Gentlemen, you will permit me to put on my spectacles…




Gentlemen, you will permit me to put on my spectacles…

Gentlemen, you will permit me to put on my spectacles… --George Washington

Gentlemen, you will permit me to put on my spectacles, for, I have grown not only gray, but almost blind in the service of my country.

George Washington

Year: 1783
Context: The Newburgh Address
Tags: almost blind, gray, service to my country, spectacles

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Read more about the Newburgh Address at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

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