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" But, if a man were present now at a field of slaughter, and were to inquire for what they were fighting — ' Fighting ! ' would be the answer ; ' they are not fighting, they are pausing.' ' Why is that man expiring ? Why is that other writhing with agony... "
The Edinburgh annual register - Page xxvi
1813
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History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons

1800
...were fighting — "Fighting!" would be the anfwcr ; " they are not fighting, they arc paii▀ng." " Why is that man expiring? Why is that other writhing with agony ! .What means this implacable fury r " The anfwer mud be, " You are quite wrong — Sir, you deceive yourfelf — They are not fighting...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 4

Nathaniel Chapman - 1807
...the Grand Monarque. — But if a man Avere present now at a field of slaughter, and were to inquire for what they were fighting — "Fighting!" would...sir, you deceive yourself — they are not fighting — donotdisturbthem — they are merely pausing ! — This man is not expiring with agony — that...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 4, Part 2

Walter Scott - 1813
...enquire for what they were fighting — " Fighting !" would be the answer ; " they are not fight* ing, they are pausing." Why is that man expiring ? Why...quite wrong, sir— *• You deceive yourself — They are-iHii fighting — Do not disturb them— they are merely pausing— this man is not expiring with...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Charles James Fox, in the House of ...

Charles James Fox - 1815
...of the grand monarque. But, if a man were present now at a field of slaughter, and were to inquire for what they were fighting — *' Fighting!" would...— Do not disturb them — they are merely pausing! T— this man is not expiring with agony — that man is not dead — he is only pausing ! Lord nelp...
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The Augustan review, Volume 1

1815
...soldier engaged who could not have satisfied his curiosity, and even, perhaps, allayed his feelings. But if a man were present now at a field of slaughter,...is that other writhing with agony ? what means this im562 Speeches of Mr. Fox. placable fury ? " The answer must be, " You are quite wrong. Sir, yx>* deceive...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...**). — But if a man were present new at a field of slaughter, and were to inquire for what they are fighting — „ Fighting, " would be the answer; „they are not fighting, they are pouting, „Why is that man expiring! Why is that other writhing with agony? What means this implacable...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 392 pages
...and of death must inflict. But if a man were present now at a field of slaughter, and were to inquire for what they were fighting—" Fighting !" would...answer must be, " You are quite wrong, sir, you deceive yourself—they are not 6ghting—do not disturb them—they are merely pausing !—This man is not...
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Rudiments of Elocution: Founded on Rush's Philosophy of the Human Voice

Sullivan Hardy Weston - 1841 - 40 pages
...present now at a field of slaughter, and were to inquire for what they were fighting—"Fighting /" would be the answer; "they are not fighting, they...they are not fighting ; do not disturb them ; they an merely pausing! This man is not expiring with agony ; that man is not dead ; he is only pausing...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1846 - 504 pages
...and of death must inflict. But if a man were present now at a field of slaughter, and were to inquire for what they were fighting, — " Fighting !" would...man expiring ? Why is that other writhing with agony 1 What means this implacable fury ?" The answer must be, — " You are quite wrong, sir, you deceive...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - 1851 - 377 pages
...of death must inflict; but if a man were present now at the field of slaughter, and were to inquire for what they were fighting, .' Fighting!" would be..."they are not fighting; they are pausing." Why is tint 3 yourselves, on the field of battle, and learn to judge of the sort of horrors that you excite....
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