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" When your lordships look at the papers transmitted us from America, when you consider their decency, firmness, and wisdom, you cannot but respect their cause, and wish to make it your own. "
The Old Guard: A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Principles of 1776 and 1787 - Page 249
1863
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Scientific Tracts and Family Lyceum: Designed for Instruction and ..., Volume 1

1834
...When,' said the elder Pitt, ' when your Lordships look at the papers transmitted us from America—when you consider their decency, firmness and wisdom, you...your own. For myself, I must declare and avow that in all my reading and observation—and it has been my favorite study—(I have read Thucidydes, and have...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1836
..." ' because I am afraid he might take me !' " When your Lordships look at the papers trans" mitted us from America, when you consider " their decency,...own. For myself I must declare and avow " that in all my reading of history, — and it has " been my favourite study ; I have read Thu" cydides and...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

1840
...manner, form, and modulation of voice, and great animation and zeal in the cause that is maintained. " When your Lordships look at the papers transmitted...own. For myself, I must declare and avow, that in all my reading and observation — and it has been my favourite study — I have read Thucydides, and...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 4

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1840
...me prenne ; ' — I 'm afraid he '11 take me. " When your Lordships look at the papers transmitted us from America ; when you consider their decency,...own. For myself, I must declare and avow, that in all my reading and observation — and it has been my favourite study — I have read Thucydides, and...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, Volume 4

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1840
...me prenne ; ' — I 'm afraid he '11 take me. " When your Lordships look at the papers transmitted us from America ; when you consider their decency,...own. For myself, I must declare and avow, that in all my reading and observation — and it has been my favourite study — I have read Thucydides, and...
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Lives of John Jay and Alexander Hamilton

Henry Brevoort Renwick - 1840 - 341 pages
...authors of antiquity. " When your lordships," said Chatham, in a celebrated and often-quoted speech, " look at the papers transmitted to us from America...own. For myself, I must declare and avow that, in all my reading and observation (and it has been my favourite study ; I have read Thucydides, and studied...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1841 - 300 pages
...collected. Burke. SECTION IV. Extract from Mr. Pill's Speech in the British Parliament* Jan. 20, 1775. 1. WHEN your lordships look at the papers transmitted...cause, and wish to make it your own. For myself, I mu^t declare and avow, that in all my reading and observation, (and it has been my favorite study :...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1841 - 540 pages
...qu'il ne me penne ;" — I'm afraid he'll take me. When your lordships look at the papers transmitted us from America; when you consider their decency, firmness, and wisdom, you c.unot but respect their cause and wish to make it your own. For myself, 1 must declare and avow, that...
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The School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the Elementary ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1849 - 304 pages
...make void. Extract from Mr. Pitfs Speech in Parliament, in praise of the Congress at Philadelphia. 1. WHEN your lordships look at the papers, transmitted...us from America ; when you consider their decency, firm. ness, and wisdom, you can not but respect their cause, and wish to make it your own. For myself,...
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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - 1844 - 492 pages
...When your lordships look at the papers transmitted us from America, when you consider their daring firmness and wisdom, you cannot but respect their...own. For myself, I must declare and avow, that in all my reading and observation, and it has been my favorite study — I have read Thucydides, and have...
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