Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Washington” in chapter 1 of George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8:
...with scribbling for my bread and my liberty, low in spirits and weak in health, must leave others to wear the laurels which I have sown; others to eat the bread which I have earned.
To his brother, Washington wrote confidingly: I bid adieu to every kind of domestic ease; and embark on a wide ocean, boundless in its prospect, and in which perhaps no safe harbor is to be found.
He went forth not to eat th...
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