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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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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 3

1845
...qu'il ne me penne ;" — Pm afraid he'll 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 favorite study — I have read Thucydides, and...
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History of Schoharie County: And Border Wars of New York; Containing Also a ...

Jeptha Root Simms - 1845 - 672 pages
...immutable, eternal, fixed as the firmament of Heaven. When your lordships look at the papers transmitted us from America, when you consider their decency, firmness and wisdom, you can not but respect their cause and wish to make it your own — for myself I must declare and avow...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1845 - 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 ci..not but respect their cause and wish to make it your own. For myself, 1 must declare and avow,...
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Sanderson's Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence

Robert Taylor Conrad - 1846 - 720 pages
...congress by the first Lord Chatham. Speaking in the house of lords, that nobleman thus expressed himself: "When you consider their decency, firmness, and wisdom,...own. For myself, I must declare and avow, that in all my reading, and it has been my favourite pursuit, that for solidity of reasoning, force of sagacity,...
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School Reader: 4th book

Charles Walton Sanders - 1842
...transmitted •o us from America ; when you consider their decency, fivrn. Bess, and wisdom, you can not but respect their cause, and wish to make it your own. For myself, I must declare and avow, that in all my reading and observation, (and it has feeen my favorite study, I have read Thucydides, and have...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable the Earl of Chatham in the Houses of ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1848 - 170 pages
...peur,' replied Conde, very honestly, ' J'ai peur qu'il ne me prenne ;' — I'm afraid he'll take me. " 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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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 32

1848
...Chatham, in the House of Lords : ' When you consider their decency, firmness and wisdom,' said he, ' you cannot but respect their cause, and wish to make...own. For myself, I must declare and avow, that in all my reading, and it has been my favorite pursuit, that for solidity of reasoning, force of sagacity...
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Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - 1848 - 456 pages
...Lord Chatham, in the House of Lords: " When you consider their decency, firmness and wisdom," said he, "you cannot but respect their cause, and wish to make...own. For myself, I must declare and avow, that in all my reading, and it has been my favorite pursuit, that for solidity of reasoning, force of sagacity...
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The Life and Writings of De Witt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton, William W. Campbell - 1849 - 381 pages
...emanated from the first Congress, and which drew forth the following panegyric from the great Chatham: " 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 favorite study (I have read Thucydides and have...
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Works, Volume 8

Washington Irving - 1857
...subject in the House of Lords, could not restrain his enthusiasm. " When your lordships," said he, "look at the papers transmitted to us from America...myself, I must declare and avow that, in the master states of the world, I know not the people, or senate, who, in such a complication of difficult circumstances,...
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