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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 Virginia: From Its First Settlement to the Present Day, Volume 3

John Burk - Virginia - 1805
...skill of your officers — I know the force of this country ; but in such a cause your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like a...embrace the pillars of the state, and pull down the contitution with her. Is this your boasted peace ? Not to sheathe the sword in the scabbard, but to...
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An Historical Review of the State of Ireland from the Invasion of that ...

Francis Plowden - Ireland - 1806
...instruments to make " slaves of the rest. If America was to fall," continued he, "she " would fall like the strong man ; she would embrace the pillars " of the state, and pull down the constitution with her. She has " been wronged ; she has been driven to madness by injustice : " Will you punish...
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Annals of Great Britain: From the Ascension of George III, to the Peace of ...

Thomas Campbell - Great Britain - 1807
...be hazardous. America, if she fell, , ^'' would fall like the strong man ; she would cm- 1766. brace the pillars of the state, and pull down the constitution...peace ? Not to sheath the sword in its scabbard, but in the bowels of your countrymen. The Americans have not acted in all things with prudence and temper....
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...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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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...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 British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 2

Oratory - 1808
...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 tie constitution with her. Is this your boasted peace ? Not to sheathe the sword in the scabbard, but...
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1809
...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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Washington, Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books

Thomas Northmore - English poetry - 1809 - 253 pages
...Sampson—" In such a cause, your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would tall like the strong man. She would embrace the pillars of the state, and pull down the constitution along with her. " Lord Chatham, Debrett, iv. 297. . 208. a modesty — " The gentleman must not wonder he was not contradicted,...
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Parliamentary speeches from 1761 to 1802

William Hazlitt - Orators - 1810
...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,...constitution 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...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 3

Elegant extracts - 1812
...such a cause, your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like the strongman; she would embrace the pillars of the state, and pull...constitution 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?...
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