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" There was no way for getting over but on a raft, which we set about with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun-setting. This was a whole day's work; we next got it launched, then went on board of it... "
St. Nicholas - Page 370
1886
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The life of George Washington, Volume 2; Volume 272

John Marshall - 1804
...up above, for it was driving in vast quantities. There was no way for getting over but on a xraft, which we set about with but one poor hatchet, and...went on board of it and set off: but before we were half way over, we were jammed in the ice in such a manner that we expected every moment our raft to...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ...

John Marshall - Generals - 1804
...suppose had broken up above, for it was driving in vast quantities. There was no way for getting over but on a raft; which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting. This was a whole day's work : we next got it launched, then went on board of it, and set...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

John Marshall - Presidents - 1804
...above, for it was driving in vast quantities. • There was no way for getting over but on a raft l which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting. This was a whole day's work : we next got it launched, then went on board of it, and set...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

1805
...suppose had broken up above, for it was driving in vast quantities. There was no way for getting over but on a raft; which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting. This was a whole day's work : we next got it launched, then went on board of it, and set...
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Washington, Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books

Thomas Northmore - English poetry - 1809 - 253 pages
...raft, which we set about with one poor batchel, and finished just after sun-selting. This was awhole day's work; we next got it launched ; then went on board of it and set off; but before we were half way over, we were jammed in the ice in such a manner that we expected every moment our raft to...
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Washington, Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books

Thomas Northmore - English poetry - 1809 - 253 pages
...plunged Kim in t'ie deep ?—" There was no way for getting over but on a raft, which we set about with one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun-setting. This was a whole day's work ; we next got itlaunched ; then went on board of it and set off; but before we were half way over, we were jammed...
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A History of the United States Before the Revolution: With Some Account of ...

Ezekiel Sanford - Indians - 1819 - 341 pages
...driving in vast quantities. 'There was no way for getting over but on a raft; which we set about with one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun-setting....went on board of it, and set off: but before we were half way over, we were jammed in the ice, in such a manner, that we expected every moment our raft...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

Eulogies - 1826 - 426 pages
...suppose had broken up above, for it was driving in vast quantities. " There was no way forgetting over but on a raft ; which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting. This was a whole day's work: we next got it launched, then went on board of it, and set...
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The Life of George Washington

American Sunday-School Union - Presidents - 1829 - 268 pages
...suppose had been broken up, for it was driving in vast quantities. There was no way of getting over but on a raft; which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting: this was a whole day's work. We got it launched* then went on board of it, and set off;...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 1

Bookbinding - 1832
...suppose, had broken up above, for it was driving in vast quantities. There was no way for getting over but on a raft, which we set about, with but one poor hatchet, and finished just after sun setting. This was a whole day's work : we next got it launched, then went on board of it, and set...
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