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" Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action; and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments... "
Washington's Political Legacies: To which is Annexed an Appendix, Containing ... - Página 53
por George Washington - 1800 - 208 páginas
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The Washington Guide: Containing Capt. John Smith's Account of the ...

William Elliot - 1837 - 350 páginas
...favourable notice and patronage of Congress. I consider it an indispensable duty to close this lest act of my official life, by commending the interests...great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission,...
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The Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States of America ..., Volumen1

United States. Department of State - 1837 - 1110 páginas
...favorable notice and patronage of Congress. I consider it an indispensable duty to close this last act of my official life by commending the interests...have the superintendence of them to his holy keeping. theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to this augi body, under whose orders I have...
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George Washington: A Biography

John Richard Alden - 1984 - 356 páginas
...due formality. He submitted his resignation in respectful language, ending solemnly, "I consider it an indispensable duty to close this last solemn act...the superintendence of them, to his holy keeping." Replying for Congress, its president, Thomas Mifflin, responded appropriately, expressing the gratitude...
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The Confederate Veteran Magazine, Volumen3

1895 - 582 páginas
...resigning his commission to the Congress : "I consider it an indispensable duty to close this last act of my official life by commending the interests...dearest country to the protection of Almighty God. Washington's career as President is not reviewed here. The writer will be pardoned for expressing much...
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Theater Enough: American Culture and the Metaphor of the World Stage, 1607-1789

Jeffrey H. Richards, Professor of Theatre Jeffrey H Richards - 1991 - 368 páginas
...Annapolis, December 23, 1783, he returns once more to the trope by which he has measured his actions: "Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire...great theatre of Action, and bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under whose order I have so long acted, I here offer my Commission, and...
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The Life of Washington: A New Edition with Primary Documents and ...

Mason Locke Weems - 1996 - 230 páginas
...Service to the present moment, as worthy of the favorable notice and patronage of Congress. I consider it an indispensable duty to close this last solemn act...great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my Commission, and...
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A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the ...

Matthew Spalding, Patrick J. Garrity - 1996 - 244 páginas
...becoming a respectable Nation, I resign with satisfaction the Appointment I accepted with diffidence." "Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action . . . and take my leave of all the employments of public life." So it was that Washington's modesty, self-control...
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George Washington: True Patriot

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge - 2001 - 228 páginas
...the indulgence of retiring from the service of my country. George choked back tears as he continued. Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire...great theatre of action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and...
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American History Told by Contemporaries: Building of the Republic ..., Volumen2

Albert Bushnell Hart - 2002 - 680 páginas
...favorable notice and patronage of Congress. " I consider it as an indispensable duty to close this last act of my official life by commending the interests...farewel to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life."...
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The World Turned Upside Down: The American Revolution

2002 - 366 páginas
...assistance I have received from my countrymen, increases with every review of the momentous contest. . . . Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire...great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission,...
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