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" But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, 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. "
A Universal History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ... - Stran 150
avtor: Citizen of the United States - 1829 - 472 strani
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The Life Of George Washington

Mary L. Williamson - 2004 - 128 strani
...When the result was announced, Washington arose and made a brief speech, closing with these words: "I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare that I do not think myself equal to the command. As to pay, I beg leave to assure the Congress that...
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1776

David McCullough - 2005 - 400 strani
...not succeed, and he gave Congress fair warning: But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every...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
...sincere devotion to the cause. "But," added he, "lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every...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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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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George Washington's Leadership Lessons: What the Father of Our Country Can ...

James Rees, Stephen J. Spignesi - 2011 - 240 strani
...inadequacy: "But, lest some unlucky event should happen," he said to the gathered delegates, "unfavourable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered, by every...sincerity, I do 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...
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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...sincerity I do not 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...
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