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" Gentlemen may cry peace! peace! but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that... "
An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors. To ... - Page 119
by John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 300 pages
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...weak: unable to cope It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, peace, peace—but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers - 1828 - 276 pages
...are invincible by any force, which our enemy can send against us. Besides, Sir, we shall not fiyht alone. There is a just God, who presides over the...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Heaven ! — I know not what...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone ; it is to the vigilant, the active, Ihe brave. Besides, sir, we have no election. If we were...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! — I know...
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The Mental Guide: Being a Compend of the First Principles of Metaphysics ...

Psychology - 1828 - 384 pages
...is not to the strong alone ; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, sir, we have now no election. If we were base enough to desire it,...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains, and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! — I know...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat, but in submission and slavery. Our chains we forged. Their clanking may be heard on the plains...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery?— Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! The war is inevitable — and let it come!! 1 repeat it, sir, let it come!!! It is in vain, sir,...What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God! — I know...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...sir, let it come ! It is vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, Peace, peace—but there is no peace. The war is actually begun ! The...what would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God.—I know not...
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The Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1828
...actually begun ! The next gale that sweeps from the north, will bring to our ears the clash of surrounding arms ! Our brethren are already in the field Why stand...What would they have'{ Is life so dear, or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of slavery and chains'? Forbid it, Almighty God! 1 know not what...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the fieJd! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! — I know not...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...no peace. The war is actually begun ! The next gale, that sweeps from the north, will bring to bur ears the clash of resounding arms ! Our brethren are...what would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Alibighty God. — I know...
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