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Two Wars: One Hero's Fight on Two Fronts--Abroad and Within - Page 166
by Nate Self - 2011 - 408 pages
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LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON IRVING - 1857
...early opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you that I have not composed the latter. But, by the all-powerful dispensations of Providence,...and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my companions on every side of me ! "We have been most scandalously beaten...
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The Boys' and girls' companion for leisure hours, ed. by J. and M ..., Volume 1

1857
...himself for judgment and bravery. After a severe engagement with the French, he wrote to his brother, — "By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence,...beyond all human probability or expectation ; for 1 had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I remained unhurt, although Death...
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A History of the United States: For Families and Libraries

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1857 - 672 pages
...under him. and four bullets passed through his coat Writing of this to his brother, he remarked, " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...protected beyond all human probability or expectation, * * * although death was leveling my companions on every side." * Note 1, pago 1G8. See picture on...
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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being ..., Volume 2

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1857
...beeu killed, as had been before reported in a circumstantial account. He added, "By the all powerful dispensations of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human probability or expectation, while death was levelling my companions on every side." Such remarkable perils, and such acknowledgments...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 16

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1858
...By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I linvo been protected beyond all human probabilif. or expectation ; for I had four bullets through my coat and two horses shot under me, yet I unhnrr. though death was le ••f bis of я kl but which, un the sin. k. Thi,i hand of India!...
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Life of George Washington: Written for Children

E. Cecil - Presidents - 1859 - 258 pages
...opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you that I have not yet composed the latter. But, by the all-powerful dispensations of Providence,...and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my companions on every side of me. We have been most scandalously beaten...
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Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1859
...early opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you that I have not composed the latter. But, by the all-powerful dispensations of Providence,...and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my companions on every side of me! in such cases to exaggerate, had represented...
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history of the united states

benson j. losssing - 1859
...under him, and four bullets passed through his coat. Writing of this to his brother, -fce remarked, " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...protected beyond all human probability or expectation, * * * although death was leveling my companions on every side." 6 Note 1, page 168. See picture on...
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The Life of George Washington

Edward Everett - Presidents - 1860 - 348 pages
...courage and resolution." " By the allpowerful dispensations of Providence," he writes to his brother, "I have been protected beyond all human probability...through my coat, and two horses shot under me ; yet I escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my companions on every side." His friend and physician,...
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LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

GEO P.PUTNAM - 1860
...early opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you that I have not composed the latter. But, by the all-powerful dispensations of Providence,...probability, or expectation ; for I had four bullets through niy coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my companions...
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