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" a perfect original, a good scholar and soldier, and an odd genius, full of fire and passion, and but little good manners ; a great sloven, wretchedly profane, and a great admirer of dogs, of which he had two at dinner with him. "
George Washington's Secret Navy: How the American Revolution Went to Sea - Stran 14
avtor: James L. Nelson - 2008 - 320 strani
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March 17th, 1876: Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the ...

Boston (Mass.), George Edward Ellis - 1876 - 199 strani
...committee from the Congress), General Lee, etc. General Lee is a perfect original, a good scholar, and an odd genius, full of fire and passion, and but...admirer of dogs, of which he had two at dinner with him, etc. General Washington was to have been at this dinner, but the weather prevented. He is said to be...
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March 17th, 1876: Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the ...

Boston (Mass.), George Edward Ellis - 1876 - 199 strani
...Congress), General Lee, etc. General Lee is a perfect original, a good scholar, and an odd genins, full of fire and passion, and but little good manners;...admirer of dogs, of which he had two at dinner with him, etc. General Washington was to have been at this dinner, but the weather prevented. He is said to be...
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Life of Israel Putnam ("Old Put"): Major-general in the Continental Army

Increase Niles Tarbox - 1876 - 389 strani
...appeared when connected with the army at Cambridge : " General Lee is a perfect original, a good scholar and an odd genius ; full of fire and passion, and...wretchedly profane, and a great admirer of dogs." James Warren, who succeeded Joseph Warren as President of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress, writing...
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The Writings of George Washington, Količina 3

George Washington - 1889
...committee from the Congress), General Lee, etc. General Lee is a perfect original, a good scholar, and an odd genius, full of fire and passion, and but...admirer of dogs, of which he had two at dinner with him, etc. General Washington was to have been at this dinner, but the weather prevented. He is said to be...
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The Clergy in American Life and Letters

Daniel Dulany Addison - 1900 - 400 strani
...had met, Dr. Belknap was graphic, as is well illustrated by what he said of General Charles Lee : " a perfect original, a good scholar and soldier, and...of dogs, of which he had two at dinner with him." Dr. Belknap's other works were the " Life of Isaac Watts " and a compilation of hymns called " Sacred...
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The Clergy in American Life and Letters

Daniel Dulany Addison - 1900 - 400 strani
...had met, Dr. Belknap was graphic, as is well illustrated by what he said of General Charles Lee : " a perfect original, a good scholar and soldier, and...of dogs, of which he had two at dinner with him." Dr. Belknap's other works were the " Life of Isaac Watts " and a compilation of hymns called " Sacred...
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Israel Putnam: Pioneer, Ranger, and Major-general,1718-1790

William Livingston - 1901 - 442 strani
...Society, vol. iv. On October 2oth, Pastor Belknap, in characterising Lee, mentions Putnam again : " General Lee is a perfect original, a good scholar and soldier, and an odd genins ; full of fire and passion and but little good manners ; a great sloven, wretchedly profane,...
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Jerseyana: The Underside of New Jersey History

Marc Mappen - 1992 - 249 strani
...tall, thin, and slovenly, perpetually surrounded by a pack of pet dogs. One observer described him as "a perfect original, a good scholar and soldier, and an odd genius, Lee at Monmouth full of fire and passion, and but little good manners." A soldier of fortune, he had...
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The Making of the President, 1789: The Unauthorized Campaign Biography

Marvin Kitman - 2000 - 358 strani
...General is a perfect original," wrote Dr. Jeremy Belknap, an eighteenth-century minister and historian, "a good scholar and soldier; and an odd genius, full...native of Pomerania, which I should have taken for a bear."12 There were always arguments about whether he had two or three dogs at table with him. James...
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George Washington's Expense Account

Marvin Kitman, George Washington - 2001 - 285 strani
..."The General is a perfect original," wrote Jeremy Belknap, an 18th century minister and historian, "a good scholar and soldier; and an odd genius, full...Pomerania, which I should have taken for a bear." Aside from dumb animals, Lee loved Shakespeare, talked dogmatically about Rousseau and the rights of...
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