Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action…




Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action…

Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action… --George Washington

Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life.

George Washington

Year: 1783
Context: Address to Congress on Resigning his Commission
Tags: Affectionate farewell, employments of public life, offer my commission, retire, theatre of Action



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