Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 142 on We next got it launched, then went on board of it and set off; but, before we were....
" We next got it launched, then went on board of it and set off; but, before we were half way over, we were jammed in the ice in such a manner that we expected every moment our raft to sink, and ourselves to perish. "
Washington; Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books - Page 17
by Thomas Northmore - 1809 - 253 pages
Full view - About this book

The life of George Washington, Volume 2

John Marshall - 1804
...which we set about with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun-setting. This was a whole day's work : we next got it launched ; then went on...settingpole to try to stop the raft, that the ice might pas by ; when the rapidity of the •tream threwitwith so much violence against the pole, that it...
Full view - About this book

The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the American ..., Volume 2

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - Biography & Autobiography - 1804
...which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting. This was a whole day's work : we next got it launched, then went on...raft to sink, and ourselves to perish. I put out my setting pole to try to stop the raft, that the ice might pass by ; when the rapidity of the stream...
Full view - About this book

The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ...

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - 1804
...which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting. This was a whole day's work : we next got it launched, then went on...in such a manner, that we expected every moment our raf' to sink, and ourselves to perish. I put out my setting pole to try to stop the raft, that the...
Full view - About this book

The life of George Washington, Volume 2

John Marshall - 1805
...which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting. This was a whole day's work : we next got it launched, then went on...raft to sink, and ourselves to perish. I put out my setting pole to try to stop the raft, that the ice might pass by, when the rapidity of the stream threw...
Full view - About this book

A History of the United States Before the Revolution: With Some Account of ...

Ezekiel Sanford - Indians - 1819 - 341 pages
...raft; which we set about with one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun-setting. This was a whole day's work: we next got it launched, then went on...try to stop the raft, that the ice might pass by, when the rapidity of the stream throw it with such violence against the pole, that it jerked me out...
Full view - About this book

A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 pages
...which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting. This was a whole day's work: we next got it launched, then went on...manner, that we expected every moment our raft to sink, andourselves to perish. 1 put out my setting pole to try to stop the raft, that the ice might pass...
Full view - About this book

The Life of George Washington

Presidents - 1829 - 268 pages
...about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting: this was a whole day's work. We got it launched* then went on board of it, and set off; but before we were half-way over, we were jammed in the ice in such a manner, that we expected every moment our raft to...
Full view - About this book

The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 1

1832 - 480 pages
...which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting. This was a whole day's work : we next got it launched, then went on...raft to sink, and ourselves to perish. I put out my setting pole to try to stop the raft, that the ice might pass by, when the rapidity of the stream threw...
Full view - About this book

The Writings of George Washington: pt.1. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1834
...which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun-setting. This was a whole day's work ; we next got it launched, then went on...try to stop the raft, that the ice might pass by, when the rapidity of the stream threw it with so much violence against the pole, that it jerked me...
Full view - About this book

The Writings of George Washington: pt.I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington - United States - 1834
...which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun-setting. This was a whole day's work ; we next got it launched, then went on...raft to sink, and ourselves to perish. I put out my wtting-pole to try to stop the raft, that the ice might pass by, when the rapidity of the stream threw...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF