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" I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my companions on every side... "
Two Wars: One Hero's Fight on Two Fronts--Abroad and Within - Page 166
by Nate Self - 2011 - 408 pages
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1834
...killed in the field, where died many other brave officers. I luckily escaped without a wound, though I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me. Captains Orme and Morris, two of the aids-de-camp, were wounded early in the engagement, which rendered...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt.I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington - United States - 1834
...killed in the field, where died many other brave officers. I luckily escaped without a wound, though I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me. Captains Orme and Morris, two of the aids-de-camp, were wounded early in the engagement, which rendered...
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The Religious Opinions and Character of Washington

Edward Charles M'Guire - 1836 - 414 pages
...Braddock's defeat, he says, in reference to his own wonderful preservation on that memorable occasion : "By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence I...have been protected beyond all human probability, or * We shall mainly rely upon his " Writings," as recently edited and published by J. Sparks. expectation...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...sharp-shooters. "By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence," said he, in a letter to his brother, "I have been protected beyond all human probability...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." So bloody a contest...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...sharp-shooters. "By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence," said he, in a letter to his brother, "I have been protected beyond all human probability...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." So bloody a contest...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington - United States - 1837
...sharp-shooters. " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence," said he, in a letter to his brother, "I have been protected beyond all human probability...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." So bloody a contest...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...sharp-shooters. "By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence," said he, in a letter to his brother, "I have been protected beyond all human probability...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." So bloody a contest...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1839 - 562 pages
...sharp-shooters. " By the all powerful dispensations of Providence," said he, in a letter to his brother, " I have been protected beyond all human probability...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." So bloody a contest...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser. New and improved ser, Volume 1

1839
...sharp-shooters. ' By the allpowerful dispensations of Providence,' said he, in a letter to his brother, ' I have been protected beyond all human probability...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me.' So bloody a contest...
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The Life of George Washington: First President of the United States

Samuel George Arnold - 1840 - 228 pages
...*- -- v ^iv Foit miles i. beand uureiy OB J4ui was ' ut. yet aa .or asays, " By the all powerful dispensations of Providence, I have been protected...through my coat, and two horses shot under me ; yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." That he should have...
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