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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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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - 1867 - 546 pages
...at the papers transmitted us from America ; when you consider their decency, firmness, and %visdom, you cannot but respect their cause and wish to make...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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The History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - 1868 - 812 pages
...the members. These papers attracted 1 the attention of thinking men in England. Said Chat1774. ham, " When your lordships look at the papers transmitted...cause, and wish to make it your own. For myself, I must avow, and I have studied the master states of the world, I know not the people, or senate, who, for...
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The History of the Great Republic: Considered from a Christian Stand-point

Jesse Truesdell Peck - 1868 - 710 pages
...British Provinces, and one to the Province of Quebec. " When your lordships," said Lord Chatham, " look at the papers transmitted to us from America,...decency, firmness, and wisdom, you cannot but respect the cause, and wish to make it your own." The memory of Lord Chatham is dear to the heart of every...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 13

Washington Irving - 1869
...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...firmness, and wisdom, you cannot but respect their canse, and wish to make it your own. For myself, I must declare and avow that, in the master states...
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THE HOME OF WASHINGTON OR MOUNT VERNON AND ITS ASSOCIATIONS, HISTORICAL ...

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1870
...the most enthusiastic encomiums, in a speech in the House of Lords. "When your lordships," he said, "look at the papers transmitted to us from America;...own. For myself, I must declare and avow, that in all my reading and study of history (and it has been my favorite study— I have read Thucydides, and...
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A History of Higher Education in America

Charles Franklin Thwing - 1906 - 501 pages
...It was of these papers that Lord Chatham said: " When your lordships look at the papers transmitted us from America, *when you consider their decency,...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 Thucydides, and have...
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The True Patrick Henry

George Morgan - 1907 - 484 pages
...world." Chatham said, in the House of Lords : " When your lordships look at the papers transmitted us from America, when you consider their decency,...your own. For myself, I must declare and avow that in all my reading of history and observation — and it has been my favorite study — I have read Thucydides,...
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A Short History of America's Literature: With Selections from Colonial and ...

Eva March Tappan - 1907 - 255 pages
...documents. It was of these papers that Lord Chatham said: "When you consider their decency, firm ness, and wisdom, you cannot but respect their cause and wish to make it your own." The second extract is from a letter to a friend in London, written by Lee, May 31, 1764. The third...
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The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language, Literature, Biography ...

Henry Woldmar Ruoff - 1908 - 844 pages
...documents. "When your lordship looks at the papers transmitted to us from America," said Chatham, in 1775, "when you consider their decency, firmness, and wisdom, you cannot but respect their cause." The greatest orator of Massachusetts was James Otis; the greatest orator of Virginia, Patrick Henry....
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A. D. 1704

Esther Singleton - 1908
...qualities displayed in the first American Congress: "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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