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George Washington

February 22, 1734 - December 14, 1799
"We should never despair; our situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth new exertions and proportion our efforts to the exigency of the times."source: Letter to Major General Philip Schuyler on the fall of Fort Ticonderoga, July 15, 1777.despair, difficulties, adversity, perserverance, determination, hope

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