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" ... or interested suggestions of people, who cannot be competent judges of the subject, and puzzle me by hinting wishes, with which I cannot agree, and yet am loath to disregard? For God's sake, my Lord, if you wish that I should do any thing, leave me... "
A History of the British Army - Page 278
by Sir John William Fortescue - 1902
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1834
...agree, and yet am loath to disregard ? For God's sake, my Lord, if you wish that I should do any tiling, leave me to myself, and let me adapt my efforts to the hourly change of circumstances, and take the risk of my want of success. I do not wish to be captious, but I certainly...
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THE AMERICAN QUARTERLY REVIEW

The American Quarterly Review March& June,1835 VOL.XVII - 1835
...agree, and yet am loath to disregard? For God's sake, my Lord, if you wish that I should do any thing, leave me to myself, and let me adapt my efforts to the hourly change of circumstances, and take the risk of my want of success. I do not wish to be captious, but I certainly...
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The American Quarterly Review, Volume 17

1835
...agiee, and yet am loath to disregard? For God's sake, my Lord, if you wish that I should do any thing, leave me to myself, and let me adapt my efforts to the hourly change of circumstances, and take the risk of my want of success. I do not wish to be captious, but I certainly...
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1903
...it ; and in the following year he writes to this incorrigible meddler : 1 For God's sake, my lord, if you wish me to do anything, leave me to myself,...and let me adapt my efforts to the hourly change of circumstance.' Preposterous and pernicious as the attempt might appear, in the present day of instantaneous...
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1908
...and in the following year he writes to this incorrigible meddler : ' For God's sake, my lord, if yon wish me to do anything, leave me to myself, and let me adapt my efforts to the hourly change of circumstance." Preposterous and pernicious as the attempt might appear, in the present day of instantaneous...
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A History of the 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridge's Own)

Sir John William Fortescue - Great Britain - 1895 - 245 pages
...who was far the better man, with every kind of order. " For God's sake, my Lord," the General wrote at last, " if you wish me to do anything leave me to myself." Such was the state of things when the Seventeenth went into their winter quarters at Hampstead, Long...
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Public Papers of George Clinton: First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 ...

New York (State). Governor (1777-1795 : Clinton), George Clinton, Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden - New York (State) - 1901
...agree, and yet am loath to disregard? For God's sake, my Lord, if you wish that I should do any thing, leave me to myself, and let me adapt my efforts to the hourly change of circumstances, and take the risk of my want of success. I do not wish to be captious, but I certainly...
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Public Papers of Governor, Volume 5

New York (State). Governor - 1901
...agree, and yet am loath to disregard? For God's sake, my Lord, if you wish that I should do any thing, leave me to myself, and let me adapt my efforts to the hourly change of circumstances, and take the risk of my want of success. I do not wish to be captious, but I certainly...
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The Long Fuse: How England Lost the American Colonies, 1760-1785

Don Cook - History - 1996 - 416 pages
...me by hinting wishes with which I cannot agree yet am loath to disregard? For God's sake, my Lord, if you wish me to do anything, leave me to myself...and let me adapt my efforts to the hourly change of circumstances! After the action at Stony Point, Clinton became even more profoundly depressed and wrote...
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Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes

Christopher Hibbert - History - 2002 - 375 pages
...after the receipt of yet another letter containing advice which he considered impossible to follow, if you wish me to do anything, leave me to myself,...and let me adapt my efforts to the hourly change of circumstances. If not, tie me down to a certain point and take the risk of my want of success . . ....
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