Lear:“I find I am going, my breath can not last |
long. ... About five o'clock he said to his old friend Craik,“Doc- tor, I die hard; but I
am not afraid to go; I believed from my first attack that I ... While we were fixed in
silent grief, Mrs.Washington (who was sitting at the foot of the bed) asked with a
|The third president to die on the Fourth of July (1851) was James Monroe; while |
he was president, people within the ... “I die hard,” he told the people by his
bedside, “but I am not afraid to go. 'Tis well.” PROOFREADING EXERCISE We
|It is well known that the patriot hero, on his deathbed, sought none of the |
consolations of religion ;* and it has been confidently stated to me (but as I have
not positive ... His dying words were : "Doctor, I die hard, but I am not afraid to go.
|He then said to him—' Doctor, I die hard, but I am not afraid to go; I believed from |
my first attack I should not survive it; my ... While the British fleet was lying in the
Potomac, in the vicinity of Mount Vernon, a message was sent 10 the overseer, ...