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" For the result, as it respects myself I care not ; for I have a consolation within, that no earthly efforts can deprive me of, and that is, that neither ambitious nor interested motives have influenced my conduct. The arrows of malevolence, therefore,... "
Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989 - Page 31
by Michael R. Beschloss - 2007 - 400 pages
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The Men who Made the Nation: An Outline of United States History from 1760 ...

Edwin Erle Sparks - 1901 - 415 pages
...Lee he wrote : " For the result, as it respects myself, I care not; for I have a consolation within no earthly efforts can deprive me of, and that is...arrows of malevolence, therefore, however barbed and well-pointed, can never reach the most vulnerable part of me ; though, whilst I am up as a mark, they...
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George Washington, Volume 2

Worthington Chauncey Ford - 1900
...point. " But in what will this abuse terminate ? The result, as it respects myself, I care not ; for I have a consolation within, that no earthly efforts can deprive me of, and that is, that neither ambitions nor interested motives have influenced my conduct. The arrows of malevolence, therefore,...
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Facts and Fancies for the Curious from the Harvest-fields of Literature: A ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1905 - 647 pages
...have a consolation within that no earthly effort can deprive me of, and that is, that neither ambition nor interested motives have influenced my conduct....pointed, never can reach the most vulnerable part of me, though, while I am up as a mark, they will be continually aimed.' But as time went on, the slanders...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 1

1905
...have a consolation within that no earthly effort can deprive me of, and that is, that neither ambition nor interested motives have influenced my conduct....malevolence, therefore, however barbed and well pointed, can never reach the most vulnerable part of me, though while I am up as a mark they will be continually...
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Letters and Addresses,

George Washington - 1908 - 489 pages
...the point. But in what will this abuse terminate? The result, as it respects myself, I care not; for I have a consolation within, that no earthly efforts...pointed, never can reach the most vulnerable part of me; though, whilst I am up as a mark, they will be continually aimed. The publications in Freneau's and...
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Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States, Volume 4

Edwin Wiley - 1915
...have consolation within that no earthly effort can deprive me of, and that is, that neither ambitions nor interested motives have influenced my conduct....arrows of malevolence, therefore, however barbed and well-pointed, never can reach the most vulnerable part of me ; though, whilst I am up as a mark, they...
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George Washington

William Roscoe Thayer - 1922 - 274 pages
...ambition nor interested motives have influenced my conduct. The arrows of malevo1 Ford, XH1, 229. lence, therefore, however barbed and well pointed, never can reach the most vulnerable part of me; though, whilst I am up as a mark, they will be continually aimed. The publications in Freneau's and...
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War and Press Freedom: The Problem of Prerogative Power

Jeffery A. Smith - 1999 - 336 pages
...to the cause of the combined despots," Washington believed his motives were irreproachable and that the "arrows of malevolence, therefore, however barbed...pointed, never can reach the most vulnerable part of me."45 With such peace of mind, the first president was able to leave office with dignity and a public...
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George Washington and the Origins of the American Presidency

Mark J. Rozell, William D. Pederson, Frank J. Williams - 2000 - 210 pages
...point. — But in what will this abuse terminate? The result, as it respects myself, I care not, for I have a consolation within, that no earthly efforts...pointed, never can reach the most vulnerable part of me; though, whilst I am up as a mark, they will be continually aimed. The publications in Freneau's and...
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Washington on Washington

Paul M. Zall
...point. But in what will all this abuse terminate? The result, as it respects myself, I care not; for I have a consolation within, that no earthly efforts can deprive me of, and that is, that neither ambition nor interested motives have influenced my conduct. The arrows of malevolence, therefore, however...
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