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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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Memoirs of Washington

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1857 - 516 strani
...distinguished testimony of their approbation. " 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 I am honored with. " As to pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress, that, as no pecuniary consideration...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Količina 62

1888
...duty, and exert every power I possess in their service and for the support of the glorious cause. But I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the...sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with." He refused to take any pay for his services, but said he would keep an accurate account...
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American Eloquence: a Collection of Speeches and Addresses: By ..., Količina 1

1857
...unlucky event should happen, unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered, by every gentlemen other time, and in other manner, than the same was granted honored with. As to pay, sir, I beg leave to aseore the Congress, th«ta no pecuniary consideration...
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A History of the United States: For Families and Libraries

Benson John Lossing - 1857 - 672 strani
...should happen, unl'aiorable to my reputation, 1 beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in this room, that I, this day, declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with. As to pay. sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress that as no pecuniary consideration...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1857
...lest some unlucky event should happen, uu favourable to my reputation, 1 beg it may be rcmem be red by every gentleman in the room, that I this day declare, with the utmost sincerity, 1 do not think myself equal to the command 1 am honoured with. ] beg leave, Sir, to assure the Congress,...
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American Eloquence: a Collection of Speeches and Addresses: By ..., Količina 1

1857
...this day declare, with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with. As to pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress, thtt u no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the expense...
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The Armed Forces Officer

United States. Directorate for Armed Forces Information and Education - 1960 - 251 strani
...Washington, on being appointed Commander in Chief: "I beg it may be remembered by every man in this room that I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with." Assurance or by its other name, self-confidence, is only a continuing willingness to...
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The Formation of the Union: A Documentary History Based Upon an Exhibit in ...

United States. National Archives and Records Service - 1970 - 80 strani
...unlucky event should happen unfavourable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every Gent? in the room, that I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think my self equal to the Command I [am] honoured with. As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to Assure the Congress...
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Adventures in Leadership: A Text for U.S. Marine Corps Junior ROTC.

United States. Marine Corps. Education Center. Reserve Liaison and Training Branch - 1973 - 284 strani
...responsibility and his humility were indicated by the statement which he made upon accepting the command: "I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in...sincerity I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with." As leader of the American forces, Washington was faced with a lack of supplies, a poorly...
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George Washington: A Biography

John Richard Alden - 1984
...cause." He protected himself to a degree against future criticism by asking the delegates to remember that "I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command." He also declined to accept any money from Congress except for his expenses, an unnecessary gesture...
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