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" Would to God we may have wisdom enough to improve them. I shall not rest contented, till I have explored the western country, and traversed those lines, or great part of them, which have given bounds to a new empire. "
Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York: Embracing Some ... - Page 620
by Orsamus Turner - 1849 - 666 pages
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall - 1807
...diffusion and importance of it ; and with the goodness of that Providence which has dealt his favours to us with so profuse a hand. Would to God we may...the western country, and traversed those lines (or great part of them) which haVe given bounds to a new empire." Scarcely had he answered those spontaneous...
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History of the Rise, Progress, and Existing Condition of the Western Canals ...

Elkanah Watson - Agriculture - 1820 - 210 pages
...diffusion and importance of- it, and with the goodness of that Providence which has dealt his favours to us with so profuse a hand. Would to God we may have wisdom enough to improve them." He pressed me hard to settle on the borders of the Potowmac ; and at his instance I proceeded to examine...
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Memoir of De Witt Clinton: With an Appendix, Containing Numerous Documents ...

David Hosack - Governors - 1829 - 530 pages
...diffusion and importance of it ; and with the goodness of that Providence which has dealt his favours to us with so profuse a hand. Would to God we may...the western country, and traversed those lines (or great part of them) which have given bounds to a new empire.' "Scarcely had he answered those spontaneous...
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Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 1

Railroad engineering - 1832
...diffusion and importance of it, and with the goodness of that Providence who has dealt Ыз favursto us with so profuse a hand. Would to God we may have wie dom enough to improve them !" Again — "1 am not for discouraging the exertions of any State to...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1835
...immense extent and importance of it, and with the goodness of that Providence, which has dealt its favors to us with so profuse a hand. Would to God...enough to improve them. I shall not rest contented, till I have explored the western country, and traversed those lines, or great part of them, which have...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 637 pages
...traversed the country to the head of the eastern branch of the Susquehannah, and viewed the lake of Otsego, and the portage between that lake and the...to God, we may have wisdom enough to improve them ! ' Such, sir, is the voice of him, whose sagacity in all the civil concerns of life, was equal to...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

John Marshall - Presidents - 1836
...diffusion and importance of it ; and with the goodness of that Providence which has dealt his favours to us with so profuse a hand. Would to God we may...explored the western country, and traversed those lines j[or great part of them) which have given bounds to a new empire." Scarcely had he answered those spontaneous...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt.II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - United States - 1838
...immense extent and importance of it, and with the goodness of that Providence, which has dealt its favors to us with so profuse a hand. Would to God...enough to improve them. I shall not rest contented, till I have explored the western country, and traversed those lines, or great part of them, which have...
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Settlement in the West: Sketches of Rochester

Henry O'Reilly - New York (State) - 1838 - 468 pages
...diffusion and importance of it, and with the goodness of that Providence who has dealt his favours with so profuse a hand. Would to God we may have wisdom to improve them ! I shall not rest contented until I have explored the western country, and traversed...
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The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence ..., Volume 8

George Washington, Jared Sparks - United States - 1839
...immense extent and importance of it, and with the goodness of that Providence, which has dealt its favors to us with so profuse a hand. Would to God...enough to improve them. I shall not rest contented, till I have explored the western country, and traversed those lines, or great part of them, which have...
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