Soldier and Patriot: The Story of George Washington (Classic Reprint) by Frances May OwenSoldier and Patriot: The Story of George Washington (Classic Reprint) by Frances May Owen

Soldier and Patriot: The Story of George Washington (Classic Reprint)

byFrances May Owen

Paperback | November 20, 2018

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Excerpt from Soldier and Patriot: The Story of George Washington

The fact of this evenness, and absence of special develop ment, makes the history of his life difficult to write. It is the irregularities, the eccentricities, the ruggedness of a character, which furnish anecdotes and incidents.

The circumstances of Washington's career were indeed varied enough, involved as they were with the principal events of the American assertion of independence, but through them all the man moves on with a calm and stately tread, exhibiting to us perhaps more than anything else the nobility of common sense.

In making the following brief sketch, I have been obliged to dwell upon the outward features of his career to exemplify his character. This must be my excuse if I have seemed to introduce too much of military detail; but at the same time I would have it remembered that it is Washington, and not the history of America, I have tried to sketch.

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Title:Soldier and Patriot: The Story of George Washington (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.56 inPublished:November 20, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1330917618

ISBN - 13:9781330917619

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