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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 Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1857 - 478 pages
...— Patrick Henry. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone ; it is to the active, the vigilant, the brave. Besides, sir, we have no election ! If...What is it that gentlemen wish ? What would they have ? la life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid...
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The Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1857 - 478 pages
...submission and slavery ! Our chains are forged. Their clanking may be heard on the plains of JJo.ston. The war is inevitable, and let it come! I repeat it,...What is it that gentlemen wish ? What would they have ? la life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid...
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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred Exercises ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Elocution - 1858 - 504 pages
...when one shouts "a — ye," or "ship a— hoy," or "f— i— re." EXERCISE ON THE OROTUND. It is vain to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry 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 A1-. mighty God. I know not...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Elocution - 1858 - 480 pages
...peace. The war is actually begun ! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our cars the clash of resounding arms ! Our brethren are already...? What is it that gentlemen wish*? What would they hve*? Is life so dear', or peace so sweet', as to be purchased at the price of chains' and slavery'?...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - History - 1999 - 440 pages
...war is inevitable - and let it come! I repeat it, sir, let it come. It is in vain, sir, to extentuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace - but...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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Abraham Lincoln: A Constitutional Biography

George Anastaplo - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 373 pages
...submission and slavery! Our chains are forged. Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! . . . The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps...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 World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 920 pages
...extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry peace, peace — but there is no peace. The war is actually hegun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring...What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to he purehased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Revolution

Alan Axelrod - History - 1999 - 396 pages
..."Peace! Peace!" — but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps down from the north will bring to our ears the clash of...What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? s life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid...
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Ancient, Curious, and Famous Wills

Virgil McClure Harris - Law - 1911 - 472 pages
...gale that sweeps from the north will bring the clash of resounding arms. Our brethren are already hi the field. Why stand we here idle ? What is it that...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: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...our battles alone. There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations; and who will raise friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, 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 not what...
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