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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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Reminiscences of Distinguished Men

William Banks Slaughter - Statesmen - 1878 - 295 pages
...and Washington alone was left in that capacity on the field. In a letter to his brother, he says : "I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my companions on every side." His fellow aide, Col. Orme,...
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American Poems: Longfellow: Whittier: Bryant: Holmes: Lowell: Emerson

Horace Elisha Scudder - American poetry - 1879 - 455 pages
...colleges, where now the gown 73. Referring to BradJock's defeat, when Washington wrote to his brother: "By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence I...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet 1 escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." 76. Study in Cambridge...
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American Poems: Longfellow: Whittier: Bryant: Holmes: Lowell: Emerson

Horace Elisha Scudder - American poetry - 1879 - 453 pages
...where now the gown 73. Referring to BradJock's defeat, when Washington wrote to his brother: ''Bythe all-powerful dispensations of Providence I have been...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." To arms had yielded,...
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American Poems: Longfellow: Whittier: Bryant: Holmes: Lowell: Emerson

Horace Elisha Scudder - American poetry - 1879 - 455 pages
...where now the gown 73. Referring to Braddock's defeat, when Washington wrote to his brother: ''Bythe all-powerful dispensations of Providence I have been...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." To arms had yielded,...
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American Poems: Longfellow: Whittier: Bryant: Holmes: Lowell: Emerson; with ...

Horace Elisha Scudder - American poetry - 1879 - 455 pages
...colleges, where now the gown .73. Referring to Braddock's defeat, when Washington wrote to his brother: "By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence I...expectation; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two torses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side...
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A History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent ...

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1881 - 754 pages
...shot under him, and four bullets passed through his coat. Writing of this to his brother, ho remarked, "By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence,...protected beyond all human probability or expectation, * * * although death was leveling my companions on every side." * Note 1, page 168. See picture on...
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The Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 10

Washington Irving - 1881
...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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MECOSTA COUNTY, MICH. Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and ...

1883
...and Washington alone was left in that capacity on the field. In a letter to his brother he says : " I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, though death was leveling my companions on ever^ side." An Indian sharpshooter said...
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Kings without crowns; or Lives of American presidents, with a sketch of the ...

Charles H. Evans - 1884 - 224 pages
...early opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you that I have not composed the latter. But, by the allpowerful 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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PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM NEWAYCO COUNTY, MICH.

1884
...and Washington alone was left in that capacity on the field. In a letter to his brother he says : " I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, though death was leveling my companions on every side." An Indian sharpshooter said...
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