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" I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare, with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with. "
Journals of the American Congress: from 1774-1788: In Four Volumes ... - Stran 84
avtor: United States. Continental Congress - 1823
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1776

David McCullough - 2005 - 400 strani
...gave Congress fair warning: But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the...sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command 1 [am] honored with. To his wife Martha he wrote that "far from seeking this appointment, I have used...
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The Life of George Washington, Količina 1

Washington Irving - 2005 - 408 strani
...to the cause. "But," added he, "lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the...that I this day declare, with the utmost sincerity, T do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with. As to pay, I beg leave to assure the...
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How to Get on in the World, Or a Ladder to Practical Success

A. R. Calhoun - 2005 - 300 strani
...: " I beg it may bo remembered, lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, that I this day declare, with the utmost sincerity,...not think myself equal to the command I am honored witn." And in his letter to his wife, communicating to her his appointment as commander-in-chief, lie...
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George Washington's War: The Forging of a Revolutionary Leader and the ...

Bruce Chadwick - 2005 - 576 strani
...colonel told them that he was not worthy of the job. "I this day declare with the utmost sincerity that I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with," he said with sincerity, and sat down. Privately, too, he was worried about his abilities to lead an...
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Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake ...

James Nelson - 2006 - 416 strani
...of the American army on June 16, 1775, George Washington would tell the Second Continental Congress, "I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare with utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I [am] honored with." Leading his men...
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For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions

James R. Gaines - 2007 - 533 strani
...for the honor they bestowed on him but warned them that their confidence might prove to be misplaced: "I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in...think myself equal to the command I am honored with." This was more than the rhetoric of false modesty, but it was that too. He had, after all, worn his...
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George Washington's Leadership Lessons: What the Father of Our Country Can ...

James Rees, Stephen J. Spignesi - 2011 - 240 strani
...some unlucky event should happen," he said to the gathered delegates, "unfavourable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered, by every Gentleman in...not think myself equal to the Command I am honored with."2 Stormy Days of Life When Washington was elected president, he wrote to Alexander Hamilton that...
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George Washington for Kids: His Life and Times With 21 Activities

Brandon Marie Miller - 2007 - 144 strani
...Army. But instead of inspiring the delegates with bold words promising victories, he quietly confessed, "I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with." He asked Congress to pay his expenses, but turned down a salary. Washington knew that Great Britain...
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