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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 Practical Elocutionist: An Extensive Collection of Recitations, Selected ...

Conrad Hume Pinches - Elocution - 1854 - 444 pages
...There is no retreat, but in submission and slavery. Our chains are forged, their clanking may be heaid on the plains of Boston. The war is inevitable; and...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 Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry: Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1854 - 324 pages
...matter. Gentlemen may cry, peace, peace—but there is no peace. The war has actually begun! The nekt gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our...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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Orthophony, Or the Cultivation of the Voice in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - 1855
...battles alone. There is a just God, who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise np friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir,...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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Elocution Made Easy, Containing Rules and Selections for Declamation and Reading

Rufus Claggett - 1855
...may be heard | on the plains of Boston. The war is inevitable,* and let it come ! } repeat it, sn-, LET IT COME ! It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery. * * * * I know not what course others...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1855 - 444 pages
...the plains of Boston ! The war is inevitable — and let it come ! I repeat it, sir, let it some ! 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, Heaven ! — I know not what...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Readers - 1855 - 426 pages
...plains of Boston. The war is inevitable — and let it come. I repeat it, sir, — let it come. Jt is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen...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 1 Forbid...
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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania: Being a Collection of Memoirs ...

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1855
...gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms. Our brethren ore already in the field. Why stand we here idle? What...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 modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...can send against us. Besides, sir, we shall not fight our battles alone. There is a just Power ivho presides over the destinies of nations, and who will...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 Powers ! I know...
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The Fourth Reader; Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1856 - 408 pages
...war has 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...What is it that gentlemen wish ? What would they have l 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 PRIMARY STANDARD SPEAKER.

EPES SARGENT - 1857
...make a merry ring, Talk, and laugh, and skip, and sing ! Quickly, quickly come away, WAR INEVITABLE. SIR, we shall not fight our battles alone. There is...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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