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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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1856 - 1563 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 ?" — It was in...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh review, Volume 1

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1856
...— 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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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM THE DISCOVERY OF THE AMERICAN CONTINENT

GEORGE BANCROFT - 1857
...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,...her. " Is this your boasted peace ? Not to sheath the CHAP. sword in its scabbard, but to sheath it in the bowels ^^ of your brothers, the Americans? Will...
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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred Exercises ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1858 - 504 pages
...it. 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 State,...Constitution along with her. Is this your boasted peace? To sheathe the sword, not in its scabbard, but in the bowels of your countrymen ? The Americans have...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - 1874 - 411 pages
...that have been preserved of him : ' America, if she falls, will fall like the strong man ; she will embrace the pillars of the State, and pull down the Constitution along with her.' The very next sentence contains a commonplace and even coarse metaphor : ' Is this your boasted peace...
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The history of England, by D. Hume, continued by T. Smollett, and to the ...

David Hume - 1859
...injustice, I am one who will lift up my hands against it ; — in such a canse your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like a...state, and pull down the constitution along with her." Pitt, then deprecating the conduct of those who jndged the Americans with an eye of severity, said...
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The American Orator's Own Book

1859 - 350 pages
...country ; 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. Is this your boasted peace ? Not to sheathe the sword in the scabbard, but to sheathe it...
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The Pulpit of the American Revolution: Or, The Political Sermons of the ...

John Wingate Thornton - 1860 - 537 pages
...1766, Mr. Pitt himself declared the American controversy to be " a great common cause," and that " America, if she fell, would fall like a strong man....state, and pull down the constitution along with her." Hear Lord Camden, also : " I will say, not only as a statesman, politician, and philosopher, but as...
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The Pulpit of the American Revolution: Or, The Political Sermons of the ...

John Wingate Thornton - 1860 - 537 pages
...January, 1766, Mr. Pitt himself declared the American controversy to be "a great common cause," and that " America, if she fell, would fall like a strong man....state, and pull down the constitution along with her." Hear Lord Camden, also: "I will say, not only as a statesman, politician, and philosopher, bat as a...
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Anecdote Biography

John Timbs - 1860
...— in such a case, 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 ?" His character...
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