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" Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the government; I wish them carried out; I ask nothing more... "
The Overland Monthly - Page 340
1898
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The New monthly belle assemblée, Volume 35

...well."— Washington. " Independence for ever." — Adams. " It is the last of earth."- JQ Adams. " I wish you to understand the true principles of the...government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." — Harrison. " I have endeavoured to do my duty."— Taylor. " There is not a drop of blood on my...
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Medical and Physiological Commentaries, Volume 2

Martyn Paine - Medicine - 1840 - 815 pages
...the 4th. The last words uttered by the President, as heard by Dr. Worthington, where these : " Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." THO. MILLER, II. D. A iteming I'hy-ic uu ROBERT TROUP PAINE TO HARVA Kl> COtl^EGK A LEGACY IN HIS SAME...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 2

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1842
...on the present occasion: "Sir," said ho, as if addressing himself to his constitutional successor, " I wish you to understand the true principles of the government; I wish them carried out; Г ask nothing more." The patriotic, the brave, the venerated HARRISON spake these words and expired....
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The Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States ..., Volume 2

Edwin Williams - Presidents - 1846
...successor, or some official associate in the government, said: " SlR, I WISH YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE PRINCIPLES OF THE GOVERNMENT. I WISH THEM CARRIED OUT. I ASK NOTHING MORE." He expired a little after midnight, surrounded by those members of his family who were in the city,...
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Sketches of the Civil and Military Services of William Henry Harrison

Charles Stewart Todd, Benjamin Drake - 1847 - 214 pages
...of the 4th. The last words uttered by the President, as heard by Dr. Worthington, were these: "Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." THOMAS MILLER, MD Attending Physician. FRED. MAY, MD NW WORTHINGTON, MD JC HALL, MD ASHTON ALEXANDER,...
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The Lives of the Presidents of the United States: Embracing a Brief History ...

Benson John Lossing - Presidents - 1848 - 128 pages
...increased » slight disease caused by a cold. His last words were, " Sir, I wish you to understand the principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." JOHN TYLER, THE TENTH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. GAIN, for the sixth time, we record the birthplace...
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The Ladies' companion at home and abroad [afterw.] The Ladies' companion and ...

Jane Loudon
...well."— Washington. " Independence for ever." — Adana. " It is the last of earth."— JQ Adams. " I wish you to understand the true principles of the government. I wish them carried out. 1 ask nothing more."— Harrison. " I have endeavoured to do my duty."— Taylor. " There is not a...
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The Life of Major-General William H. Harrison, Ninth President of the United ...

Henry Montgomery - 1852 - 465 pages
...Worthington at his bedside, he said (and it is presumed he was addressing Governor Tyler),SlR, — I WISH YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE TRUE PRINCIPLES OF THE...GOVERNMENT. I WISH THEM CARRIED OUT. I ASK NOTHING MORE. This is the dying injunction of the good old man, made, Dr. Worthington says, in a strong tone of voice....
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 2

1852
...ceased to breathe. Nearly five years after this, at sixty-eight years of age, Harrison remarked: " Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...Government; I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more," and he ceased to breathe. Five years after this, at eighty-five years of age, Madison ceased to breathe....
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 2

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer - Presbyterian Church - 1852
...ceased to breathe. Nearly five years after this, at sixty-eight years of age, Harrison remarked : " Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...Government ; I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more," and he ceased to breathe. Four years after this, at seventy-eight years of age, Jackson observed in...
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