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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 of me... "
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Annals and Occurrences of New York City and State, in the Olden Time: Being ...

John Fanning Watson - 1846 - 390 sivua
...that " he has not been killed, as has been before reported in a circumstantial account." He adds — " 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...

The Writings of George Washington: pt. I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington - 1847
...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...

pt. I. Official letters relating to the French war, and private letters ...

George Washington - 1847
...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...

Oration Pronounced by the Honorable Robert C. Winthrop: Speaker of the House ...

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1848 - 23 sivua
...dispensations of Providence," wrote Washington himself to his venerated parent, after Braddock's defeat, " 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." Well did the eloquent...

The Works of the Right Rev. John England, First Bishop of Charleston, Nide 4

John England - 1849
...marked, and by no means unimportant. He wrote to his brother: •'By the all-powerful dispensation of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human...through my coat, and two horses shot under me. Yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." It is true, that...

Memoirs of the Mother and Wife of Washington

Margaret Cockburn Conkling - 1850 - 248 sivua
...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...

MEMOIRS OF THE MOTHER AND WIFE OF WASHINGTON

MARGARET C. CONKLING - 1850
...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...

The Life of General Washington: First President of the United States, Nide 1

George Washington - 1852
...until I have the happiness of seeing you at Mount Vernon, which I now most ardently wish for." yond all human probability or expectation ; for I had four...although death was levelling my companions on every side of me ! Thus ended the second campaign in the military life of George Washington. It was even more...

Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1852
...dispensations of Providence," wrote Washington himself to his venerated parent, after Braddock's defeat, " 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." Well did the eloquent...

Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - 1852 - 544 sivua
...frontier warfare." — Duy't Penn. 13 tions 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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