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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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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...Westmoreland planter, and whose lot almost from infaney had been that of an orphan. No academy had weleomed him to its shades, no college 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 honest...
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Hazen's Primer and First-[fifth] Reader, Book 5

Marshman William Hazen - Readers - 1896
...congress of Aix-la-Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful George Washington, who had been born by the side of the Potomac, beneath the roof of a Westmoreland planter, and whose lot almost from infancy had been that of an orphan. No academy had welcomed him...
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History of Hampshire County, West Virginia: From Its Earliest Settlement to ...

Hu Maxwell, Howard Llewellyn Swisher - Hampshire County (W. Va.) - 1897 - 744 pages
...widow. Born by the side of the Potomac, beneath the roof of a Westmoreland farm, almost from infancy Ms lot had been the lot of an orphan. No academy had...crowned him with its honors; to read, to write, to cipher — these had been his degrees of knowledge. And now, at sixteen years of age, in quest of an...
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Rising in the World: Or, Architects of Fate; a Book Designed to Inspire ...

Orison Swett Marden - Success - 1897 - 478 pages
...rank with the greatest astronomers of all time. George Washington was the son of a widow, born under the roof of a Westmoreland farmer ; almost from infancy...lot of an orphan. No academy had welcomed him to its shade, no college crowned him with its honors; to read, to write, to cipher, these had been his degrees...
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History of Hampshire County, West Virginia: From Its Earliest Settlement to ...

Hu Maxwell, Howard Llewellyn Swisher - Hampshire County (W. Va.) - 1897 - 744 pages
..."At the very time of the congress of Aix-la-Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful Washington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of the Potomac, beneath the roof of a Westmoreland farm, almost from infancy his lot had been the lot of an orphan. No academy had welcomed him to its...
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History of Hampshire County, West Virginia: From Its Earliest Settlement to ...

Hu Maxwell, Howard Llewellyn Swisher - Hampshire County (W. Va.) - 1897 - 744 pages
..."At the very time of the congress of Aix-la-Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful Washington, the son of a widow. Born by the side of the Potomac, beneath the coof of a Westmoreland farm, almost from infancy his lot had been the lot of an orphan. No academy...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - United States - 1898
...congress of Aix-la-Chapelle, the woods of Virginia sheltered the youthful George Washington, who had been born by the side of the Potomac, beneath the roof of a Westmoreland planter, and whose lot almost from infancy had been that of an orphan. No academy had welcomed him...
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Pushing to the Front, Volume 1

Orison Swett Marden - Success - 1911 - 824 pages
...rank with the greatest astronomers of all time. George Washington was the son of a widow, born under the roof of a Westmoreland farmer; almost from infancy his lot had been that of an orphan. No academy had welcomed him to its shade, no college crowned him with its honors;...
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Pushing to the Front, Volume 1

Orison Swett Marden - Self-Help - 2005 - 460 pages
...rank with the greatest astronomers of all time. George Washington was the son of a widow, born under the roof of a Westmoreland farmer; almost from infancy his lot had been that of an orphan. No academy had welcomed him to its shade, no college crowned him with its honors;...
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Rising in the World, Or Architects of Fate

Orison Swett Marden - Self-Help - 2006 - 552 pages
...rank with the greatest astronomers of all time. George Washington was the son of a widow, born under the roof of a Westmoreland farmer ; almost from infancy his lot had been the lot of an orphan. "So academy had welcomed him to its shade, no college crowned him with its honors ; to read, to write,...
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