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" I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound" This rodomontade, as Horace Walpole terms it reached the ears of George II. "
The American Review: A Whig Journal of Politics, Literature, Art, and Science - Page 511
edited by - 1847
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Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1859
...received, all tho enemy's fire; and it was the part where the man was killed and the rest wounded. I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound." This rodomontade, as Horace Walpole terms it, reached the ears of George II. " He would not say so,"...
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Guide to French translation

L. Contanseau - 1860
...and in which young Major Washington concluded a narrative of his first skirmish by these words : " I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the. sound." On hearing this, the King said, " He would not say so if he had been used to hear many." Washington...
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LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

GEO P.PUTNAM - 1860
...received, all the enemy's fire ; and it was the part where the man was killed and the rest wounded. / heard the 'bullets whistle, and, 'believe me, there is something charming in the sound." This rodomontade, as Horace Walpole terms it, reached the ears of George II. " He would not say so,"...
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ESSAY ON THE CHARACTER AND INFLUENCE OF WASHINGTON IN THE REVOLUTION ON THE ...

M. GUIZOT - 1863
...in which Washington, than a young major, ended the narrative of his first battle with the words, " I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound;" the King observed, " He would not say so, if he had been used to hear many." Washington was of the...
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The Farmer Boy, and how He Became Commander-in-chief

Morrison Heady - Children - 1864 - 321 pages
...this time to his brother Augustine, after touching upon the particulars of this skirmish, he says, "I heard the bullets whistle ; and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound." 7 xm. FORT NECESSITY. ABOUT this time, Col. Fry died at Wills's Creek, where he had lain ill of a fever...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1865
...received, all the enemy's fire; and it was the part where the man was killed and the rest wounded. / "heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound." This rodomontade, as Horace Walpole terms it, reached the ears of George II. " He would not say so,]'...
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A History of Nova-Scotia, Or Acadie, Volume 2

Beamish Murdoch - Acadia - 1866 - 637 pages
...all the enemy's fire, and " " it was the part where the man was killed and the rest " " wounded. / heard the bullets whistle, and believe me, there " " is something charming in the sound." [London Magazine for 1754, p. 370.] The French stated that Jumonville was shot while attempting to...
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A History of Nova-Scotia, Or Acadie, Volume 2

Beamish Murdoch - Acadia - 1866 - 637 pages
...the enemy's fire, and " " it was the part where the man was killed and the rest " " wounded. / lieard the bullets whistle, and believe me, there " " is something charming in the sound." [London Magazine /0r 1754, />. 370.] The French stated that Jumonville was shot while attempting to...
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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volume 8

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1870
...Washington despatched on his preceding little victory,' says Walpole, 'he concluded with these words : " I heard the bullets whistle, and believe me, there is something charming in the sound." On hearing of this, the king said sensibly : " He would not say so if he had been used to hear many."...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 7-8

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1870
...Washington despatched on his preceding little victory,' says Walpole, 'he concluded with these words : " I heard the bullets whistle, and believe me, there is something charming in the sound." On hearing of this, the king said sensibly : " He would not say so if he had been used to hear many."...
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