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" We may not live to the time when this declaration shall be made good. We may die; die colonists; die slaves; die, it may be, ignominiously, and on the scaffold. Be it so. Be it so. If it be the pleasure of Heaven that my country shall require the poor... "
Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 47
by Daniel Webster - 1835
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 pages
...so. Be it so. If it be the pleasure of Heaven that my country shall require the poor offering of my life, the victim shall be ready, at the appointed...stand. It may cost treasure, and it may cost blood ; but it will stand, and it will richly compensate for both. Through the thick gloom of the present,...
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A Discourse in Commemoration of the Lives and Services ..., Volume 45, Issue 5

Daniel Webster - 1826 - 62 pages
...so. Be it so. If it be the pleasure of Heaven that my country shall require the poor offering of my life, the victim shall be ready, at the appointed...stand. It may cost treasure, and it may cost blood ; but it will stand, and it will richly compensate for both. Through the thick gloom of the present,...
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The Boston News-letter: And City Record, Volume 2

1826
...sacrifice, come when tha lourmay. But, while I do We, let me have a country, or, at least, the lope of a country, and that a free country. ' But, whatever...assured, that this declaration will stand. It may coat treasure, and it may cost blood — • but it will stand, and it will richly compensate for both....
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

1827
...so. Be it so. If it be the pleasure of Heaven that my country shall require the poor offering of my life, the victim shall be ready, at the appointed...stand. It may cost treasure. and it may cost blood ; but it will stand, and it will richly compensate for both. Through the thick gloom of the present,...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

1827
...so. Be it so. If it be the pleasure of Heaven that my country shall require the poor offering of my life, the victim shall be ready, at the appointed...least the hope of a country, and that a free country. will create navies. The people, the people, if we are true to them, will carry us, and will carry themselves,...
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The Mental Guide: Being a Compend of the First Principles of Metaphysics ...

1828 - 384 pages
...so. Be it so. If it be the pleasure of Heaven that my country shall require the poor offering of my life, the victim shall be ready, at the appointed...stand. It may cost treasure, and it may cost blood ; but it will stand, and it will richly compensate for both. Through the thick gloom of the present,...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 276 pages
...so. Be it so. If it be the pleasure of Heaven that my country shall require the poor offering of my life, the victim shall be ready at the appointed hour...stand. It may cost treasure, and it may cost blood ; but it will stand, and it will richly compensate for both. Through the thick gloom of the present,...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 276 pages
...so. Be it so. If it be the pleasure of Heaven that my country shall require the poor offering of my life, the victim shall be ready at the appointed hour...least the hope of a country, and that a free country. their sons fall on the field of Bunker Hill, and in the streets of Lexington and Concord,—and the...
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The Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - 1828
...it so. Be it so. If it be the will of heaven that my country shall require the poor offering of my life, the victim shall be ready at the appointed hour...hour may. But while I do live, let me have a country, and that afree country. 10. But, what ever may be our fate, be assured, this de' claration will stand....
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1829 - 276 pages
...so. Be it so. If it be the pleasure of Heaven that my country shall require the poor offering of my life, the victim shall be ready at the appointed hour...stand. It may cost treasure, and it may cost blood ; but it will stand, and it will richly compen'sate for both. Through the thick gloom of the present,...
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