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" I CANNOT, my Lords, I will not, join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment. It is not a time for adulation: the smoothness of flattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now... "
Reminiscences of Charles Butler ... - Page 148
by Charles Butler - 1824
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 8

1791 - 302 pages
...meafures that have heaped difgrace and misfortune upon us — that have brought ruin to our doors. This, my lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment! It is not a time for adulation ; — the fmoothnefs of flattery cannot now aVail — cannot fave us in this rugged and awcful crifis :— ^it...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1792 - 458 pages
...approves, XLlV. have heaped difgrace and misfortune upon us—that have 1 717brought ruin to our doors. This, my Lords^ is a perilous and tremendous moment ! It is not a time for adulation. The fmoothnefs of flattery cannot now avail—- cannot fave us in thi» rugged and awful crifis. It is...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Earl ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1793 - 542 pages
...eftccmcd for its accuracy. Cx!fvP> ' misfortune upon us-'-that have brought *^-P- ' ruin to our doors. This, my Lords, is a ' perilous and tremendous moment ! It is ' not a time for adulation. The fmooth* nefs of flattery cannot now avail — cannot ' fave us in this rugged and awful crifis. ' It...
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - 1795 - 496 pages
...hitherto nothing but disappointments and defeats. I CANNOT, my lords, I WILL NOT join in con* gratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my lords, is a perilous...if possible, dispel the delusion and darkness which envelop it; and display in its full danger, and genuine colors, the ruin which is brought to, our doors....
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - 1795 - 374 pages
...difappoiutnients and defeats. I CANNOT, my Lords, I WILL NOT join in congratulation on misfortune and difgraoe. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment; it is not a time for adulation ; the fmoothnefs of flattery cannot fave us in this nigged and awful crifis. It is now neccflary to inftruct...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1797 - 440 pages
...meafures which have heaped difgrace and misfortune upon us—which have brought ruin to our doors. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment! It is not a time for adulation. The fmoothnefs of flattery cannot now avail—cannot fave us in this rugged and awful crifis. It is now...
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Miscellaneous Works of Hugh Boyd: The Author of the Letters of Junius, Volume 1

Hugh Boyd - 1800 - 638 pages
...monftrous meafures that have heaped difgrace and misfortune upon uS«that have brought ruin to our doors. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment !". It is not a time fof adulatidn ;— the fmoothnefs of flattery cannot now avail — cannot, fave us in this awful and...
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a compendious view of universal history

charles mayo, l.l.b. - 1804 - 570 pages
...address in answer to it. " I cannot, my " lords, join in congratulation on misfortune, and disgrace. This is a " perilous and tremendous moment! It is not a...for adulation. The " smoothness of flattery cannot now avail—cannot save us in this rugged " and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct the throne...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - 1807 - 312 pages
...upon us ; that have broiigL: ruin to our doors. This, my lords, is a perilous ami tremendous moment 1 It is. not a time for adulation The smoothness of flattery cannot now avail ; cannct save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now r, cessary to instruct the throne...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 5

Nathaniel Chapman - 1808 - 514 pages
...and tremendous moment ! It is not a time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot now avail ; cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It...instruct the throne in the language of truth. We must dispel the delusion and the darkness which envelop it; and display, in its full danger and true colours,...
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