Eulogies and Orations on the Life and Death of General George Washington, First President of the United States of America (Classic Reprint)
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Who is there that has forgotten the vales of Brandy wine, the fields of Germantown, or the plains of Mon mouth Every where prefent, wants of every kind ob ftruéling, numerous and valiant armies encountering, himfelf a hofl, he alfuaged our fufferings, limited our pri vations, and upheld our tottering republic. Shall I dif play to you the fpread of the fire of his foul, by rehearf ing the praifes of the hero of Saratoga, and his much loved compeer of the Carolinas NO our washing ton wears not borrowed glory. To Gates, to Greene, he gave without referve the applaufe due to their emi nent merit and long may the chiefs of Saratoga and of Eutaws, receive the grateful refpeé't of a grateful people.
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