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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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Life of George Washington, Nide 1

Washington Irving - 1855
...opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you that I have not composed the latter. But, by the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...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...

THE WRITINGS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON; BEING HIS CORRESPONDENCE, ADDRESSES ...

JARED SPARKS - 1855
...sharp-shooters. "By the all-powerful dispensations 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...

A NEW CHAPTER IN THE EARLY LIFE OF WASHINGTON, IN CONNECTION WITH THE ...

JOHN PICKELL - 1856
...he wrote to his brother a few days after the battle, dated Fort Cumberland (D), July 18th, he says: "By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence,...although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." The Reverend Samuel Daviess, subsequently President of the college at Princeton, on the 17th...

Tragic Scenes in the History of Maryland and the Old French War: With an ...

Joseph Banvard - 1856 - 239 sivua
...mark to the enemy, who did not fail to take advantage of it. In a letter to his brother he says : " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...through my coat, and two horses shot under me,- yet I escaped unhurt, although death was leveling my companions on every side of me." The work of Washington...

Tragic Scenes in the History of Maryland and the Old French War: With an ...

Joseph Banvard - 1856 - 239 sivua
...mark to the enemy, who did not fail to take advantage of it. In a letter to his brother he says : " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses Bhot under me,- yet I escaped unhurt, although death was leveling my companions on every side of me."...

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

Charles Wentworth Upham - 1856
...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 m the engagement, which rendered...

LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON IRVING - 1857
...opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you that I have not composed the latter. But, by the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...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...

The Boys' and girls' companion for leisure hours, ed. by J. and M ..., Nide 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...

A History of the United States: For Families and Libraries

Benson John Lossing - 1857 - 672 sivua
...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...

Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being a ..., Nide 2

John Fanning Watson - 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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