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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 Delaware Register and Farmers' Magazine, Volume 2

William Huffington - Delaware - 1839
...must fight ! An appeal to arms and the God of Hosts is all that is left us! It is in vain, sir, 10 extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry peace, peace;...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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A Biography of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence: And ..., Volume 1

L. Carroll Judson - 1839 - 354 pages
...Gentlemen may cry peace, peace; but there is no peace. The war is actually begun. The nest gale that comes from the north, will bring to our ears the clash of...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 Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839
...there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale, that sweeps from the north, will bring 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 115 God. —...
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American Oratory, Or, Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1840 - 531 pages
...; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, sir, we have no election. If we were Aase enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire...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 Life of George Washington: First President of the United States

Samuel George Arnold - 1840 - 228 pages
...all that is left us ! Gentlemen may cry, Peace, peace ; but there is no peace. What is it that they wish ? What would they have ? Is life so dear, or...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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Biography of Eminent Men, Statesmen, Heroes, Authors, Artists, and ..., Part 2

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1840
...! Our brethren are already in the field ! why stand we here idle ? What is it that gentlemen wish t What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so...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 American Orator's Own Book: A Manual of Extemporaneous Eloquence ...

Oratory - 1840 - 279 pages
...will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arras ! Our brethren are already in the field '. VVhy stand we here idle ? What is it that gentlemen wish!...•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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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 300 pages
...our battles for us. The war is inevitable — and let it come ! I repeat it, Sir, let it come ! ! 10. It is in vain, Sir, to extenuate the matter. 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...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms ! OUT 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 the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it Almighty God ! I know not...
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The Library of American Biography, Volume 11

Jared Sparks - United States - 1844
...let it come ! I repeat it, Sir, let it come ! " It is vain, Sir, to extenuate the matter. Gen tiemen may cry, Peace, peace ; but there is no peace. 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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