Read the excerpt from George Washington's letter, and then answer the question.
…I would have published the Poem, had I not been apprehensive, that, while I only meant to give the World this new instance of your genius, I might have incurred the imputation of Vanity. This and nothing else, determined me not to give it place in the public Prints."
George Washington's reply to Phillis Wheatley, 1776.
Which characteristic of George Washington is MOST evident in the excerpt?
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