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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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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - American literature - 1830 - 321 pages
...British guard shall be stationed in every house 1 Shall we gather strength by irresolution and inaction 1 Shall we acquire the means of effectual resistance...What is it that gentlemen wish? what would they have 1 Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid...
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The Unique: Or Biography of Many Distinguished Characters: with Fine Portraits

George Smeeton - Biography - 1830 - 254 pages
...actually begun ! the next gale that sweeps from the north will 1 our ears the clash of surrounding armsf" brethren are already in the field ! Why stand we here...others may take ; but as for me,' cried he, with both arms extended aloft, his brows knit, every feature marked with the resolute purpose of his soul, and...
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The Unique: Or Biography of Many Distinguished Characters: with Fine Portraits

George Smeeton - Biography - 1830 - 254 pages
...that sweeps from the north r our ears the clash of surroumlin brethren are already in (lie field ! we here idle ? — What is it that gentlemen wish...others may take ; but as for me,' cried he, with both arms extended aloft, his brows knit, every feature marked with the resolute purpose of his soul, and...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Electronic book - 1831 - 276 pages
...plains of Boston ! The war is inevitable — and let it come ! — I repeat it, sir, let it come ! It is vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may...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, Ahuighty God. — I know...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 338 pages
...let it come! ! 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...gentlemen wish ? what would they have ? Is life so clear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 344 pages
...begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Onr brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here...what would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at thr price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God. I know not what...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 284 pages
...is all that is left us ! VI. TUE RESISTANCE OF THB COLOMKB ADVOCATED. Extract from the same Speech. effectual resistance by lying supinely on our backs,...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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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...the matter. Gentlemen may cry, peace, peace—but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! 110 to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren...what would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? ( 0 ) Forbid it, Almighty The next gale,...
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Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry

William Wirt - Statesmen - 1834 - 462 pages
...Boston ! The war is inevitable — and let it come ! ! I repeat it, sir, let it come ! ! ! " It is vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may...wish ? What would they have ? Is life so dear, or lwace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God 1 —...
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The Unique, Or, Biography of Many Distinguished Characters: With Fine ...

George Smeeton - Biography - 1834 - 246 pages
...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...others may take ; but as for me,' cried he, with both arms extended aloft, his brows knit, every feature marked with the resolute purpose of his soul, and...
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