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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... "
THE REPUBLICAN COURT OF AMERICAN SOCIETY IN THE DAYS OF WASHINGTON. - Página 5
por RUFUS WILMOT GRISWOLD - 1856
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A Manual of Ancient and Modern History ...

William Cooke Taylor - 1845 - 797 páginas
...of them to his holy keeping. " Having now finished the work assigned to me, I retire from th» great theatre of action ; and, bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." Mr....
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The Constitution of the United States of America: The Proximate Causes of ...

William Hickey - 1846 - 225 páginas
...superintendence of them to his holy keeping. Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell...employments of public life. He then advanced and delivered to the President his commission, with a copy of his address, and having resumed his place, the President...
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The War for Independence: A Military History

Howard H. Peckham - 1958 - 226 páginas
...of the room. Then he concluded: "Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell...take my leave of all the employments of public life." Drawing his eight-year-old commission from his pocket, the only man who could have won the Revolution...
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Defense Organization: The Need for Change : Staff Report to the Committee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services - 1985 - 645 páginas
...his farewell remarks thus: Saving now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theater of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell to...take my leave of all the employments of public life. As Gary Wills has written: At that moment the ancient legend of Cincinnatus — the Roman called from...
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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 - 335 páginas
...which he has measured his actions: "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 order I have so long acted, I here offer my Commission, and take my leave of all the employments of...
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The Life of Washington: A New Edition with Primary Documents and ...

Mason Locke Weems - 1996
...superintendence of them, to his holy keeping. Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell...take my leave of all the employments of public life. [John C. Fitzpatrick, ed. The Writings of George Washington. 39 vols. Washington, DC, 1931-^4,27:284-85.]...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Revolution

Alan Axelrod - 1999 - 396 páginas
..."Having now finished the work assigned me," he tearfully declared, "I retire from the great theater of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to...take my leave of all the employments of public life." With this, Washington withdrew the documents of his commission from his pocket and handed them to the...
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George Washington: True Patriot

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge - 2001 - 224 páginas
...choked back tears as he continued. Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell...take my leave of all the employments of public life. Chapter 17 A Rising Sun George and Martha Washington sat side by side in their carriage on Christmas...
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George Washington: Foundation of Presidential Leadership and Character

Ethan M. Fishman, William D. Pederson, Mark J. Rozell - 2001 - 240 páginas
...to Congress, Washington wrote, "Having now finished the work assigned to me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell...so long acted, I here offer my Commission, and take leave of all the employments of public life." This letter can be found on p. 272 of the WB Allen edition...
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The World Turned Upside Down: The American Revolution

Center for Gifted Education - 2002 - 353 páginas
...review of the momentous contest. . . . Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell...take my leave of all the employments of public life. Source: Rhodehamel, The American Revolution. From Center for Gifted Education, The World Turned Upside...
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