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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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tekijä(t) François Guizot - 1840 - 230 sivua
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Osceola County

1884 - 422 sivua
...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...

PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL

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...

PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM OF Sanilac County

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...

PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM

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...

American Patriotic Prose, with Notes and Biographies

Augustus White Long - 1917 - 389 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...

The Story of Young George Washington

Wayne Whipple - 1918 - 256 sivua
...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...

School History of the United States

Albert Bushnell Hart - 1918 - 505 sivua
...allies, and totally defeated. Washington wrote to his mother, " I luckily escaped without a wound though I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me." It was three years before the English were able to return and take the fort. FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR...

George Washington, the Christian

William Jackson Johnstone - 1919 - 299 sivua
...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...shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, although death was leveling my companions on every side of me!"2' THE GREAT SPIRIT PROTECTS HIM — TESTIMONY OF INDIAN...

Men of Might: Studies of Great Characters

1921 - 295 sivua
...great deal of bravery, and were nearly all killed ; for I believe out of three companies that were scarcely thirty men are left alive. By the all-powerful...death was levelling my companions on every side.' There is a tradition connected with this battle which records the wonder of his escape. Years afterwards...

George Washington at Mount Vernon on the Potomac: To Give a Clearer Idea of ...

James Hosmer Penniman - 1921 - 72 sivua
...for His mercies. In 1755, after his campaign with Braddock, Washington writes: "By all the powerful dispensations of Providence, I have been protected...although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." In 1789 he wrote: "When I contemplate the interposition of Providence, as it was manifested...




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