were indicative of the strongest and most ungovernable passions. Had he been born in the forests, he would have been the fiercest man among the savages. 4aStuart was a portrait painter who, of course, paid careful attention to faces. He further described Washington:
There were features in his face totally different from what I had observed in any other human being. The sockets of the eyes, for instance, were larger than what I ever met with before, and the upper part of the nose broader. 3aStuart once remarked to General "Light Horse" Harry Lee that Washington had a terrible temper, but held it under wonderful control. Lee later asked Washington about this. "With something like a smile, Washington remarked, 'He's right'" 4b.
a p.8Comment: Distillation of Flexner's four-volume biography of Washington published from 1965 to 1972.
a Tobias Lear recorded these measurements in his journal. He does not say the corpse was frozen.
a p.22 b pp. 22-23