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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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832 - 428 pages
...WAR, AND AGAINST EMPLOYING THE INDIANS IN IT. I CANNOT, my Lords, I will not, join in congratulation 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 colours, the ruin which is brought to our...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 310 pages
...and endeavors 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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Mirabeau's Letters, During His Residence in England: With ..., Volume 1

Honoré-Gabriel de Riquetti comte de Mirabeau - 1832 - 504 pages
...misfortune upon us — that have brought ruin to our doors. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremulous moment ! It is not a time for adulation, the smoothness of flattery cannot now avail — cannot save us in this awful and rugged crisis ; — it is now necessary to instruct...
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A Grammar of Elocution: Containing the Principles of the Arts of Reading and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1832 - 360 pages
...1 and tre- mendous | moment; | **1 "1 | '"1 it is | not a | time for | adu- | lation : | *"1 1 | *1 the | smoothness of | flattery | cannot | save us | ^ in this | rugged and | awful | crisis. | *1*1 | 1*1 1 **1 It is | now |necessary | ^ to in- 1 struct the | throne | 1 in the | language of...
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Mirabeau's letters, during his residence in England; with ..., Volume 1

Honoré Gabriel Riquetti comte de Mirabeau - 1832 - 520 pages
...misfortune upon us—that have brought ruin to our doors. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremulous moment! It is not a time for adulation, the smoothness of flattery cannot now avail—cannot save us in this awful and rugged crisis;—it is now necessary to instruct the throne...
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Mirabeau's Letters During His Residence in England: With Anecdotes ..., Volume 1

Honoré-Gabriel de Riqueti comte de Mirabeau - 1832 - 730 pages
...misfortune upon us — that have brought ruin to our doors. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremulous moment ! It is not a time for adulation, the smoothness of flattery cannot now avail — cannot save us in this awful and rugged crisis ; — it is now necessary to instruct...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - 1836 - 534 pages
...hitherto nothing but disappointments and defeats. I cannot, my lords, I will not join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my lords, is a perilous...language of truth. We must, if possible, dispel the darkness and delusion which envelop it ; and display, in its full danger and genuine colors, the ruin...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 404 pages
...and endeavors 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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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 4

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1840 - 644 pages
...and tremendous moment ! It is no 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 envelope it ; and display, in its full danger and true colours,...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, Volume 4

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1840 - 626 pages
...and tremendous moment ! It is no 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 envelope it ; and display, in its full danger and true colours,...
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