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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 History of England, During the Reign of George III, Volume 2

James Robins - 1824 - 490 pages
...The smoothness of flattery cannot avail- — cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is necessary to instruct the throne in the language of truth. We must dispel the delusion and the darkness which envelope it ; and display, in its full danger and true colours,...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 310 pages
...join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my lords, is a perilous and trt • ^ndous moment : it is not a time for adulation ; the smoothness...if possible, dispel the delusion and darkness which envelop it ; and display, in its full danger and genuine colours, the ruin which is brought to our...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1828 - 414 pages
...put into their hands." — Lord Chatham rose, and said : 15 tion on misfortune and disgrace. This, is a perilous and tremendous moment — it is not...instruct the throne in the language of truth. We must, if pos20 sible, dispel the delusion and darkness which envelope it ; and display in its full danger and...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - 1828 - 310 pages
...fate—so ends my tale. ON THE AMERICAN WAR. CHATHAM. I cannot, my Lords, I will not join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my Lords, is a perilous...save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now time to instruct the throne in the language of Truth. We must, if possible, dispel the darkness and...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1828 - 418 pages
...join in congratula15 tion on misfortune and disgrace. This, is a perilous and tremendous moment—it is not a time for adulation —the smoothness of flattery...instruct the throne in the language of truth. We must, if pos20 sible, dispel the delusion and darkness which envelope it; and display in its full danger and...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 266 pages
...and endeavours to sanctify the monstrous measures which have heaped disgrace and misfortune upon us. This, my lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment!...time 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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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 264 pages
...and endeavours to sanctify tlic monstrous measures which have heaped disgrace and misfortune upon us. This, my lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment! It is not a time for adulation. Tne smoothness of flattery cannot now avail; cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates, Volume 23

Great Britain. Parliament - 1830 - 752 pages
...of Lord Chatham, " the present is a perilous and tremendous moment. Flattery cannot save us in thia awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct the...language of truth ; we must if possible dispel the darkness and delusion which envelope it, and display in its true light and genuine colours, the ruin...
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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

1830 - 288 pages
...Granson and. Mimen.] ON AMERICAN AFFAlRS (1777). 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 lime for adulation : the suuiollmess of flattery cannot save us in this rugged and awiiil crisis. It...
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An Essay on Junius and His Letters: Embracing a Sketch of the Life and ...

Benjamin Waterhouse - 1831 - 482 pages
...November, 1777, when a flattering address to the King was under debate, Lord Chatham said, " My Lords, this is a perilous and tremendous moment! It is not a time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot \iovv avail, cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct the Throne...
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