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" Washington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of the Potomac, beneath the roof of a Westmoreland farmer, almost from infancy his lot had been the lot of an orphan. No academy had welcomed him to its shades, no college crowned him with its honors; to... "
Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York: Embracing Some ... - Page 200
by Orsamus Turner - 1849 - 666 pages
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History of the United States from the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - 1844
...the very time of the congress of Aix la Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful George Washington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of...crowned him with its honors : to read, to write, to cipher — these had been his degrees in knowledge. And now, at sixteen years of age, in quest of an...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...the very time of the Congress of Aix-la-Chapelle, the wood* of Virginia sheltered the youthful George Washington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of...crowned him with its honors: to read, to write, to cipher — these had been his degrees in knowledge. And now at sixteen years of age, in quest of an...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...of the Congress of Aix-la-Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful George Wtuhington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of the Potomac,...his lot had been the lot of an orphan. No academy hml welcomed him to its shades, no college crownea him with Its honors : to read, to write, to cipher...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...the very time of the Congress of Ati-la-Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful George Washington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of...Potomac, beneath the roof of a Westmoreland farmer, utmost from infancy his Lot had been the lot of an orphan. No academy had welcomed him to its shades,...
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History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - United States - 1846
...the very time of the congress of Aix la Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful George Washington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of...crowned him with its honors : to read, to write, to cipher — these had been his degrees in knowledge. And now, at sixteen years of age, in quest of an...
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To George Bancroft, Secretary of the Navy, the Traducer and Eulogist of ...

Northampton (pseud.) - United States - 1846 - 15 pages
...very time of the Congress of Aix la £happelle, the woods «f Virginia sheltered the youthful George Washington, the son of a widow, born by the side of...crowned him with its honors ; to read, to write, to cipher — these had been his degrees in knowledge. And now, at sixteen years of age, i^qqest 'of an...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...the very Time of the congress of Aix la Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful George Washington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of...crowned him with its honors : to read, to write, to cipher — these had been his degrees in knowledge. And, now at sixteen years of age, in quest of an...
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PIONEER HISTORY OF THE HOLLAND PURCHASE OF WESTREN NEW YORK: EMBRACING SOME ...

O. TURNER - 1850
...the very time of the congress of Aix la Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful GEORGE WASHINGTON, the son of a widow. Born by the side of...to read, to write, to cypher — these had been his degrees in knowledge. And now at sixteen years of age, in quest of an honest maintenance, encountering...
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History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - United States - 1850
...the very time of the congress of Aix la Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful George Washington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of...crowned him with its honors : to read, to write, to cipher — these had been his degrees in knowledge. And now, at sixteen years of age, in quest of an...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 6

Robert Aspland - 1850
...the very time of the Congress of Aix-la-Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful George Washington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of...him to its shades, no college crowned him with its honours ; to read, to write, to cipher — these had been his degrees in knowledge. And now, at sixteen...
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