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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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Mary and Martha, the Mother and the Wife of George Washington

Benson John Lossing - 1886 - 348 pages
...and of assuring you that I have, as yet, not composed the latter. But by the all-powerful protection of Providence I have been protected beyond all human probability or expectation . . . although death was levelling my companions on every side." Washington returned to Mount Vernon...
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The Life of George Washington: Studied Anew

Edward Everett Hale - 1887 - 392 pages
...the colonies. To his brother, writing at the same time, he says : " By the all powerful dispensation of Providence I have been protected beyond all human...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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Writings of George Washington

George Washington - United States - 1908 - 567 pages
...opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you, that I have not as yet composed the latter. But, by the allpowerful 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 escaped...
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Letters and Addresses,

George Washington - Presidents - 1908 - 489 pages
...opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you that I have not as yet composed the latter. But, 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 escaped...
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History of the Sixth New York Cavalry: (Second Ira Harris Guard) Second ...

United States - 1908 - 575 pages
...said, "By the all powerful dispensations of Providence, I have been protected beyond all expectation. 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." The chase continued full...
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Washington's Birthday: Its History, Observance, Spirit, and Significance as ...

Robert Haven Schauffler - Holidays - 1910 - 328 pages
...all the 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 leveling my companions on every side. His marvelous preservation...
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Library of Southern Literature: Biography

Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles W. Kent - American literature - 1910
...opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you, that I have not as yet composed the latter. But, 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 escaped...
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Library of Southern Literature: Biography

Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles W. Kent - American literature - 1910
...opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you, that I have not as yet composed the latter. But, 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 escaped...
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Washington's Expeditions (1753-1754) and Braddock's Expedition (1755): With ...

James Hadden - Braddock's Campaign, 1755 - 1910 - 139 pages
...with many other brave officers, was killed on the field. I. luckily, escaped without a wound, though I had four bullets through my coat and two horses shot under me. It is supposed we left 300 or more dead on the field ; about that number we brought off wounded, and...
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Wonders of Providence: Remarkable and Authentic Providential Stories

J. Martin Rohde - Homiletical illustrations - 1911 - 344 pages
...attended Braddock's defeat, he was not ashamed to leave on record this evidence of his faith :" — By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...probability or expectation; for I had four bullets shot > through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, although death was leveling...
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