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" Your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess. "
Oration Pronounced by the Honorable Robert C. Winthrop: Speaker of the House ... - Página 15
por Robert Charles Winthrop - 1848 - 23 páginas
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Washington Irving - 1857
...trembled, and could not utter a word. " Sit down, Mr. Washington," said the Speaker, with a smile ; " your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess." Such was Washington's first launch into civil life, in which he was to be distinguished...
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Life of George Washington: Written for Children

E. Cecil - 1859 - 258 páginas
...trembled, and could not utter a word." " Sit down, Mr. Washington," said the Speaker with a smile: "your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess." Public and private business filled up so much of Washington's time, that his life on his...
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LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

GEO P.PUTNAM - 1860
...trembled, and could not utter a word. " Sit down, Mr. Washington," said the Speaker, with a smile ; " your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess." Such was Washington's first launch into civil life, in which he was to be distinguished...
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National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans: Including Orators, Statesmen ...

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1862 - 488 páginas
...syllable. "Sit down, Mr. Washington," was the courteous relief of the gentleman who had addressed him, " your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess." He continued a member of the House, diligently attending to its business till he was called...
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The Farmer Boy, and how He Became Commander-in-chief

Morrison Heady - 1864 - 321 páginas
...his painful embarrassment, Mr. Robinson hastened to his relief by saying with a courteous smile, " Sit down, Mr. Washington: your modesty equals your...valor; and that surpasses the power of any language I possess." From that time till near the breakingcut of the Revolution, — a period of fifteen years,...
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The History of the United States of America from the Discovery of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - 1865 - 812 páginas
...words were wanticg ; he faltered and blushed. " Sit down, Mr. Washington," kindly said the Speaker ; " your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess." This year closed with great advantages to the English. The cunning Indians — still true...
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THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

J. HARRIS PATTON, A.M. - 1867
...words were wantrag ; he faltered and blushed. " Sit down, Mr. Washington/' kindly said the Speaker ; " your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language 1 possess/7 This year closed with great advantages to the English. The cunning Indians — still true...
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The History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - 1868 - 812 páginas
...words were wanting ; he faltered and blushed. " Sit down, Mr. Washington," kindly said the Speaker ; " your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess." This year closed with great advantages to the English. The cunning Indians — still true...
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The Centennial History of the United States: From the Discovery of the ...

James D. McCabe - 1874 - 925 páginas
...speak a word. The speaker relieved his confusion by coming to his assistance with the kind remark, " Sit down, Mr. Washington ; your modesty equals your...valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess." The English cause was now more successful than it had ever been, and Canada was exhausted...
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Patton's Concise History of the American People: From the Discoveries of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - 1876 - 1018 páginas
...words were wanting ; he faltered and blushed. " Sit down, Mr. Washington," kindly said the Speaker ; " your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess." This year closed with great advantages to the English. The cunning Indians — still true...
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