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" I am one who will lift up my hands against it. In such a cause, your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like the strong man ; she would embrace the pillars of the state, and pull down the constitution along with her. "
The History of the Union, and of the Constitution ...: With ... Appendix ... - Page 38
by Charles Chauncey Burr - 1862 - 92 pages
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The History of the United States of North America, from the ..., Volume 4

James Grahame - 1836 - 462 pages
...officers ; but in such a cause, your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like the strong man : she would embrace the pillars of the state, and pull down the constitution with her. The Americans have been wronged : they have been driven to madness by injustice. Will you...
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The History of the United States of North America, from the ..., Volume 4

James Grahame - 1836
...officers; but in such a cause, your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like the strong man : she would embrace the pillars of the state, and pull down the constitution with her. The Americans have been wronged : they have been driven to madness by injustice. Will you...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 67

1838
...In such a ' cause even your success would be hazardous. America, if she 1 fell, would fall like the strong man ; she would embrace the ' pillars of the...constitution along with ' her. Is this your boasted peace lo sheath the sword, not in its ' scabbard, but in the bowels of your countrymen ?' — It was in ibis...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 2

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1838
...against it. " In such a cause, your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like the strong man. She would embrace the' pillars of the state, and pull down the constitution nlonj with her. Is this your boasted peace ? Not to sheath the sword in its scabbard, but to sheath...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1838
...America, if she fell, would fall like the strong man; she would embrace the pillars of the state, ai pull down the constitution along with her. Is this your boasted peace to sheath the sword, not in ils scabbard, but in the bowels of your countrymen?' — It was in this...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 1

Brougham and Vaux - 1839 - 4 pages
...— in such a cause even your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like the strong man ; she would embrace the pillars of the...constitution along with her. Is this your boasted peace — to sheathe the sword, not in its scabbard, but in the bowels of your countrymen 1" — It was in...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of George III

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1839
...— in such a cause even your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like the strong man ; she would embrace the pillars of the...constitution along with her. Is this your boasted peace — to sheathe the sword, not in its scabbard, but in the bowels of your countrymen?" — It was in...
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Lectures on Modern History: From the Irruption of the Northern ..., Volume 2

William Smyth - 1840 - 494 pages
...against it : in sucli a cause your success will be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like the strong man ; she would embrace the pillars of the...state, and pull down the constitution along with her. "The Americans have not acted in all things with prudence and temper. They have been wronged ; they...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1841 - 540 pages
...against it. In such a cause, your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like the strong man ; she would embrace the pillars of the...along with her. Is this your boasted peace — not to sheathe the sword in its scabbard, but to sheathe it in the bowels of your countrymen? Will you quarrel...
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The Pictorial History of England: During the Reign of George the Third ...

George Lillie Craik, Charles MacFarlane - 1841
...such a cause your success would be hazardous." America, if she fall, he exclaimed, would fall like the strong man : she would embrace the pillars of the...state, and pull down the constitution along with her. He recommended wisdom and moderation towards America, and quoted two lines from a ballad by Prior —...
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