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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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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution; Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1860
...there retains its name. * See page 34. t Speaking of this in a letter to hU brother, he remarked, " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...human probability or expectation ; for I had four bulleta through my coat, and two horses shot under me, and escaped unhurt, although death was leveling...
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A History of the United States for Families and Libraries

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1860 - 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 ou every side." * Note 1, page 168. See picture on...
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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being ..., Volume 2

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1850
...John, that he has not been killed, as had been before reported in a circumstantial account. He added, " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...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 MOUNT VERNON PAPERS

EDWARD EVERETT - 1860
...the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human probability and expectation ; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side." His remarkable preservation,...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1860
...dispensations of Providence, I have been pKtectcd beyond all human probability, or expectation ; for I bad four bullets through my coat, 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 Mount Vernon Papers

Edward Everett - Europe - 1860 - 490 pages
...which he was exposed, nor of the Power by which it was averted. In a letter to his brother, he says, " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human probability and expectation ; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped...
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The Reformed Presbyterian magazine. Jan. 1855-July 1858, 1862-76

1862
...all-pov;erful ditpentativni of providence," he say», when giving an account of Braddock's defeat, " I have been protected beyond all human probability or expectation ; for I had four bulléis through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, while death was levelling...
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THE NEW AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA: A POPULAR DICTIONARY OF GENERAL KNOWLEGE.

1863
...and comrade Dr. Oraik, "to see him fall." In a letter written by himself to his brother, he says : " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...through my coat and two horses shot under me, yet I 246 247 escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my 'companions on every side." His fellow aid,...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 16

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...and comrade Pr. Craik, "to see him fall." In a letter written by himself to his brother, he says : " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...through my coat and two horses shot under me, yet I GEORGE WASHINGTON 247 escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my companions on every side." His...
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THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

J. HARRIS PATTON, A.M. - 1867
...especially to Washington. In a letter to his brother Augustine he says : " By the all-powerful dispensation of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human...expectation ; for I had four bullets through my coat, two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt., though death was levelling my companions on every side...
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