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" 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 it with so much violence against the pole, that it jerked me out into ten feet water: but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of... "
Washington; Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books - Page 18
by Thomas Northmore - 1809 - 253 pages
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the American ..., Volume 2

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - Biography & Autobiography - 1804
...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 out into...: but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get to either shore, but were...
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ...

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - 1804
...stop the raft, that the ice might 4iass by ; when the rapidity of the stream threw it with so much violence 'against the pole, that it jerked me out...water: but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get to either shore, but were...
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The life of George Washington, Volume 2

John Marshall - 1805
...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 out into...: but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get to either shore, but were...
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A History of the United States Before the Revolution: With Some Account of ...

Ezekiel Sanford - Indians - 1819 - 341 pages
...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 into...water: but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get to either shore, but were...
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A history of the United States before the Revolution: with some account of ...

Ezekiel Sanford - Indians of North America - 1819 - 341 pages
...try to stop the raft, that the ice might pass by, when the rapidity of the stream threw it with such violence against the pole, that it jerked me out into...water: but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get to either shore, but were...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 pages
...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 out into...: but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get to either shore, but were...
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The Life of George Washington

Presidents - 1829 - 268 pages
...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 out into ten feet water." In this dangerous situation he was saved by the protecting hand of God, and enabled to get on to the...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 1

1832 - 480 pages
...to stop the raft, that the ice might pass by, when the rapidity of the stream threw if with so much violence against the pole, that it jerked me out into...; but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get to either shore, but were...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt.1. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1834
...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 out into...; but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft-logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get to either shore, but were...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt.I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington - United States - 1834
...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 out into...; but I fortunately saved myself by catching hold of one of the raft-logs. Notwithstanding all our efforts, we could not get to either shore, but were...
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